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RED BANK: SCHOOL AID TO RISE 13 PERCENT
Red Bank Primary School. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) Red Bank schools will see a $339,000 increase in budgetary help from Trenton next year, the Christie Administration announcedContinue reading "RED BANK: SCHOOL AID TO RISE 13 PERCENT"
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SCHOOL ARTS TO GET INSTRUCTOR BOOST
Count Basie CEO Adam Philipson and director of education Yvonne Lamb Scudiery meet the press on Tuesday. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON Red Bank’s youngest studentsContinue reading "SCHOOL ARTS TO GET INSTRUCTOR BOOST"
RED BANK PRE-K: ALL IN, IF NOT ALL IN TOWN
Teacher Kelly Hogan greets a returning four-year-old in her new classroom at RBR Thursday. Below, students gets ready to draw their own portraits.  (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "RED BANK PRE-K: ALL IN, IF NOT ALL IN TOWN"
PRE-K BEGINS YEAR WITH 60 STAYING HOME
The lights were on Tuesday morning as the staff awaited the arrival of pre-k students for the first day of the school year at the Head Start school on Drs.Continue reading "PRE-K BEGINS YEAR WITH 60 STAYING HOME"
PRE-K AT THE LIMIT, AND LIKELY TO STAY
Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction, John Bombardier, with a pre-k student. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI After two years of growth, the number of childrenContinue reading "PRE-K AT THE LIMIT, AND LIKELY TO STAY"
BOARD PASSES BUDGET, TAX INCREASE
Board members Ann Roseman and Ben Forest at Tuesday night’s session. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The Red Bank Board of Education unanimously passed a $19 million budgetContinue reading "BOARD PASSES BUDGET, TAX INCREASE"
While dedicated funding will pay for an expansion of the pre-K program, nearly all of the remaining state aid would be passed through to the Red Bank Charter School, MoranaContinue reading "MORANA: “WE’RE NOT GETTING ANYTHING”"
MORANA TO CHRISTIE: LOOK BEFORE YOU CUT
Superintendent Laura Morana in her office in July. Red Bank schools Superintendent Laura Morana is urging Governor-elect Chris Christie get a up-close look at the district’s pre-kindergarten program before takingContinue reading "MORANA TO CHRISTIE: LOOK BEFORE YOU CUT"
RED BANK EARLY-ED PROGRAM IN SPOTLIGHT
The article appears in an education-themed edition of the magazine. The Red Bank school system‘s cutting-edge early childhood education program known as Tools of the Mind is spotlighted in theContinue reading "RED BANK EARLY-ED PROGRAM IN SPOTLIGHT"
Today’s Asbury Park Press has coverage of the newly expanded pre-K program for 3- and 4-year-olds in Red Bank The newspaper also put together the above video about the theContinue reading "SOME TEARS AS 3-YEAR-OLDS START SCHOOL"
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RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.