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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

Deep Cut Orchid Society Holds Annual Show Feb. 11-14

By Joseph Sapia HOLMDEL – If attending Deep Cut Orchid Society’s annual show, be careful. It could be the start of an addiction – orchid collecting. That is what happened...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Bird Watching, Without Stress

By Joseph Sapia Ever meet a serious birdwatcher? Birders can take a very disciplined approach to their watching and, in turn, this can be intimidating to outsiders or even novice...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Cover Up Your Neck, Dracula Is Coming To Town

By Mary Ann Bourbeau WEST LONG BRANCH – Get out the garlic and the wooden crosses. Count Dracula is making his way to Monmouth University on Feb. 11. Bram Stoker’s...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Little Silver Tennis To Enclose Outdoor Courts

  By John Burton LITTLE SILVER – The owners of Little Silver Tennis Club are undertaking renovations to their facility to accommodate an increase in demand from the sport’s youngest...

February 11, 2016 | comments

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