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RED BANK: A NEIGHBOR’S 9/11 STORY
RED BANK: Twenty years later, a writer captures the story of his neighbor's escape from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
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: NEW TRUSTEES GET THEIR FEET WET
Mayor Pasquale Menna, right, swears in new library board members in the Eisner Room. Sara Hansen, center below, with Elizabeth McDermott and Steve Hecht, was chosen board president. (Photos byContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW TRUSTEES GET THEIR FEET WET"
RED BANK: NEW LIBRARY TRUSTEES NAMED
Beth Hanratty, below, was named chairperson of the reconstituted board. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) [Correction: Mayor Menna tells redbankgreen that while Beth Hanratty was appointed toContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW LIBRARY TRUSTEES NAMED"
RED BANK: LIBRARY TRUSTEES QUIT EN MASSE
Of the six board members seen in this photo from a March 27 trustees meeting, only April Klimley, in red at left, remains on the board. Two others who alsoContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY TRUSTEES QUIT EN MASSE"
RED BANK: TRUSTEES PAN BOROUGH BUDGET
Barbara Withers, a resident of the Atrium at Navesink senior complex, implores the board to preserve a book-delivery service for its residents. Below, board president John Grandits, left, with MayorContinue reading "RED BANK: TRUSTEES PAN BOROUGH BUDGET"
RED BANK: LIBRARY LAYOFFS MAY BE REVERSED
The fate of jobs for three full-time librarians is still up in the air. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank officials saidContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY LAYOFFS MAY BE REVERSED"
RED BANK: LIBRARY PUTS STAFF ON NOTICE
A meeting of the Red Bank library board in the former living room of the Eisner family last month. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank PublicContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY PUTS STAFF ON NOTICE"
RED BANK: LIBRARY LAUNCHES FUND DRIVE
Dozens of supporters of the Red Bank Public Library – including children’s authors John Grandits and Elise Primavera, above – turned out Tuesday night for a wine-and-cheeser to launch the FoundationContinue reading "RED BANK: LIBRARY LAUNCHES FUND DRIVE"
RED BANK: LIVING SHORELINE WINS REPRIEVE
The crumbling library bulkhead, above right, abuts that of the Corinthian Cove condos, at left. Below, resident Tom Labetti of Elm Place makes a point during the public hearing. (PhotosContinue reading "RED BANK: LIVING SHORELINE WINS REPRIEVE"
RED BANK AUTHOR DEBUTS NEW RULEBOOK
John Grandits and his new children’s book, which hits shelves next month. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI John Grandits, the accomplished children’s author and memberContinue reading "RED BANK AUTHOR DEBUTS NEW RULEBOOK"
FRESH FACE AT LIBRARY: CHILDREN’S AUTHOR
Children’s author and poet John Grandits, shown here with a couple of his books, is the newest member on the Red Bank Library Board. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi) By DUSTINContinue reading "FRESH FACE AT LIBRARY: CHILDREN’S AUTHOR"
No. 136 in the series. Of the 13 responses to last week's Where, seven were wrong. So naturally, we at Where Central could not be more delighted. A near-even split! Six readers thought the picture was taken at the Red...
RED BANK: BOARD DEFENDS LIBRARY LAYOFFS
The library board of the trustees at a meeting in February. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Responding to “misinformation” and “half-truths… stretched beyondContinue reading "RED BANK: BOARD DEFENDS LIBRARY LAYOFFS"
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.