Tag: Red Bank

Helping Children Grow

Day care center provides nutritious meals for young children By John Burton RED BANK – With the assistance of the federal and state Departments of Agriculture the staff of Monmouth Cay...

March 21, 2016 | comments

Red Bank Group Helps Writers Of All Ages

Story and Photos by Joseph Sapia RED BANK – The name of the organization, Project Write Now, pretty much says it all. “It’s a very broad mission of making everybody...

March 17, 2016 | comments

Who Will Run On Red Bank’s GOP Ticket?

By John Burton RED BANK – The longstanding discord among Red Bank Republicans calls into question whether an incumbent will secure her party’s nomination for the borough council race for...

March 17, 2016 | comments

Red Bank Gets Street Smart

  By John Burton RED BANK – March is time for Red Bank pedestrians and motorists to get “street smart.” As reported in January, the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA)...

March 14, 2016 | comments

In Red Bank, Business District Signage Get a Look-Over

By John Burton RED BANK – Local legislation regulating business district signage is meeting resistance from the business community, and may prohibit some signs designed by the ordinance’s main supporter....

March 4, 2016 | comments

State Denies Red Bank Charter School’s Plan For Growth

By John Burton RED BANK – State Commissioner of Education David C. Hespe made known his decision this week, allowing for a sigh of relief for many in the community...

March 3, 2016 | comments

COMMENTARY: Try Another Skin Color On For Size

In the midst of a joyous gathering with music, laughter, and powerful words honoring an American hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in January 2016, for his life-long dedicated work...

February 24, 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

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

Panel Sees Segregation, Financial Burden In Red Bank Charter School Plan

By John Burton RED BANK – A report issued by a group appointed by the mayor to review a plan to expand the charter school offers some strong objections, and...

February 4, 2016 | comments

Beam Him Up: William Shatner Comes to Count Basie

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – William Shatner has a certain charm about him, making a reporter feel as if her interview is the most important one he has...

January 29, 2016 | comments

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