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LITTLE SILVER: O’SCANLON DEMANDS APOLOGY
LITTLE SILVER: O'Scanlon demands apology after 12-hour Twitter ban for tweeting "no one should be compelled to take" COVID-19 vaccine.
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RED BANK: MOLLY PITCHER TAKING ‘HIATUS’
RED BANK: Molly Pitcher Inn going on "winter hiatus" next week with plans to reopen in March. Its sibling, the Oyster Point Hotel, will remain open.
RED BANK: BACK IN BUSINESS, OUT FRONT
RED BANK: After three-month shutdown, restaurants see strong turnout for outdoor-only dining, and "it feels ____ great" to be back, says one owner.
ON THE GREEN: RESTAURANTS REOPEN
RED BANK: With the weather a bit on the cool side, restaurants stir back to life after nearly three-month shutdown under pandemic regulations.
RED BANK: RESTAURANTS HUSTLE TO REOPEN
RED BANK: With outdoor dining set to resume Monday, and shopping-and-dining plazas coming three days later, restaurants scramble to be ready.
VIRUS UPDATE: STATE’S DEATH TOLL AT 12,049
VIRUS UPDATE: State's death toll tops 12,000 as Murphy praises efforts to "beat the crap out of this virus" going into stage two of his restart plan.
LITTLE SILVER: Though in-person graduation ceremonies can resume July 6, Red Bank Regional High says one here is impractical.
RED BANK: HOTEL PLANS PHASED REOPENING
RED BANK: Its wedding and business bookings in shreds, Oyster Point Hotel plans partial reopening Monday while "reinventing" itself for post-pandemic world.
VIRUS UPDATE: RED BANK CASES LEVELING
VIRUS UPDATE: Red Bank's COVID-19 caseload appears to flatten for first time since March 30 as longterm care facility sees another resident fatality.
VIRUS UPDATE: COUNTY SEES 97 NEW CASES
VIRUS UPDATE: Monmouth County COVID-19 case growth continues, but well below pace of late April, as Murphy focuses on new hospitalizations.
VIRUS UPDATE: GUV SIGNALS FURTHER EASING
VIRUS UPDATE: As Monmouth COVID-19 cases top 8,000, Murphy says relaxed limits on horse racing, religious services coming "sooner rather than later."
VIRUS UPDATE: Murphy clears outdoor graduations to resume July 6 as key measures of COID-19 pandemic show continued improvement over holiday weekend.
VIRUS UPDATE: FACILITY CASELOAD UP BY 11
VIRUS UPDATE: Another 10 residents and 1 more staffer at a Red Bank longterm care facility have confirmed COVID-19 cases, for a total of 83, state reports.
VIRUS UPDATE: RED BANK CASE TOTAL RISES
VIRUS UPDATE: Red Bank's COVID-19 case total spikes as it continues rise, while Little Silver and Fair Haven hold relatively steady.
VIRUS UPDATE: CRISIS MEASURES CUT BY HALF
VIRUS UPDATE: Murphy says key hospital metrics have fallen to half their COVID-19 peaks, but New Jerseyans are still ending up there in large numbers.
VIRUS UPDATE: NO CLARITY ON GRADUATIONS
VIRUS UPDATE: Murphy still trying to "figure out" how to hold safe graduation ceremonies under the threat of a resurgent COVID-19 crisis.
VIRUS UPDATE: MURPHY EYES ‘NEW NORMAL’
VIRUS UPDATE: Murphy eases more restrictions on outdoor activities and sketches out a path to a post-COVID-19 "new normal" reality
VIRUS UPDATE: More than 500 Monmouth County residents have now died from COVID-19, nearly three-quarters of them associated with longterm care facilities.
RED BANK: 16 COVID-19 DEATHS REPORTED
RED BANK: Sixteen borough residents have now died from COVID-19, local officials say, all possibly associated with two congregate living facilities.
VIRUS UPDATE: DEATH TOLL PASSES 10,000
VIRUS UPDATE: As COVID-19 death toll passes 10,000, Murphy lifts ban on elective surgeries, sets vote-by-mail primary election.
Partyline
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
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 ...