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RBR: CHEERLEADER PUSHUPS REINSTATED
LITTLE SILVER: Red Bank Regional cheerleaders were back to doing post-score pushups Friday night, one week after the custom was suspended over a complaint.
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RBR: CHEERLEADER PUSHUPS AT ISSUE
LITTLE SILVER: RBR has temporarily banned cheerleader pushups at football games after a complaint. So parents are doing them instead.
LITTLE SILVER: STUDENT FILM A PRIZEWINNER
LITTLE SILVER: A short film shot in and around Red Bank by a Red Bank Regional sophomore was a double prize winner at a student film festival last month.
RBR STUDENTS PROTEST RESPONSE TO PRAYER
According to one account, hall monitor Joel Gray, below, was placed on administrative leave after engaging Jazmin Graham, center above, in prayer. She said she had sought Gray’s counsel. (Photo byContinue reading "RBR STUDENTS PROTEST RESPONSE TO PRAYER"
In the February 28 edition of his cable show,“Last Week Tonight,” comedian John Oliver urged viewers to “make Donald Drumpf again.”  By JOHN T. WARD A Middletown High School SouthContinue reading "M’TOWN: TEACHER DUMPED OVER TRUMP VIDEO"
RED BANK: RBR PRINCIPAL AIRS HEALTH ISSUE
Risa Clay in 2010, when she was named principal at Red Bank Regional High. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi. Click to enlarge) Red Bank Regional Principal Risa Clay is speaking out —Continue reading "RED BANK: RBR PRINCIPAL AIRS HEALTH ISSUE"
Red Bank Regional’s Sadiq Palmer was among the three finalists for Zoneman of the Year as Shore Sports Zone marked the close of the 2015 high school football season withContinue reading "SHORE SPORTS ZONE CAPS FOOTBALL ’15"
LITTLE SILVER: STUDENT TO RATE WALKWAYS
Theo Cheevers at Church Street and Rumson Road, site of a recent sidewalk reconstruction. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Where exactly in Little SilverContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: STUDENT TO RATE WALKWAYS"
RED BANK: OLD YEARBOOKS GET PIXELATED
A screengrab of a “popularity poll” page in the 1956 Red Bank High School yearbook. And hey, do you recognize the graduate shown below? (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: OLD YEARBOOKS GET PIXELATED"
A TIE WON’T DO: RBC BUSTS TIE-DYE RECORD
Four-hundred-fifty-four students and teachers at Red Bank Catholic gathered in groovy casualwear Wednesday morning in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the “largest gathering of peopleContinue reading "A TIE WON’T DO: RBC BUSTS TIE-DYE RECORD"
RED BANK: HIGH SCHOOL THESPIANS OF OLD
  Now playing in the lobby display case at Red Bank borough hall: photos of Red Bank High School thespians, believed to have been taken in the 1950s. The exhibit, theContinue reading "RED BANK: HIGH SCHOOL THESPIANS OF OLD"
RED BANK: GRID STARS OF OLD
Photos of Red Bank High School football players, coaches and cheerleaders from the 1940s and ’50s give the lobby display case at borough hall a distinctly autumnal feel. The exhibit,Continue reading "RED BANK: GRID STARS OF OLD"
RED BANK: PROM PIX POSTED, OLD-SCHOOL
Photos from Red Bank High School proms of the 1950s in a display at borough hall. (Photos of photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "RED BANK: PROM PIX POSTED, OLD-SCHOOL"
RBR STUDENTS REDUCE COLLEGE APP STRESS
Sophia Gutchinov, above, survived the challenges of the college-application process. Siani Henriques, below, is contending with them now. (Photo below by Isabel Halloran. Click to enlarge) By ISABEL HALLORAN RedContinue reading "RBR STUDENTS REDUCE COLLEGE APP STRESS"
RFH: PREPPING FOR COLLEGE WITH CREPES
Seniors Leela Srinivasan, Meredith Apicella and Jackie Bruckmann  from Rumson-Fair Haven High School at a meeting of the new cooking club make crepes in the St. George’s kitchen in Rumson. (Photo by JimContinue reading "RFH: PREPPING FOR COLLEGE WITH CREPES"
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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.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.