Tag: Red Bank

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

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

Crowd Turns Out To Comment on Charter School Expansion Plan

RED BANK – The Red Bank Charter School has offered to slightly amend its expansion plan, but the deep and contentious divide that exists in the community was still apparent...

February 5, 2016 | comments