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RED BANK: TEACHING NEW JERSEY DRIVERS TO PUMP THEIR OWN GAS
RED BANK: A new class teaches drivers from New Jersey – the only state with no self-serve – how to pump their own gas.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: NO SCHOOL AS STORM SHIFTS
RED BANK: As expected northeast storm shifts eastward with threat of up to six inches of snow, schools take the day off.
RED BANK: FOR 1,261, IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL
RED BANK: As borough school district welcomes students for new year, Rumage addresses security, preschool, enrollment and staffing.
RED BANK: MURPHY UNVEILS TAX BREAK HERE
RED BANK: Joined by local and state officials, Murphy announces short-term sales tax break in private parking lot here.
RED BANK: DISTRICT TAX UP TWO PERCENT
RED BANK: Still well below "adequacy" funding, school district keeps tax increase at two percent for second consecutive year, Rumage says.
RED BANK: New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund to provide $187,000 to help borough students stay connected via remote learning.
RED BANK: Boys and Girls Clubs open remote learning centers to provide safe space for children to participate in their schools’ virtual learning programs.
RED BANK: SCHOOL SUPPLIES DISTRIBUTED
RED BANK: Volunteers distributed more than 400 backpacks filled with school supplies at Pilgrim Baptist Church Saturday. Giveaway continues Wednesday.
FAIR HAVEN: SCHOOL REFERENDUM ON TABLE
FAIR HAVEN: Borough school district announces capital bonding referendum. For how much, and to be used how? Details next week, says superintendent.
RED BANK: With a 55-percent boost in state funding, school administrators rush to reverse cuts to jobs and services. But the tax hike remains, superintendent says.
RED BANK: SCHOOL TAX HIKE, JOB CUTS LOOM
RED BANK: Local school taxes set to rise almost 4 percent, with teacher jobs and programs on the cutting board, as district awaits more funding from Trenton.
RED BANK: A year after being passed over by GOP, former party stalwart will run for council as independent, adding wild card to race.
RED BANK: CHARTER AID BOOST SLAMMED
RED BANK: School board and parents slam increased transfer of funds to charter school, which wipes out state aid increase.
FAIR HAVEN: WALKOUTS GET DETENTION
FAIR HAVEN: Middle-schoolers get detention for walkout in memory of Parkland shooting victims; Red Bank Regional students don't.
RBR SUPERINTENDENT: ADDRESS GUN ACCESS
RED BANK REGIONAL: Before starting an 'arms race' in schools by arming teachers, let's address gun access, says Superintendent Louis Moore.
RED BANK: WRITE-IN WINS BOARD SEAT
RED BANK: Write-in wins school board seat, making him the second successor to then-president Carrie Ludwikowski, who resigned eight months into her term.
RED BANK: PREP FOR PRESCHOOL
RED BANK: Do you have a preschooler entering the school district in September? Be sure to register for one of these information sessions.
RED BANK: PREP FOR PRESCHOOL
RED BANK: Do you have a preschooler entering the school district in September? Be sure to attend this information session.
RED BANK: PREP FOR PRESCHOOL
RED BANK: Do you have a preschooler entering the school district in September? Be sure to register for one of these three information sessions.
RED BANK: EXTRA CASH FUNDS TEACHER HIRES
RED BANK: The board of ed could hire as many as eight teachers and aides with a "gigantic" infusion of additional state aid, superintendent says.
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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.