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Movie in the Park Tomorrow – Tuesday July 17th

July 16, 2018

Nothing better than taking in a free movie with a Navesink breeze cooling you off!

Come on over and take in the a Movie in the Park at Red Bank’s Riverside Gardens.

Movie: Cars 3

Start time: Dusk

To take a look at the trailer, click here.

Click Rotten Tomatoes for a review of this movie.

For a complete listing of the Summer Series, click here.

If you enjoyed this ...

Sunday: Food, Wine & Walk: Get Your Tickets Now

This Sunday July 15th Red Bank kicks off the first of four Food & Wine Walks where you can enjoy tastings from twenty-five of the best restaurants in Red Bank. 

This event is a blast!

Get your gang together and purchase tickets online! 

Take a leisurely 3-hour walk around town having a few glasses of wine and tasting the best of what our restaurants are offering. 

A ...

Tonight - Jazz in the Park – June 12th

Grab your lawn chairs, fill up your wineskin and come on over to Riverside Gardens in Red Bank.

Cooling off the evening will be the smooth sound of The New Standard, featuring vocalist Layonne Holmes.

Showtime: 7:00pm

For a taste of their sound that was previously recorded at the Red Bank Jazz Festival, click here.

Video: Courtesy of All Eyes on Video

Click on Red Bank’s ...

Downtown Red Bank - 2nd Strategic Planning Initiative Tonight

July 16, 2018

Red Bank RiverCenter will hold its second Strategic Planning Initiative meeting at the Oyster Point Hotel for residents and business owners to participate in the development of a strategic plan for a unified vision and voice for the borough’s downtown.

The RiverCenter was formed in 1991 to manage Red Bank’s Special Improvement District.

Bill Fontana is the Executive Director of ...

The Community YMCA Offers Water Safety Tips to Prevent Drowning

July 10, 2018

Summer is in full swing and that means children are spending more time swimming at the beach, in backyard pools, lakes and at water parks. The Community YMCA encourages parents and caregivers to take an active role in their children’s water safety to prevent accidental drowning, the second leading cause of death for children ages 5 to 14.

“Teaching children how to swim and to be ...

Declaration of Independence – What is it?

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) Partly Free, ...

Interview with Maria Iozzi, Principal of the RB Middle School

We sat down with Maria Iozzi, Principal of the Red Bank Middle School, which serves the 4th through 8th grades.

Q: Tell us a little about yourself and what made you decide to go into the teaching profession.

Iozzi: I’ve been in education for twenty-three years, always loved and being with children and it’s been my passion since I came over from Portugal as a child.  I was ...

Red Bank: How to Harvest, Store and Preserve your Herbs from the Garden

June 25, 2018

Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and preserve a few for the winter ahead.

Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh herbs than dried except for Rosemary which has an equally strong flavor fresh or dried. Continue harvesting herbs as needed throughout the growing ...

Traffic Alert – Middletown - Tue. thru Fri. – Church St. & Rt. 36

July 16, 2018

Middletown Police Advisory:

Hwy 36 and Church St. will have intermittent closures and detours set up Tues-Fri 7/17-7/20 while Kiely construction is working.

Kiely Construction will be working Tuesday-Friday 7/17-7/20 in the area of Church St and Hwy 36. Intermittent closures and detours will be set up.

Please plan an alternate route and contact the Traffic Division at 732-615-2045 if you ...

Traffic Alert – Monday - Middletown – Kings Hwy & Chapel Rd.

Notice from the Middletown Police Department:

Kiely construction is continuing work in the area of Kings Hwy East and Chapel Hill Rd.

Detours are in place.

Construction is scheduled to be completed on Monday 7/16.

Please plan an alternate route and contact Our Traffic Division at 732-615-2045 with any questions or concerns.

Children’s Storyboard in the Park

Mayor Menna recently cut the ribbon showing off Red Bank Library's new permanent Children’s Storyboard walk on the shaded perimeter of Riverside Gardens Park.

The storyboard is expected to be changed every month.

Take a look at the picture carousel to view this month’s story.

Also, check out the video of the Red Bank Council recognizing National Library Week and the staff ...

PILATES -Tomorrow in the Park – Wednesday July 11th

July 10, 2018

Come on over and take in a Pilates class in the Park at Red Bank’s Riverside Gardens overlooking the beautiful Navesink River., TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, JULY 11th

Start time: 6:00pm

Pilates           (pɪˈlɑːtɪz)

A physical fitness system developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates, after whom it was named.  Pilates called his ...

Fourth of July Vacations Mean Increased Need for Blood Donations

New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center Calls on Residents to Donate Blood Throughout the Holiday Period

NEW BRUNSWICK (June 29, 2018) – New Jersey Blood Services/New York Blood Center announced a blood emergency in the run up to summer, but with the 4th of July approach, NYBC is renewing those calls. With the holiday falling mid-week, many people go on vacation or ...

Red Bank: Vote for Riverview Hospital as One of the Most Beautiful Hospitals in the Nation!

Riverview Medical Center Nominated as One of the Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S. in National Competition

Medical center seeks community support to claim top spot.

Red Bank, NJ – June 18, 2018 – Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, has again been nominated as one of the most beautiful hospitals in the U.S. in an annual competition run by Soliant ...

Red Bank: How to Harvest, Store and Preserve your Herbs from the Garden

June 25, 2018

Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and preserve a few for the winter ahead.

Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh herbs than dried except for Rosemary which has an equally strong flavor fresh or dried. Continue harvesting herbs as needed throughout the growing ...

Traffic Alert – Middletown - Tue. thru Fri. – Church St. & Rt. 36

July 16, 2018

Middletown Police Advisory:

Hwy 36 and Church St. will have intermittent closures and detours set up Tues-Fri 7/17-7/20 while Kiely construction is working.

Kiely Construction will be working Tuesday-Friday 7/17-7/20 in the area of Church St and Hwy 36. Intermittent closures and detours will be set up.

Please plan an alternate route and contact the Traffic Division at 732-615-2045 if you ...

Traffic Alert – Monday - Middletown – Kings Hwy & Chapel Rd.

Notice from the Middletown Police Department:

Kiely construction is continuing work in the area of Kings Hwy East and Chapel Hill Rd.

Detours are in place.

Construction is scheduled to be completed on Monday 7/16.

Please plan an alternate route and contact Our Traffic Division at 732-615-2045 with any questions or concerns.

Traffic Advisory for Friday, June 29th

Advisory: Detour at Kings Hwy and Church St. on Friday 6/29 between 9am-12pm, while the County makes final preparations for new traffic signal.

The Community YMCA Offers Water Safety Tips to Prevent Drowning

July 10, 2018

Summer is in full swing and that means children are spending more time swimming at the beach, in backyard pools, lakes and at water parks. The Community YMCA encourages parents and caregivers to take an active role in their children’s water safety to prevent accidental drowning, the second leading cause of death for children ages 5 to 14.

“Teaching children how to swim and to be ...

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Quote of the Day!

July 6, 2018

Keeping a little ahead of conditions is one of the secrets of business; the trailer seldom goes far.    Charles M. Schwab

A Safe Summer for Kids: Communication, Activities and Involvement

July 6, 2018

Dear Editor:

Did you know that more young people try alcohol for the first time during the summer months than at any other time of the year?  Keeping teens occupied and supervised helps to ensure they have a safe summer. By involving teens in a variety of alcohol-free activities—such as sports, summer camps, and outdoor recreational activities—you can help prevent ...

RBR Source Awards over $45,000 of Scholarship Money at Year-End Reception

July 16, 2018

Little Silver:  On May 30, The SOURCE, RBR’s School Based Youth Service Program, honored its community partners and awarded over $45,000 in scholarship money to graduating high school seniors.

SOURCE Director Suzanne Keller explained, “Our mission is to remove all obstacles that impede the success of young people in our community.” With an emphasis on the overall optimal ...