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RED BANK: BASIE BLEACHER PLAN ADVANCES
RED BANK: Borough will move ahead with plan to request state money to replace grandstand at Count Basie Fields.
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RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: At final session of 2023, council to take up possible train station redevelopment, stadium bleacher replacement.
RED BANK: BASIE BLEACHER PROJECT SLATED
RED BANK: Home-team bleachers at Basie Park would be replaced at a cost of $1.16 million under Green Acres funding request.
FAIR HAVEN: BOROUGH EYES RIVER PARCEL
FAIR HAVEN: Borough seeks Green Acres funding for possible purchase of lot adjoining the municipal dock on the Navesink River.
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN VIEW SNEAK PREVIEW
RED BANK: redbankgreen gets a sneak peek of stunning river vistas from nearly finished playground/lookout stand at Bellhaven Natural Area. Video.
RED BANK: PUBLIC PROJECTS ADVANCING
RED BANK: What's Going On Here with these borough projects? Updates on Bellhaven Natural Area, Eastside Park and parking meter replacement.
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN OIL TANK YANKED
RED BANK: What's Going On Here? Environmental cleanup underway at Bellhaven Natural Area, which is slated to get a playground and observation deck.
RED BANK: COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Green Acres grant applications for two parks, and appointments to the new redevelopment agency are on the council's agenda Wednesday night.
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE’S GOOD FORTUNE
RED BANK: The crumbling Fortune House gives journalism students a taste of what it's planned to become: a cultural and educational center.
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE RESCUE PLAN OK’D
RED BANK: A plan to save the Fortune House, and build 31 apartments out back, wins zoning board approval..
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE PLAN SCHEDULED
RED BANK: A developer's plan to preserve the Fortune House, and build 32 apartments, goes to the zoning board this week.
RED BANK: BUILDER EYES FORTUNE HOUSE SITE
RED BANK: Developer Roger Mumford has a plan to save the Fortune House, but it comes with a catch.
RED BANK: STATE BIDS FOR FORTUNE HOUSE
The home of pioneering human rights journalist T. Thomas Fortune has been vacant for many years. Below, an undated photo of Fortune, who owned it from 1901 to 1911.  (Photo aboveContinue reading "RED BANK: STATE BIDS FOR FORTUNE HOUSE"
RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAP-UP
Seventh-graders from the Red Bank Charter School presented a report on “serving a healthy town,” and Mayor Pasquale Menna, below, returned to the dais after heart surgery. (Photo by JohnContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAP-UP"
SEA BRIGHT: LOCALS SAY KEEP APARTMENTS
The Anchorage Apartments on the Shrewsbury River remain vacant eight months after Hurricane Sandy.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON Sea Bright officials last weekContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: LOCALS SAY KEEP APARTMENTS"
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TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.