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RED BANK: KIDS’ BROADWALK TAKEOVER
RED BANK: The kids are in charge as Broadwalk is transformed into a playland for ages 2 to 8.
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RED BANK: KIDS’ TAKEOVER OF BROADWALK
RED BANK: The kids are in charge as Broadwalk is transformed into a playland for ages 2 to 8.
RED BANK: COUNCIL MAY REOPEN VNA PLAN
RED BANK: Council moves on possible re-review of VNA site as Saxum pursues reclassification as "area in need of redevelopment."
RED BANK: CENTER BACKERS RALLY AGAIN
RED BANK: Invoking the specter of 'apartments' on site, Senior Center backers press for repairs, and drown out a dissenter, at rally.
RED BANK: Borough officials elated at $1.18 million stimulus infusion, but say it can't be used to repair Senior Center, as suggested by candidate.
RED BANK: CENTER BACKERS PLAN RALLY
RED BANK: Supporters of the mothballed Senior Center plan to rally for the second time to demand the council repair the Shrewsbury Avenue facility.
RED BANK: WHAT’S ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Here's what's on the agenda, and what's not, when the council holds a regular session via Zoom Wednesday evening.
RED BANK: WHAT’S ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Council agenda includes RiverCenter bylaw changes, ambulance contract renewal... and still no movement on commenting protocol.
RED BANK: SENIOR CENTER DEBATE RAGES ON
RED BANK: It's four against two, again, as a Democrats continue to clash over mothballed Senior Center and role of Redevelopment Agency.
RED BANK: Council agenda includes bonds, hirings, event date approvals for a post-pandemic world... but still no movement on commenting protocol.
RED BANK: MORE SPARKS OVER SENIOR CENTER
RED BANK: Passions run high as residents demand Senior Center be repaired, while sparks continue to fly among council members.
RED BANK: DEMS ERUPT OVER SENIOR CENTER
RED BANK: Tension among Democrats over the future of the borough's Senior Center erupts in public as "majority" splits with Ballard and Zipprich.
RED BANK: SENIOR CENTER STILL ON ICE
RED BANK: The Senior Center, which has been closed since a leak almost two years ago, is not for sale, officials say. But will it ever reopen?
RED BANK: SEMI-PROS MAKE BASIE HOME TURF
RED BANK: FC Monmouth, a new semi-pro soccer squad, will play home games at Count Basie Fields for its inaugural season this spring and summer.
RED BANK: FIREFIGHTERS FREE TRAPPED HAWK
The bird makes a break for freedom under the watch of a decoy owl. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank volunteer firefightersContinue reading "RED BANK: FIREFIGHTERS FREE TRAPPED HAWK"
RED BANK: GIRL’S WISH IS TO ENABLE OTHERS
Eight-year-old Kasey Kennedy, a student at St. James School in Red Bank, with the members of the Red Bank Catholic Making Wishes Club – plus her little brother, Colin. (PhotoContinue reading "RED BANK: GIRL’S WISH IS TO ENABLE OTHERS"
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
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.