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COMMENTARY: Red Bank Charter School

By Meredith Pennotti, Principal When Red Bank Charter School opened its doors in 1997, it was a result of parents and community stakeholders coming together to meet the demand for...

February 24, 2016 | comments

Commentary: Hosting The Point in Time Survey of Monmouth’s Homeless Population

By Rev Darlene F. Wilson, Community Outreach Pilgrim Baptist Church As the Community Outreach for Pilgrim Baptist Church in Red Bank, I look forward to the awesome responsibility of this census count....

February 22, 2016 | comments

Two River Theater Crosses Borders

  By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Back in 2013, Lisa Rothe directed the play “Ropes” when it was presented as a reading in both English and Spanish in...

February 21, 2016 | comments

Colts Neck To Consider Whiskey & Gin Distillery Proposal

By Joseph Sapia COLTS NECK – The township Zoning Board is to hear a proposal to run a craft-style alcohol distillery in a non-conforming business zone on Route 34, near...

February 19, 2016 | comments

Shore Conference Hockey Finals Preview

Story and photos by Rich Chrampanis The 16 team Shore Conference hockey tournament bracket is down to four teams. Two teams will be crowned champions on Thursday at Jersey Shore...

February 19, 2016 | comments

One Woman’s Mission To Declutter, Organize and Donate

  Story and Photos by Art Petrosemolo   Today, modern houses with big families can have lots of stuff. It may get out of hand as the reality TV documentary...

February 19, 2016 | comments

Huddy’s Re-Opens in Colts Neck, Triple the Size

  Story and Photo by Laura D. Kolnoski COLTS NECK – Colts Neck’s most frequently asked question was answered at 11 a.m., Thursday when the new location of Huddy’s Inn...

February 19, 2016 | comments

A New Life for Liberty Hose Firehouse

By John Burton RED BANK – The home to Liberty Hose volunteer fire company for a century could be destined to become a restaurant and residential development. The owners of...

February 19, 2016 | comments

Fort Hancock Lessees Would Pay Levies On Properties To Middletown

  By Liz Sheehan SANDY HOOK – As the National Park Service (NPS) continues negotiations with potential lessees for three of the 32 buildings available for leasing at Fort Hancock, Middletown...

February 19, 2016 | comments

Throw-Away Plastics a Big Problem, Says Baykeeper Study

  At least 165 million pieces of non-biodegradable plastic float at any given time in the 250-square-mile New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary, which includes Raritan Bay and associated waters, according...

February 19, 2016 | comments

Dublin House to Commemorate Ireland’s Easter Rebellion

By John Burton “A terrible beauty is born…” “Easter, 1916,” William Butler Yeats RED BANK – Remembering the past and how it shaped the history of their native soil a century...

February 19, 2016 | comments

Segregation in Red Bank Schools: How It Happened and What Can Be Done

By John Burton RED BANK – Public school segregation. It conjures up stark images of a defiant George Wallace in the early 1960s; frightened young students of color with books...

February 19, 2016 | comments

Parking Lot Wayfinding Signs Coming to Red Bank’s Downtown

By John Burton RED BANK – There’s parking to be had in Red Bank’s downtown. The thing is, how to find it. A borough council member and a local restaurant...

February 19, 2016 | comments

Controversy Continues Over Charter School

By John Burton RED BANK – A meeting between members of the local press and charter school officials seemed to turn up the heat on the antagonism over the school’s...

February 19, 2016 | comments

No Criminal Charges For RFH Coach, Attorney Says

By Rich Chrampanis and Christina Johnson UPDATE: Feb. 19: Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni released a statement acknowledging his office had conducted an investigation, as he takes seriously “allegations...

February 19, 2016 | comments

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