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Indie Street Film Festival - Discount Ticket Code

July 20, 2018

































The 3rd Annual Indie Street Film Festival returns to Red Bank!

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Cool Jazz on a Hot Evening - TONIGHT

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, sneak in your wine and stay cool with the breeze coming off the Navesink River as the sun sets.

Smooth Jazz at Riverside Gardens tonight in Red Bank. 

The music begins at 7:00pm and goes till 8:30pm.

Tonight’s performers: Eddie Allen Quintet

Check out Eddie and his hot horn on this video.

So, Jazz it up a little and come on over!

For ...

Nothing Like a Good Storm to Cool Things Off

Meridian Riverview Medical Center about 4:30pm today

Here Comes Sickles!

July 20, 2018

The Red Bank Planning Board gave final site approval to Metrovation Anderson, LLC for Sickles Markets' second home in the now under construction Anderson Building across from the railroad station.

Bob Sickles, owner of Sickles Market said that “Metrovation has a great team and a great reputation for doing stellar projects.  I am very happy to be partnering with them as ...

Meals Getting Dull & Boring? – Visit The Spice & Tea Exchange

We visited The Spice & Tea Exchange and spoke with the owners and husband and wife team of Howard Bernstein and Lisa Prepone.

For those with a culinary talent, adventurous types or looking to “spice” up their meal, this is a store with a variety of flavors from all over the world. 

Prepone will not only walk you around letting you do a sniff test (and some are real ...

Survey Says – Strategic Initiative Meeting

This was a metrics-driven meeting with data findings provided in an eye-glazing PowerPoint presentation that seemed to be a little much for the hands-on business owners.

The purpose of the Strategic Initiative Meeting is for residents, business owners and others to participate in the development of a strategic plan for a unified vision and voice for Red Bank's downtown.

Bill ...

Rutgers Hikes Tuition, Student Fees for 2018-2019 Academic Year

July 22, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than this past school year.

Student housing will increase 1.9 percent, and ...

The Community YMCA Offers Water Safety Tips to Prevent Drowning

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, ...

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 ...

ROADWORK - East Bergen Pl. Roadwork to begin MONDAY 7/23, detours possible

July 19, 2018

Please be advised that the Borough will soon begin improvements to East Bergen Place from Branch Avenue to Maple Avenue, as part of the Borough’s Road Program.

The project will include sanitary sewer replacement, installation of curb and sidewalk (where necessary), as well as roadway reconstruction.

The construction contract for the work has been awarded to Lucas Brothers, Inc. We ...

Puppy Mill Bill – Council Punts

The infamous Puppy Mill Bill came up early last night but was shelved, or in government parlance, withdrawn.

In other words, they punted.

The proposed ban would prohibit the sale of dogs and cats that are sourced from breeders because of inhumane conditions.  The bill would affect only one store in Red Bank, Bark Avenue Puppies. 

The owner Gary Hager threatened legal action ...

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

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 ...

 TONIGHT - Yoga in the Park!

July 18, 2018

Yoga class tonight at Red Bank’s Riverside Gardens.

Grab a friend because there’s nothing better than relaxing your body and mind overlooking the beautiful Navesink River.

Start time: 6:00pm

What is yoga? How does it work?  Click here.

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

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YOGA - Tomorrow in the Park! – Wednesday July 18th

http://www.redbanknj.org/325/Summer-Series-in-the-ParkCome on over and take a Yoga class in the Park at Red Bank’s Riverside Gardens overlooking the beautiful Navesink River.

Start time: 6:00pm

Yoga   (Yōɡə)

A Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely ...

Just a Little Pinprick – Acupuncture Questions Answered

This is one tough woman.

Catherine Craig, owner of Evolution Acupuncture, began her career as a product manager with a cosmetic company.  In her early twenties she was in a car accident and was struggling to get better.  The resistance to treatment turned out to be an autoimmune disease, a debilitating chronic pain condition.  She was then she was diagnosed with thyroid ...

Natural Pain Relief is as Close as Your Garden

July 21, 2018

Busy schedules, over indulging, and strenuous summer activities can lead to sore muscles, indigestion and headaches. When searching for pain relief, look no further than your own garden or your local farmer’s market. These five foods fresh from the garden – or pot – are packed with super pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory power.

Mint
Infuse mint into your tea or ice water ...

Farmer’s Market – Sunday

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 promote a greater ...

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

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 18, 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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To Our Current and Future Representatives

July 17, 2018

To Our Current and Future Representatives - Wherever They May Be:

We can never forget we are a nation of immigrants. 

We cannot fall prey to fear, ignorance and anger when we  have been historically driven by freedom and justice. 

We must have the courage and will to fight hate, bigotry and prejudice. 

We must not wake up to what we hoped was a bad dream and ...

Murphy Administration Takes Action to Help Smokers Quit

July 22, 2018

Eliminates Prior Approval for Medicaid Tobacco Cessation Medications; Counseling Options to be Expanded

July 16, 2018

(TRENTON) – The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death ...