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RED BANK REGIONAL TEACHER ARRESTED
LITTLE SILVER: Red Bank Regional teacher arrested and charged with having a long-term sexual relationship with a former student.
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RED BANK: Ex-teacher charged with sexually assaulting four Long Branch elementary students; he later worked at Red Bank Charter School for just three days.
RED BANK: EX-CHARTER TEACHER CHARGED
RED BANK: Former charter school teacher charged with 'multiple' assaults on elementary students; suspect resigned after three days.
RED BANK: SCHOOLS AMONG ‘MOST IMPROVED”
RED BANK: Borough school district one of 11 statewide chosen for Lighthouse award, based on greatest gains in students' academic performance.
ON THE GREEN: Friday night football highlights, including a huge night for Red Bank Catholic's Brusca and a Rumson-Fair Haven loss to St. John Vianney.
RED BANK: RIVERSIDE STAND TO OPEN SOON
RED BANK: Gracie and the Dudes expects to open an ice cream stand in Riverside Gardens Park within two weeks.
RED BANK: ICE CREAM VENDOR TO RUN STAND
In recent years, the Riverside Gardens concession booth has been open only during borough events in the park, and managed by borough employees and volunteers. (Photo by John T. Ward. ClickContinue reading "RED BANK: ICE CREAM VENDOR TO RUN STAND"
Long Branch guard Anthony Velazquez delivered a game-winning layup with 15 seconds to go in the Green Wave’s 48-47 win at Red Bank Regional in Little Silver Tuesday. Shore Sports Zone hasContinue reading "RBR FALLS TO LONG BRANCH"
Red Bank Regional’s varsity football team quintupled last year’s win total, ending the season with a 5-5 record, but the closer was downbeat as the Bucs fell to Long Branch,Continue reading "RBR ENDS SEASON AT 5-5 WITH LOSS TO LB"
After four years of waiting for a home victory under the lights, fans of Red Bank Regional’s varsity football team had their patience rewarded Friday night as the Bucs beatContinue reading "RBR GRABS FIRST NIGHT WIN; RBC ROLLS"
LITTLE SILVER: SEEDS OF A TOMATO DYNASTY
For the third year in a row, Michael Mansfield of Oceanport won the the biggest homegrown tomato contest at the annual Sickles Farm Market weigh-in on Saturday, with a 4-pound, 2-ounceContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: SEEDS OF A TOMATO DYNASTY"
RED BANK: MAYOR WELCOMES SPECIAL GUESTS
Eight disabled students from the Schroth School in Ocean Township arrived in Red Bank Friday morning for a picnic in Riverside Gardens Park and possibly some shopping downtown. But first,Continue reading "RED BANK: MAYOR WELCOMES SPECIAL GUESTS"
RED BANK: OWNER VOWS ‘NOT ANOTHER FIXX’
Gotham Lounge will have a dress code, a partner in the business said. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Hoping to head off misconceptions,Continue reading "RED BANK: OWNER VOWS ‘NOT ANOTHER FIXX’"
RED BANK: FROM THE ’70S, A FRESH BREEZE
It was an unsettled afternoon in downtown Red Bank. A series of pouting, petulant young men and women were hanging out on the corner of Broad and West Front streets,Continue reading "RED BANK: FROM THE ’70S, A FRESH BREEZE"
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"
JAZZ & BLUES TOO HOT TO HANDLE
Torrid heat and humidity, with temperatures hovering around 100 degrees, made the early hours of the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Festival at the Middletown Arts Center a hard sellContinue reading "JAZZ & BLUES TOO HOT TO HANDLE"
The 2009 edition of the festival was the last at Red Bank’s Marine Park, and there are no signs of a return. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The JerseyContinue reading "JAZZ & BLUES FEST BUSTS ITSELF IN THREE"
SAYING GOODBYE TO HER TOWN
Sea Bright Administrator Maryann Smeltzer will retire at the end of June. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Maryann Smeltzer was born in Long Branch, andContinue reading "SAYING GOODBYE TO HER TOWN"
ON CONSIGNMENT: RE-ENTRY JOBS
U Gallery will feature luxury goods on consignment and works by brain-injured artists. (Click to enlarge) One of the stores opening as part of a surge in new consignment shopsContinue reading "ON CONSIGNMENT: RE-ENTRY JOBS"
In an exclusive, today’s edition of Red Bank oRBit reports that three Bruce Springsteen fans, including one from Lincroft, have purchased the Long Branch house where the rocker wrote ‘BornContinue reading "IN oRBit: FANS BUY ‘BORN TO RUN’ COTTAGE"
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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.