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RED BANK: KING CELEBRATION GROWS
RED BANK: Pilgrim Baptist Church's Martin Luther King Day celebration inspires a bigger audience in a new, larger venue.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: HUNDREDS CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH
RED BANK: Hundreds gather to celebrate Juneteenth with a march, music, food and community in Johnny Jazz Park.
RED BANK: Afternoon of activities to commemorate Juneteenth begins with march from church to Johnny Jazz Park Sunday.
RED BANK: WARMING CENTER SET FOR WINTER
RED BANK: Men's fellowship congregants of two churches team up to prepare warming center on Shrewsbury Avenue for coming winter.
RED BANK: BON JOVI SPOTLIGHTS PORTER
RED BANK: Rock star Jon Bon Jovi spoke with Pastor Terrence Porter of Pilgrim Baptist Church for a Christmas Eve segment on NBC's Today Show.
RED BANK: REVEREND HENRY P. DAVIS DEAD
RED BANK: Reverend Henry P. Davis, former pastor of St. Paul's Baptist Church and president of the Greater Red Bank Area NAACP, has died.
RED BANK: Council wraps up 2019 with a quiet session that includes formation of committee to encourage resident participation in 2020 Census.
RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY NAMED
RED BANK: By 4-1 vote, council approves members of new redevelopment agency, along with a second group to serve as technical advisors.
RED BANK: BON JOVI WARMS UP CENTER
RED BANK: With heavy snow falling outside, Bon Jovi opens new 'warming center' for homeless men, the latest endeavor of his foundation.
RED BANK: TAKING UP POLICE SHOOTINGS
RED BANK: County prosecutor and local cops meet with community members to take up a hot topic: officer-involved shootings.
RED BANK: CELEBRATING REV. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
RED BANK: Pilgrim Baptist celebrates the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., with Rabbi Doug Sagal as guest speaker.
RED BANK: Churches to meet with law enforcement on worshipper security in the wake of Sunday's slaughter of 26 in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
RED BANK: VIGIL SPEAKERS AIM AT GUN LAWS
RED BANK: The latest in a series of anti-violence vigils was more overtly political than those in the past, with speakers taking on gun laws.
RED BANK: March and vigil for Las Vegas sniper victims scheduled.
RED BANK: RALLY TARGETS RACISM & TRUMP
RED BANK: In the wake of Charlottesville violence, hundreds gather here to protest white supremacists, and blame Trump for their revival.
RED BANK: Join Hizzoner Pasquale Menna, for the third annual Mayor's Charity Ball on May 5.
RED BANK: VISCOMI DOUBLE-BARRELS CLANCY
RED BANK: Party loyalist tees up GOP head for two issues: ignoring her, and sending a "disgusting" text about immigrant students.
RED BANK: Council takes a step toward creation of a park on the longtime site of the borough dump and incinerator. Up next: what to include?
RED BANK: CANDIDATES AGREE, MINUS TWO
RED BANK: GOP chairman attends candidate event, minus his own, amid dispute over scheduling and whether it would be nonpartisan, as billed.
RED BANK: PORTER TEES UP GOP FOR ‘INSULT’
RED BANK: The pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church lashes out at local Republicans for ducking, and politicizing, an event he said was meant to be nonpartisan.
Partyline
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.
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.