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RED BANK: SNACK BAR, SCREENS ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Council to take up measures on weeds, window screens and the future of the Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday. Here's an agenda scan.
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RED BANK: INKY PROBES SEGREGATION CLAIMS
RED BANK: Philadelphia Inquirer probes segregation claims leveled at charter school.
RED BANK: CHARTER SCHOOL WINS GYM OK
RED BANK: Over objections reflecting long-standing resentments, charter school wins OK to create gym in a building it's buying.
RED BANK: CHARTER, RAYRAP ON AGENDA
RED BANK: The charter school and developer Ray Rapcavage go before the zoning board with plans that have generated a fair amount of heat recently.
RED BANK: CHARTER SCHOOL TO BUY BUILDING
RED BANK: The charter school plans to pay $1.73 million for a commercial building that abuts its property to create a gym.
FAIR HAVEN: ACME CENTER MAKEOVER OK’D
FAIR HAVEN: Acme shopping center makeover approved, minus a large sign that board members said raised pedestrian safety concerns.
FAIR HAVEN: ACME CENTER CHANGES DETAILED
FAIR HAVEN: Acme center owner details plan to keep it as a "neighborhood shopping center" but with more accessible parking.
FAIR HAVEN: ACME CENTER TO GET MAKEOVER
FAIR HAVEN: As another tenant departs, the new owners of the Acme shopping center file renovation plans amid buzz about store turnover.
RED BANK: CHARTER CLAIMS NO ‘SEGREGATION’
RED BANK: In an op-ed, charter school superintendent Pennotti blasts "segregation" claims of critics, citing a 2004 court ruling.
FAIR HAVEN: BIKE SHOP CALLING IT QUITS
FAIR HAVEN: Like Laird's Stationery, Bike Haven is also getting squeezed out, though rising rent isn't the only reason.
FAIR HAVEN: AT LAIRD’S, A SIGN OF CHANGE
FAIR HAVEN: The sign comes down at Laird's Stationery, marking the end of an era.
FAIR HAVEN: LAIRD’S GETTING SQUEEZED OUT
FAIR HAVEN: After almost 40 years, a stationery store where the register "never stops ringing" is being squeezed out by a new landlord.
RED BANK: A WEIGHTED LOTTERY, AND A WAIT
CPA Scott Landau holds a ball he drew from a rotating drum as charter school business administrator Theresa Shirley records its number Thursday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK: A WEIGHTED LOTTERY, AND A WAIT"
RED BANK: WEIGHTED CHARTER LOTTERY OK’D
The lottery drawing is scheduled for April 28 at the charter school, on Oakland Street. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Though its highly controversialContinue reading "RED BANK: WEIGHTED CHARTER LOTTERY OK’D"
SEA BRIGHT: EX-MAYOR MAY GET FIRE STATION
Two fire trucks have been relocated out of town and another sits beneath a tent since the firehouse, in the background, was condemned. Former Mayor Jo-Ann Kalaka-Adams, below. (Photo byContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: EX-MAYOR MAY GET FIRE STATION"
By JOHN T. WARD After three decades getting a discount, Red Bank tenants could have to pick up full cost-of-living increases starting later this year. The borough council introduced anContinue reading "RENTERS MAY FACE FULL CPI INCREASES"
RENT BOARD TABLES CPI DISCUSSION
Two tenants and two reporters turned out for Thursday night’s monthly meeting of the Red Bank rent board. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD No landlords appeared from theContinue reading "RENT BOARD TABLES CPI DISCUSSION"
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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.