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Red Bank Halloween Egg - Hunt – Thursday, October 18th

October 16, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – Red Bank Parks and Recreation will be hosting the annual Halloween Egg-Hunt on Thursday, October 18, 2018.

Recreation Director Charlie Hoffman said that, "The Halloween Egg Hunt sponsored by the Red Bank Business Alliance enters it’s third year.  There will be thousands of black and orange eggs filled with candy and toys.  We also will ...

Red Bank Train Station - Named One of the Coolest in the Nation

RED BANK, NJ - The Red Bank Train station was named by livability.com as one of the coolest in the nation.

Read the interesting article and find out about the other stations including Red Bank’s listed at number 4.

Rail Reinvented: 8 Train Stations With Awesome Comeback Stories

From Denver to Vermont, historic train stations are being reinvented as entertainment hubs, hotels and ...

Foodstock to Hold 8th Annual Food Drive and Music Festival on October 13th

FREEHOLD,  NJ  - The 8th Annual Foodstock Food Drive and Music Festival will be held on Saturday October 13th from 1p.m. to 7p.m. at the Freehold Township Firehouse, located at 330 Stillwells Corner Road in Freehold, NJ. 

Free picnic foods and soft drinks go to those who bring any amount of nonperishable food for donation.  Drink bracelets can also be purchased by adults ...

Red Bank’s Downtown Plan Revealed

October 16, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – James Scavone, Executive Director of the Red Bank RiverCenter and Steve Catania, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and owner of The Cheese Cave, presented the Strategic Initiative meeting outlining the final plan that downtown Red Bank will be following. 

Scavone opened saying, “We’re going to review some goals and strategies that we’re going to ...

Red Bank Strategic FINAL Plan Presented Monday

The Red Bank RiverCenter's FINAL Strategic Plan will be unveiled at the Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Ave., on Monday, October 15, 2018.

The start time is 7:00pm

RiverCenter has contracted with the Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC), which has extensive experience in community outreach and technical assistance and is formulating a strategic planning ...

Red Bank Restaurant Week Starts Today! - 15 Participating with Price Fixe Menus

RED BANK, NJ – It’s back!

One of the best deals around, Red Bank Restaurant Week begins TODAY, Monday, Oct. 8 and continues through Thursday, Oct. 18 (excluding Friday and Saturday).

Appetizers, entrees and desserts for $25 or $35 at these participating restaurants:

Bistro of Red Bank

Bombay River

Buona Sera

Danny's Steakhouse & Sushi

The ...

Red Bank Historic Walking Tour – Saturday, October 20th

October 11, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – The Red Bank Library offers an array of events throughout the year.  One of the best is the Red Bank Historical Walking Tour, led by Cathy Lou Colmogren.   

When: Saturday, October 20th, 11:00am

Where: Begins at the Eisner Public Library and ends at the Galleria

What Else:  Limited to 20 people.  Registration is strongly encouraged.  To ...

Fire Prevention Week is October 7-13, 2018

RED BANK, NJ - The latest statistics from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) show that if you have a reported fire in your home, you are more likely to die today than you were a few decades ago.

This startling statistic is behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware - fire can happen anywhere.™” Fire Prevention Week takes ...

RBR High School Referendum - Two Questions, Costs and Tax Impact

RED BANK, NJ – RBR Referendum - Two Questions, Costs and Tax Impact

The Red Bank Board of Education met last night with approximately fifty residents and interested parties in attendance to discuss the two separate referendum questions that will be put forth to them on December 11th.

Dr. Louis Moore, RBR Superintendent, opened by saying, " I think you'll find this is a ...

Red Tank Brewing – Grand Opening this Thursday

October 16, 2018

RED BANK, NJ - We walked in last month and spoke with John Acara, owner of Red Tank Brewing, 77 Monmouth Street, which will have their grand opening this Thursday.

John is also the owner of John Acara Photography.

It’s definitely a cool place: poured concrete bar top, industrial chic with a crystal chandelier, Edison light bulbs, a “play area” for the kids, long bar and ...

Red Bank Halloween Egg - Hunt – Thursday, October 18th

RED BANK, NJ – Red Bank Parks and Recreation will be hosting the annual Halloween Egg-Hunt on Thursday, October 18, 2018.

Recreation Director Charlie Hoffman said that, "The Halloween Egg Hunt sponsored by the Red Bank Business Alliance enters it’s third year.  There will be thousands of black and orange eggs filled with candy and toys.  We also will ...

Red Bank Restaurant Week Starts Today! - 15 Participating with Price Fixe Menus

RED BANK, NJ – It’s back!

One of the best deals around, Red Bank Restaurant Week begins TODAY, Monday, Oct. 8 and continues through Thursday, Oct. 18 (excluding Friday and Saturday).

Appetizers, entrees and desserts for $25 or $35 at these participating restaurants:

Bistro of Red Bank

Bombay River

Buona Sera

Danny's Steakhouse & Sushi

The ...

Local Surfing Community Unites for an Epic Day

October 13, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – Great surf conditions, offshore wind, gorgeous warm weather, sold-out event, and hundreds of fans combined to create an epic day on Sunday, October 7, 2018 for the Clean Ocean Action Open Surf Contest at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park in Long Branch, NJ.   Surfers in eight divisions included a wide-range of  ages and skill levels, from four-year old grom ...

Save the Ta Ta's! - Pub Crawl Saturday

RED BANK, NJ - Support the SKF Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation!

10th Annual Boozin For Boobs

When: Saturday, October 13th 2018 

Where: Red Bank, NJ (start at Red Rock Tap & Grill)

Time: 12-2pm Registration/t-shirt pick up

2pm Bar Crawl starts

​Online Registration: $35 per person

​In person registration: $40 (shirts & mugs available on a ...

Foodstock to Hold 8th Annual Food Drive and Music Festival on October 13th

FREEHOLD,  NJ  - The 8th Annual Foodstock Food Drive and Music Festival will be held on Saturday October 13th from 1p.m. to 7p.m. at the Freehold Township Firehouse, located at 330 Stillwells Corner Road in Freehold, NJ. 

Free picnic foods and soft drinks go to those who bring any amount of nonperishable food for donation.  Drink bracelets can also be purchased by adults ...

Red Bank’s Downtown Plan Revealed

October 16, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – James Scavone, Executive Director of the Red Bank RiverCenter and Steve Catania, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and owner of The Cheese Cave, presented the Strategic Initiative meeting outlining the final plan that downtown Red Bank will be following. 

Scavone opened saying, “We’re going to review some goals and strategies that we’re going to ...

League of Women Voters Sponsors 4th Congressional District Candidate Forum

RED BANK, NJ – On Thursday, October 18, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:00pm, the League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Candidate Forum for the candidates running for the seat in the 4th Congressional District. The event is taking place in the Warner Student Life Center on the campus of Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ.

All the candidates running for the seat ...

Archives & History Day - Saturday, Monmouth County Library

Dear Monmouth County resident,

I write to invite you to the County Clerk's 23rd Annual Monmouth County Archives & History Day this Saturday, October 13th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters located at 125 Symmes Drive in Manalapan.

Our free annual event hosts more than 60 local state and history organizations which set-up ...

Local Surfing Community Unites for an Epic Day

October 13, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – Great surf conditions, offshore wind, gorgeous warm weather, sold-out event, and hundreds of fans combined to create an epic day on Sunday, October 7, 2018 for the Clean Ocean Action Open Surf Contest at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park in Long Branch, NJ.   Surfers in eight divisions included a wide-range of  ages and skill levels, from four-year old grom ...

NY/NJ Baykeeper Honorees at Annual Award Reception

RED BANK, NJ - It was an evening of environmental advocacy at NY/NJ Baykeeper’s Annual Award Reception & Wine Tasting as the Matawan-based nonprofit organization honored its former Baykeeper and Executive Director Debbie Mans, who was recently named Deputy Commissioner at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).

Also honored was Paul Rinear, Chair of the ...

RB Library Panel Discussion: Lead Poisoning: What You Need To Know

RED BANK, NJ - The Red Bank Environmental Commission is teaming up with the Red Bank Public Library to host a panel: Lead Poisoning: What You Need to Know.

This panel discussion will take place this Thursday, October 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s Eisner Room.

Amy Goldsmith, the NJ State Director of the Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund, former Bureau Chief of the ...

Save the Ta Ta's! - Pub Crawl Saturday

October 12, 2018

RED BANK, NJ - Support the SKF Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation!

10th Annual Boozin For Boobs

When: Saturday, October 13th 2018 

Where: Red Bank, NJ (start at Red Rock Tap & Grill)

Time: 12-2pm Registration/t-shirt pick up

2pm Bar Crawl starts

​Online Registration: $35 per person

​In person registration: $40 (shirts & mugs available on a ...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

RED BANK, NJ - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States, aside from skin cancer. Currently, the average risk of a woman in the United States developing breast cancer at some point in her life is about 1 in 8.  Breast cancer starts when cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. These cells usually form a ...

Friday, Oct. 12th - Bayshore Medical Center Foundation to Host Third Annual Benefit for Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration

RED BANK, NJ - Event to benefit expanding emergency services at hospital

 

HOLMDEL, NJ –  Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center Foundation will host the third annual Benefit for Bayshore: an Oktoberfest Community Celebration on Friday, October 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The outdoor, tented reception will take place on the medical center’s campus at ...

Red Bank Farmer’s Market – Sunday

October 12, 2018

RED BANK, NJ- The Galleria Red Bank Farmers Market offers fresh, locally-grown produce from some of New Jerseys finest farmers and also showcases unique crafts and wonderful eateries. 

The response has been fabulous and the market has grown to about 30 vendors and serves approximately 1,000 people per Sunday. 

By bringing people together for a farmer’s market, we hope to ...

Red Bank Farmer’s Market – Sunday, September 23rd

RED BANK, NJ- The Galleria Red Bank Farmers Market offers fresh, locally-grown produce from some of New Jerseys finest farmers and also showcases unique crafts and wonderful eateries. 

The response has been fabulous and the market has grown to about 30 vendors and serves approximately 1,000 people per Sunday. 

By bringing people together for a farmer’s market, we hope to ...

ROAD CLOSURE - Harding Rd. Closed Due to Downed Pole & Tree.

October 11, 2018

Harding Rd closed due to downed pole & tree. 

CP&L enroute.

Harding Road temporarily closed between Spring Street & Prospect Avenue due to downed utility pole and tree. JCP&L is enroute.

Plan alternate route.

More details will be posted when available.

TRAFFIC ALERT - TRUCK vs OVERPASS - TRUCK STUCK UNDER BRIDGE

 

W Front St - Railroad Bridge| Unit is on scene with a truck that is stuck under the bridge. Transit is being requested.|

Road Closure on Monmouth Street

Closure continues on Monmouth St between Pearl St & Maple Ave from 9am to 5pm on 10/8 for utility work.

Monmouth Street will continue to be closed between Pearl Street and Maple Avenue from 9am to 5pm on Monday, October 8 for utility work. Plan alternate route.

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Quote of the Day

October 16, 2018

Oscar Wilde on advice - 

People are very fond of giving away that which they need most themselves.  It is what I call the depth of generosity.

Monmouth County 4-H to Host Model Horse and Equine Art Show

October 4, 2018

TAPinto RED BANK, NJ 

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County 4-H will host a Model Horse and Equine Art Show on October 6, 2018 for all youth in grades K-13 (one year out of high school) at the Monmouth County Agricultural Building, 4000 Kozloski Rd.

Youth are encouraged to bring their model horses to be shown in a variety of classes. In addition, they can also bring model livestock, ...