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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.
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RED BANK: Free, no-appointment COVID-19 tests will be available to up to 100 people a day over three days at Pilgrim Baptist Church starting August 1.
RED BANK: YMCA OFFERS COVID-19 TESTING
RED BANK: YMCA and Visiting Nurse Association team up to offer drive-thru and walk-up saliva-based testing for COVID-19.
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.
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.
VIRUS UPDATE: BEACHES TO REOPEN, PARTLY
VIRUS UPDATE: In further easing of COVID-19-related restrictions, Murphy to allow beaches and boardwalks to reopen in time for Memorial Day weekend.
RED BANK: SAFE REOPENING TIPS FOR STORES
RED BANK: Borough plans info session on safety measures for merchants as partial reopening of retail operations begins Monday.
VIRUS UPDATE: LIMITS EASED ON RETAIL
VIRUS UPDATE: Murphy eases COVID-19-related limits on retailing and construction; state reports 18 cases of Kawasaki disease in children.
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NOT SO SCARY
Twenty times? Fifty times? How many times did we drive by this home on the corner of River Street and Shrewsbury and do a double take before ...
LOCAL 9 TAKE TROPHY
After a long hot two days of baseball, the Red Bank area-based Jersey Shore Raiders emerged as champions of the United States Amateur Baseba ...
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.