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RED BANK: RBC FOOTBALL COACH RESIGNS
After seven seasons at the helm and a state championship under his belt, Red Bank Catholic head football coach Jim Portela has resigned. Check out Shore Sports Zone for the full story.Continue reading "RED BANK: RBC FOOTBALL COACH RESIGNS"
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RED BANK: GOODBYES AND HELLOS
Councilman Art Murphy, who resigned last week, seen here in 2014. Below, George and Gladys Bowden, who were honored for decades of volunteer work. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click toContinue reading "RED BANK: GOODBYES AND HELLOS"
RED BANK: LIBRARY ADDS MORE HOURS
Continuing its recovery from a period of shrinkage, the Red Bank Public Library will add seven hours to its weekly operations starting July 6. The West Front Street facility willContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY ADDS MORE HOURS"
RED BANK: REC DIRECTOR QUITS
Memone Crystian with Red Bank Little Leaguers in 2010. Tamila Bumback, below, will head the department on an interim basis. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank’sContinue reading "RED BANK: REC DIRECTOR QUITS"
RED BANK: LIBRARY AVERTS PREDICTED CRISIS
Dire forecasts made by library board members who resigned a year ago have not panned out, officials say. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) [Article updated with post-publicationContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY AVERTS PREDICTED CRISIS"
RED BANK: LIBRARY ADDS SATURDAY HOURS
The stairs to the library’s children’s room, where Saturday programming returns on October 18 with a Halloween Craft Party. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY ADDS SATURDAY HOURS"
RED BANK: LIBRARY MAY RESTORE SATURDAYS
The resumption of Saturday service is expected to occur as early as this weekend, officials said. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Moving toContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY MAY RESTORE SATURDAYS"
SEA BRIGHT: MURPHY QUITS COUNCIL
Read Murphy with television reporters shortly before Hurricane Sandy hit Sea Bright. He’s expected to be succeeded by John Lamia, below, who outpolled him in last month’s GOP primary. (PhotoContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: MURPHY QUITS COUNCIL"
RED BANK: LIBRARY TO ADD HOURS
The library’s trustees, below, agreed to add seven hours to the weekly schedule. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD When will the Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY TO ADD HOURS"
RED BANK: NEW TRUSTEES GET THEIR FEET WET
Mayor Pasquale Menna, right, swears in new library board members in the Eisner Room. Sara Hansen, center below, with Elizabeth McDermott and Steve Hecht, was chosen board president. (Photos byContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW TRUSTEES GET THEIR FEET WET"
RED BANK: NEW LIBRARY TRUSTEES NAMED
Beth Hanratty, below, was named chairperson of the reconstituted board. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) [Correction: Mayor Menna tells redbankgreen that while Beth Hanratty was appointed toContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW LIBRARY TRUSTEES NAMED"
RED BANK: LIBRARY TRUSTEES QUIT EN MASSE
Of the six board members seen in this photo from a March 27 trustees meeting, only April Klimley, in red at left, remains on the board. Two others who alsoContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY TRUSTEES QUIT EN MASSE"
RED BANK: CFO TAKE MIDDLETOWN JOB
After little more than two years, Red Bank is again in the market for a chief financial officer, according to a news report. The Holmdel Independent reported Tuesday that boroughContinue reading "RED BANK: CFO TAKE MIDDLETOWN JOB"
RED BANK: SCHOOLS HEAD MORANA TO RETIRE
Superintendent Laura Morana in her office in 2009. (Click to enlarge) Red Bank schools Superintendent Laura Morana is leaving the district at the end of the month, according to aContinue reading "RED BANK: SCHOOLS HEAD MORANA TO RETIRE"
RED BANK HEAD LIBRARIAN OUSTED
By JOHN T. WARD After less than a year in the job, Red Bank Public Library director Mary Faith Chmiel has been forced out. Chmiel, right, tells redbankgreen she wasContinue reading "RED BANK HEAD LIBRARIAN OUSTED"
Lisa Christian at the Red bank Y in March. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Lisa Christian, a YMCA lifer who steered the Community YMCA to settlements of twoContinue reading "COMMUNITY YMCA EXEC RESIGNS"
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.