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RED BANK: MIDDLE SCHOOL GROUNDS GET MAKEOVER
RED BANK: Work begins on a running/walking track, pickleball courts, basketball courts and a gazebo behind the Red Bank Middle School. (click to read)
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RED BANK: FORMER MIDDLE SCHOOLERS EXCEL
RED BANK: Former borough middle school students garner a diverse mix of awards and scholarships upon graduation from Red Bank Regional.
RED BANK: SCHOOLS EYE “DEVASTATING” STATE AID CUTS
RED BANK: Borough schools face cutbacks if a proposed massive cut in state aid is not restored.
RED BANK: AFTER RBMS, HIGH SCHOOL SUCCESS
RED BANK: Dreaming BIG, former borough middle school students find success as members of Red Bank Regional High class of 2023.
RED BANK: RUMAGE NAMED SUPER OF THE YEAR
RED BANK: Borough schools leader Jared Rumage named Monmouth County Superintendent of the Year for 2023.
RED BANK: EX-COP TO BECOME SCHOOL SRO
RED BANK: New school resource officer is a "perfect fit," says chief: police department sees two officers retire this month.
RED BANK: SCHOOL COPS ON HOLD
RED BANK: Council tables plan to put armed police in the borough's primary and middle schools; quarrels over meeting-date change.
RED BANK: A plan to put a police representative in the primary and middle schools is up for approval by the council Wednesday night.
RED BANK: CHARTER SCHOOL WINS EXTENSION
RED BANK: Charter school wins renewal over opposition by district and council; Martello cites "rigorous" state review and calls for end to "divisiveness."
RED BANK: SCHOOLS MUSTER FOR RESTART
RED BANK: Staff absences prompt temporary classroom reshufflings as holiday break ends. Also, board of ed has a new president.
RED BANK: As virus surges, staff absences prompt RBR switch to remote instruction, but borough schools plan to forge ahead Tuesday.
VIRUS UPDATE: SCHOOLS SCRAMBLE AGAIN
RED BANK: Soaring numbers of COVID-19 cases once again scramble schedules as schools emerge from holiday breaks. Here's a rundown.
RED BANK: Superintendent asks council to oppose charter school renewal, citing a 'travesty' of segregative effects over a quarter-century.
RED BANK: BOARD NIXES REDEVELOPMENT BID
RED BANK: Planning board nixes Saxum's controversial request for a rezoning of VNA site, saying the firm is responsible for deterioration.
RED BANK: Planning board hearing on Saxum's controversial request for a rezoning of VNA site has been postponed again.
RED BANK: SAXUM HEARING POSTPONED
RED BANK: Hearing on Saxum's request for a rezoning of VNA site, which could lead to controversial tax deal, postponed until October 2.
RED BANK: TAX BREAK CLOUDS SAXUM HEARING
RED BANK: Residents, and one board member, vent about tax impact as planning board takes up Saxum request for zoning change.
RED BANK: The annual Knights of Columbus program to give a coat to every kid in town who needs one faces its greatest demand yet.
LITTLE SILVER: COVID SHUTS WEIGHT ROOM
LITTLE SILVER: Red Bank Regional shuts weight room for a day of cleaning after student tests positive for COVID-19, trainer says in email.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR SET FOR MP4 AND BEYOND
LITTLE SILVER: Red Bank Regional shares photos of new addition as it prepares for increase in in-school instruction for fourth marking period.
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RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
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.