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RED BANK: TAXPAYER BUDGET Q&A SLATED
For the 10th year in a row, Red Bank borough government department heads are scheduled to offer presentations on their 2016 budget proposals at a public information session scheduled for Wednesday,Continue reading "RED BANK: TAXPAYER BUDGET Q&A SLATED"
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RED BANK: PARKING IDEA SPUTTERS
A proposal to extend meter enforcement hours appeared to get no traction Wednesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank councilContinue reading "RED BANK: PARKING IDEA SPUTTERS"
RED BANK: GOP DRAFT BUDGET HAS TAXES UP
Councilwoman Linda Schwabenbauer, who heads the finance committee, says there’s been a “severe” drop in revenue from last year along with an increase in expenses. (Photo by John T. Ward.Continue reading "RED BANK: GOP DRAFT BUDGET HAS TAXES UP"
RED BANK: KIDS’ EVENTS, BOOK DEBUT CUT
Library programs have been canceled in the wake of layoffs. (File photo. Click to enlarge) [See correction below] By JOHN T. WARD Following a layoff that eliminated half the staffContinue reading "RED BANK: KIDS’ EVENTS, BOOK DEBUT CUT"
RED BANK: LIBRARY LAYOFFS SPARK OUTRAGE
Laid-off children’s librarian Sira Williams embraces colleague Jane Eigenrauch after Wednesday night’s council meeting. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Hours after more thanContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY LAYOFFS SPARK OUTRAGE"
RED BANK: LIBRARY PUTS STAFF ON NOTICE
A meeting of the Red Bank library board in the former living room of the Eisner family last month. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank PublicContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY PUTS STAFF ON NOTICE"
RED BANK: O LORD, I NEED A DRINK
The merriment no longer has to wait until 11 a.m, in Red Bank bars on Sundays. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Six mornings a week, those with aContinue reading "RED BANK: O LORD, I NEED A DRINK"
RED BANK RENEWS PUSH FOR LATE CLOSINGS
Bars and restaurants are doing their job keeping doors open late, some say, but more merchants must stay open to attract more visitors. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK RENEWS PUSH FOR LATE CLOSINGS"
POST OFFICE CUTTING HOURS AGAIN
A cheesy sign with partly-obliterated information announces the change. (Click to enlarge) The post office on Broad Street in Red Bank is about to get another cutback in its serviceContinue reading "POST OFFICE CUTTING HOURS AGAIN"
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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.
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.