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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

Once Freed From Slavery, Newly Freed From Oblivion

 By Rick Geffken RED BANK – When African-Americans trace their ancestry they are often confounded by lack of documentation. Rare is the family that can trace and name an enslaved...

February 15, 2016 | comments

The High Life For Dogs: Little Silver Groomer Takes Holistic Approach

  By Art Petrosemolo LITTLE SILVER – Dana Ujobagy is obsessed with the well being of Two River mutts and pedigrees. The owner of Dog Spaw employs seven groomers to wash,...

February 15, 2016 | comments

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