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RED BANK: LIBRARY DIRECTOR CHECKS OUT
RED BANK: Elizabeth McDermott checks out as library director and gets a proclamation; Barbara Pickell named interim director.
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CRAVINGS: A LIBRARIAN’S WEEKLY BENTO
RED BANK: World-traveler-turned-library director Elizabeth McDermott indulges her craving for bento boxes at Sogo Sushi. But please hold the teriyaki glaze.
RED BANK: CARL COLMORGEN DIES AT 81
RED BANK: School crossing guard Carl Colmorgen, known to many for his traffic-stopping holiday headwear, has died at age 81.
RED BANK: LIBRARY DIRECTOR TO RETIRE
RED BANK: After a career pivot, a tumultuous chapter and the restoration of calm, library director McDermott announces plan to retire.
RED BANK: RBC YEARBOOKS TO BE DIGITIZED
RED BANK: First Red Bank High, now Red Bank Catholic; borough library expands its effort to convert high school yearbooks to digital format.
RED BANK: ARTISTS HONOR ONE OF THEIR OWN
RED BANK: Local artists are auctioning off their own work to fund a bench overlooking the Navesink in honor one of their own.
RED BANK: LIBRARY MARKS PAST, EYES FUTURE
RED BANK: The library celebrates 80 years in its home with a day of events that includes town tours and the reopening of the shuttered history room.
RED BANK: COUNTY LIBRARY COSTS WEIGHED
Trustees of the library say local taxpayers would still have to foot the cost of the borough facility on West Front Street, above, with access to fewer resources from Monmouth County. (PhotoContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNTY LIBRARY COSTS WEIGHED"
RED BANK: EISNERS PLEDGE $50K TO LIBRARY
Through his foundation, former Disney CEO Michael Eisner below, has pledged $50,000 to the library that bears his family’s name. (Photo above by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) (Press releaseContinue reading "RED BANK: EISNERS PLEDGE $50K TO LIBRARY"
Collectibles can be appraised, and records preserved, during a daylong event at the library. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) History and nostalgia will mix and mingle at the RedContinue reading "RED BANK: ANTIQUES & DIGITIZATION @RBPL"
RED BANK: LIBRARY ADDS MORE HOURS
Continuing its recovery from a period of shrinkage, the Red Bank Public Library will add seven hours to its weekly operations starting July 6. The West Front Street facility willContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY ADDS MORE HOURS"
RED BANK: OLD YEARBOOKS GET PIXELATED
A screengrab of a “popularity poll” page in the 1956 Red Bank High School yearbook. And hey, do you recognize the graduate shown below? (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: OLD YEARBOOKS GET PIXELATED"
RED BANK: FOUR MAYORS… AND SOME FRIENDS
The first-ever Red Bank Mayor’s Charity Ball brought together three ex-mayors, the current one and some 250 of their friends at the Oyster Point Hotel Friday night. Among those inContinue reading "RED BANK: FOUR MAYORS… AND SOME FRIENDS"
RED BANK: COUNCIL OKS NEW HIRE
In a budget presentation, library director Elizabeth McDermott said the institution had recovered from events that “devastated” it in 2014. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL OKS NEW HIRE"
RED BANK: LIBRARY AVERTS PREDICTED CRISIS
Dire forecasts made by library board members who resigned a year ago have not panned out, officials say. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) [Article updated with post-publicationContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY AVERTS PREDICTED CRISIS"
RED BANK: A GATHERING OF MAYORS
The three living former mayors of Red Bank — Benedict Nicosia, Michael Arnone and Ed McKenna — join Mayor Pasquale Menna as guests of honor at the first annual Mayor’sContinue reading "RED BANK: A GATHERING OF MAYORS"
RED BANK: A ‘TRAILBLAZER’ GETS HER DUE
Descendants of Katharine Elkus White and local officials at Friday’s dedication of the roadway in Marine Park to the late mayor and ambassador. White, seen below in 1948. (Photo aboveContinue reading "RED BANK: A ‘TRAILBLAZER’ GETS HER DUE"
RED BANK: LIBRARY MAY RESTORE SATURDAYS
The resumption of Saturday service is expected to occur as early as this weekend, officials said. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Moving toContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY MAY RESTORE SATURDAYS"
RED BANK: GRID STARS OF OLD
Photos of Red Bank High School football players, coaches and cheerleaders from the 1940s and ’50s give the lobby display case at borough hall a distinctly autumnal feel. The exhibit,Continue reading "RED BANK: GRID STARS OF OLD"
RBR SENIOR IN TOUCH WITH HISTORY
Red Bank Regional senior and Red Bank resident Kayla Williams is currently working on an oral history project, in alliance with the Red Bank Library.   Press release from RedContinue reading "RBR SENIOR IN TOUCH WITH HISTORY"
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YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...