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RED BANK: PRESSED, ATTORNEY APOLOGIZES
RED BANK: Borough attorney apologizes for redirecting an audience member's video camera during council meeting.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: ATTORNEY MAKES ISSUE OF CAMERA
RED BANK: A "bizarre" moment, followed by a heated exchange, as borough attorney redirects an audience member's video camera during council meeting.
FAIR HAVEN: TEACHER REINSTATED
At a packed meeting, above, the board of ed voted to reinstate teacher Basil Henning, below. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Fair Haven’sContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: TEACHER REINSTATED"
FAIR HAVEN: TEACHER PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE
FAIR HAVEN: A middle-school teacher here has been placed on administrative leave following a complaint over satirical web videos in which he appeared.
RED BANK GOES ORANGE AND BOOGIES, KINDLY
Who turned out for Red Bank’s contribution to a worldwide ‘Dance for Kindness,’ held on Broad Street Sunday? Among the several hundred orange-clad participants were Amanda Gorfain of Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK GOES ORANGE AND BOOGIES, KINDLY"
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ARREST VIDEO POSTED
Councilman Ed Zipprich, left, at Democratic HQ on election night in 2007. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A video showing Red Bank CouncilmanContinue reading "RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ARREST VIDEO POSTED"
Video from the Dance for Kindness global event in 2013. The next one, planned for November 9, will include downtown Red Bank, and anyone can participate. A worldwide “kindness” phenomenonContinue reading "RED BANK TO ‘DANCE FOR KINDNESS’"
RED BANK: ‘DRIVING JERSEY’ REELS ‘EM IN
‘Driving Jersey,’ a television series that mines the Garden State for its culture, kicks off a new season Wednesday night with footage shot in Red Bank, where producer (and boroughContinue reading "RED BANK: ‘DRIVING JERSEY’ REELS ‘EM IN"
Ten-year-old Red Banker Faith King interviews actor Ryan Reynolds on the red carpet at the premier of his new film, “Turbo,” in New York Tuesday night. The short video, madeContinue reading "RED BANK GIRL REELS IN RYAN REYNOLDS"
Red Bank Regional graphics students Damian DeSena and Jessica Olivera produced this video – for parents who “have never gotten that memo” – on morning drop-off no-nos at the Little Silver school.Continue reading "RBR: HOW NOT TO DROP OFF YOUR KID"
DRIVING JERSEY SERIES RUNS LOW ON FUEL
Filmed in June before a Count Basie Theatre screening of the blockbuster summer hit “Jaws,” the above video is an example of Driving Jersey’s storytelling style. Steve Rogers at work,Continue reading "DRIVING JERSEY SERIES RUNS LOW ON FUEL"
A parking gate in Red Bank goes a little nutty Tuesday morning. The gate is at a 23-car parking lot at the corner of Hudson Avenue and Linden Place that’sContinue reading "ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK"
In conversation on a sweltering day a few weeks back, Steve Catania, owner of The Cheese Cave on Monmouth Street in Red Bank, casually mentioned what a nice, light, summerContinue reading "CHEESE: IT’S WHAT’S FOR… SUPPER?"
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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.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.