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RED BANK: HOFFMANN LEAVING REC JOB
RED BANK: Leaving borough hall for new job, parks and rec director Charlie Hoffmann gets a 'pile-on' of love from officials.
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RED BANK: DALPRA TO HEAD PARKS & REC
RED BANK: Quickly filling vacancy left by Charlie Hoffmann, council hires former RBR athletic director Louis 'Del' DalPra to run parks & rec department.
RED BANK: NEW CLERK ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Council expected to name new clerk and press county for pedestrian safety at Broad & Pinckney at Wednesday session.
RED BANK: DALPRA LEAVING PARKS & REC JOB
RED BANK: DalPra leaving as parks and rec director after just nine months on job. He's mum on his next move but says his tenure was "nothing but positive."
RED BANK: DAL PRA PUTS ‘OUR KIDS’ FIRST
RED BANK: New parks and rec director Dal Pra sets priority for teams using Count Basie Park fields: those with borough kids get first dibs.
RED BANK: HUNDREDS RALLY FOR JUSTICE
RED BANK: Hundreds march through town and gather for "Justice for George Floyd" rally to protest police brutality and systemic racism. Photos.
RED BANK: TWO FALL FESTIVALS? MAYBE…
RED BANK: With calendar scrambled by pandemic, two major food festivals could be held within three weeks in early fall. Here's a lookahead at summer events.
RED BANK: DRIVE-BY PARADE SLATED
RED BANK: A year after the town's Memorial Day parade was revived, this year's version will be a scaled-down, drive-by affair. Here are the details.
RED BANK: BOROUGH SHUTS DOWN PARKS
RED BANK: Following Murphy shutdown of state and county parks, borough does same, citing "non-compliance with social distancing directives."
RED BANK: WHAT’S ON THE COUNCIL AGENDA?
RED BANK: Taxes, a new track for Basie Fields, alternate-side parking and more pack the agenda for council's only regular meeting this month.
RED BANK: MEMORIAL DAY PARADE SET
RED BANK: Horses, antique cars and vets to pack Memorial Day parade as parks and rec department revives a lost tradition for the holiday.
RED BANK: HOOPS, A PARADE, PIRATES & MORE
RED BANK: A packed council agenda included lots of feel-good news, including honors for middle school hoopsters, plans for a parade and more.
RED BANK: FRESH FASHION ON THE RUNWAY
RED BANK: Young fashion designers show off their creations at a red runway event, the culmination of a three-week Parks & Rec class.
RED BANK: H2O REFILL STATION INSTALLED
RED BANK: What's Going On Here takes a look at a mysterious new piece of equipment at Ralph 'Johnny Jazz' Gatta Jr. Park.
RED BANK: BRAINSTORMING ON MARINE PARK
RED BANK: What should become of Marine Park? Borough residents weigh in on tennis courts, kayaking, parking and more at brainstorming sessions.
RED BANK: SEMI-PROS MAKE BASIE HOME TURF
RED BANK: FC Monmouth, a new semi-pro soccer squad, will play home games at Count Basie Fields for its inaugural season this spring and summer.
RED BANK: RESIDENTS RESIST DUMP-SITE PARK
RED BANK: Not everyone wants a park at the former town dump, say residents concerned about the long-range effects of contaminants.
RED BANK: PARKS & REC GETS ITS OWN LOGO
RED BANK: RBR sophomore designs parks and recreation's logo
RED BANK: TURF HOLDING UP, SAYS SICKELS
RED BANK: Artificial turf purchased from a manufacturer implicated in a NJ.com investigation is holding up well here, official says.
RED BANK: SHADE TO BE MADE IN PARKS
RED BANK: Officials hope to win grant money to provide much-needed shade at Count Basie Field and two other sites.
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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.
“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 ...