It also and gave sellers and freecyclers a means of getting household goods into new hands.
Among them was Monique McSorley, who moved to River Street with husband, Brad, and their son, James, in June, bringing boxfuls of toys they kept so they might get them into the hands of other children, she said.
“We’re just so glad the town is doing this,” she said.
Above, scenes from Harrison Avenue, top, and River Road. More photos from around town are below. (Photos by Trish Russoniello and John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
Goods were moved and cash changed hands as some 120 homes participated in the fourth annual edition of the Red Bank Townwide Yard Sale on Saturday.
redbankgreen was there for the final fall version of this favorite, which moves to Spring next May 7 5.
Meantime, there’s the book sale today at the Red Bank Public Library, where shoppers can fill a bag with reading material for just $5. Like the yard sale, the book sale is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Red Bank Public Library, which helps pay for enhanced programs at the West Front Street facility.
Activity was brisk on South Street at the 2009 event. (Click to enlarge)
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI
Red Bank’s fourth annual townwide yard sale is still more than a month away, but organizers are already looking at the fifth.
A little early to be planning next year’s, you say?
Not quite. The interval between events is getting truncated by four months.
Once this year’s sale is done on September 24 a change from the previously reported October 1 date so is its traditional slot in September, says Friends of the Red Bank Public Library member Audrey Oldoerp. The 2012 edition will be held in May.