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RED BANK: LIBRARY NIXES LATE FINES
RED BANK: Late getting that book or DVD back to the public library? Not to worry. Fines for overdue materials are now a relic of the past.
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RED BANK: 'Several' COVID-19 cases in district prompt immediate switch to remote instruction at least through Wednesday, Rumage announces.
ON THE GREEN: COVID CASES IMPACT SCHOOLS
ON THE GREEN: Middle Schools in both Fair Haven and Red Bank adjust schedules as one student in each tests positive for COVID-19.
RED BANK: LIBRARY SETS PARTIAL REOPENING
RED BANK: Public library, closed since start of pandemic, plans a partial reopening Monday, with limits on number of patrons and more.
RED BANK: FIRST LESSONS OF NEW YEAR
RED BANK: Borough schools reopened with lessons from the pandemic before children even reached their classrooms Monday morning.
RED BANK: SCHOOLS ‘READY TO ROLL’
RED BANK: Borough schools confident and "ready to roll" with plan for mixed in-school and at-home instruction, Rumage tells board of ed.
RED BANK: Borough school district unveils plan for "cohorting" students, split schedules, temperature checks and more as new school year nears.
RED BANK: PARKS SEE COMPLIANCE, IT SEEMS
RED BANK: Parks reopen without any "significant" social distancing issues, police say. But there was no shortage of possibly maybe sorta questionable behavior...
RED BANK: THEATER CONSIDERS NEXT ACT
RED BANK: Will theatergoers return to their seats after the COVID-19 pandemic ends? NEWS12 explores the question with Two River Theater's artistic director.
RED BANK: IS SCHOOL REOPENING IN SIGHT?
RED BANK: Rumage says school district hopes it can reopen April 20, but decision is up to Murphy, who says he won't decide before April 17.
FAIR HAVEN: FOOD MARKET TO REOPEN FRIDAY
A “Now Hiring” sign¬†appears in the window of Balderose Fine Foods in the run up to its reopening this week.¬†(Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS AfterContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: FOOD MARKET TO REOPEN FRIDAY"
SEA BRIGHT: ANJELICA’S REOPENS
Workers putting finishing touches on the restaurant’s interior last week. Owner Ray Lena, below. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Nearly a year after it was destroyed by HurricaneContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: ANJELICA’S REOPENS"
LITTLE SILVER: ROAD REOPENING UNCERTAIN
The planned reopening of Seven Bridges Road in Little Silver after a nine-month shutdown for a bridge rebuilding was uncertain Monday morning. “Certain things are not cooperating” and could pushContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: ROAD REOPENING UNCERTAIN"
ON-TIME BRIDGE REOPENING EXPECTED
One leaf of the two-leaf bascule has remained open to allow for boat traffic to pass beneath the bridge. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD For six months, SaltContinue reading "ON-TIME BRIDGE REOPENING EXPECTED"
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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.
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."