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Weekly Newsletter - Red Bank Public Library

July 26, 2021

Red Bank Public Library

News

We are fine-free! If you held onto one of our items during the shutdown, bring it back and you won't have to pay a fine. Read more here.
The "Red Bank: Always Beautiful" photo contest has returned for a second year! Find the rules and submission procedures here.

Events

Reminder: Most events are remote due to ...

Agenda - Red Bank High School Board of Education

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Regional High School Board of Education will meet on Wednesday, July 21, in the high school’s auditorium, 6:30pm.  A public discussion will follow at 7:30pm.

The Board will review Personnel matters, appointments of Coaching Staff and the Financial report from the Board Secretary.

To read the entire agenda, click HERE.

The next BOE meeting is ...

Red Bank Public Library - Weekly Newsletter

Red Bank Public Library

News

We are no longer closing in the middle of the day for cleaning. See our full hours below!
The "Red Bank: Always Beautiful" photo contest has returned for a second year! Find the rules and submission procedures here.
Summer Reading has begun! This program is available to all ages -- learn more about signing up ...

Witch Baby Soap Grand Opening in Red Bank - Creates Fragrances Evoking Powerful Memories

July 28, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: Witch Baby Soap held their Grand Opening at 17 Monmouth Street last Thursday to welcome folks to their bath and body store that produces vegan and cruelty-free beauty products.

They offer specialty soaps, hand salve, body butter and many more unique products, all which are free of chemical additives. 

On hand to congratulate the owners were a good number of friends and ...

"Street Life" Musicians - Saturday in Red Bank

July 31, 2021

Red Bank, NJ: The Red Bank RiverCenter brings "StreetLife" entertainment to the sidewalks with live music and entertainment on Saturday nights all summer long.

Weather permitting, StreetLife performances take place at various locations throughout the business district.

Entertainment for Saturday, July 31

MONTE -Linden Place & Broad Street)

Shotgun Bill ...

Take in the NY City Skyline Aboard a Sunset Cruise

RED BANK, NJ: Seastreak’s popular NYC Sunset Cocktail Cruises are back for the summer!

Kick back, relax, grab a refreshing drink from the bar and take date night to the next level.   

Board a comfortable and reliable Seastreak ferry in Highlands, NJ and sail through Sandy Hook Bay admiring the beach and historic landmarks of Fort Handcock as you pass.

The route will ...

Red Bank 2nd Annual Photo Contest - Start Snappin'!

RED BANK, NJ: All right you shutterbugs and everybody with a smartphone camera, here’s your chance to prove that you’ve got an eye for the beautiful, the strange, the unusual or just plain interesting.

The 2nd “Red Bank Always Beautiful” contest opened on June 1 under the auspices of the Red Bank Public Library. 

Your photos must show the town of Red Bank and ...

Take in the NY City Skyline Aboard a Sunset Cruise

July 27, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: Seastreak’s popular NYC Sunset Cocktail Cruises are back for the summer!

Kick back, relax, grab a refreshing drink from the bar and take date night to the next level.   

Board a comfortable and reliable Seastreak ferry in Highlands, NJ and sail through Sandy Hook Bay admiring the beach and historic landmarks of Fort Handcock as you pass.

The route will ...

The Lusty Lobster - Lobster Specials, Canadian Oysters, Deli Dishes, Special Sauces

RED BANK, NJ: Get on over to the Lusty Lobster for the freshest seafood in our area.

This week's specials include 1 ¾  to 2 pound Lobsters, Merasheen Oysters from Canada, Golden Tilefish, Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon and much more!

And they've got the perfect side dishes to go along with your seafood - Fish Cakes, Spicy Shrimp Salad Stuffed Avocado and Dill ...

Boondock’s Fishery on the Navesink River in Red Bank – Best Seafood, Best Views, Best Value

RED BANK, NJ: Boondocks Fishery, located in Irwin’s Marine, 1 Marine Park, overlooking the beautiful Navesink River, brings a Key West vibe to Red Bank.

A fun place that is shanty-chic situated directly over the water offering spectacular views of the Navesink River – from the abundant wildlife winging its way past you, the quacking marina mallards looking for a free handout to the ...

Support Alex’s Lemonade Stand to Fight Childhood Cancer – Register for Red Bank’s “Cornhole on Broad”

July 29, 2021

RED BANK, NJ:What in the world is Cornhole?

You’ve probably seen it on your local beach, but always wondered what it was and how it’s played.

It’s the Cornhole game!

Now you’ve got the opportunity to participate or watch as the Red Bank Business Alliance and Northwestern Mutual of Red Bank are hosting “Corn Hole on Broad” on Sunday, August 1, with a ...

Red Bank “Cornhole on Broad” to Support Alex’s Lemonade Stand to Fight Childhood Cancer

RED BANK, NJ: You’ve probably seen it on your local beach and wondered what it was and how it’s played.

It’s the Cornhole game!

Now you’ve got the opportunity to participate or watch as the Red Bank Business Alliance and Northwestern Mutual of Red Bank are hosting “Corn Hole on Broad” on Sunday, August 1, with a start time of 1:00pm.

This is ...

Red Bank YMCA Offers Programs for Everybody this Summer

RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County continues to enhance our community in so many ways.

“There are few things I enjoy more than the happy faces of our summer campers each season. This year, smiles were especially bright. You can tell how ready children and families are for enriching Y experiences that build healthy minds and bodies, cultivate fun and social connections, and ...

Red Bank Announces Extended Grace Period to Pay 3Q Taxes

July 30, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: The borough announced today that due to a delay in the adoption of the 2021 Municipal Budget, the tax rate will not be certified by August 1. 

There will be an extended grace period for payment of the third quarter 2021 taxes. Once the tax rate is certified, the grace period date will be announced. 

If you enjoyed this article please “Like” and ...

Red Bank Planning Board to Take Up Developers Fees and Cannabis Ordinance

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Planning Board of Adjustment will hold an online meeting Monday, August 2, 7:00pm.

Highlights of the Agenda:

An Ordinance to include a new sub-section called “Development Impact Fees” that will impose new fees on developers.  To read the proposed Ordinance, click HERE.

An Ordinance to permit and regulate cannabis businesses within ...

VIDEO – Red Bank 2021 Amendment and Municipal Budget Passes, Resident Catches Major Surplus Discrepancy

RED BANK, NJ: A special meeting of the borough council was held last night to vote on a Resolution to amend the 2021 Municipal Budget and a Resolution to adopt the 2021 Municipal Budget.  All council members were in attendance for the online meeting.

On the first vote for the Budget Amendment that increased the appropriations from $90k to $186k, councilman Michael Ballard said, “I ...

Sunday - Farmers Market in Red Bank

July 25, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: Come and get your fresh goodies to make those meals more scrumptious!

The Red Bank Farmers Market will be open on Sundays from 9:00am - 2:00pm. 

Location: The Galleria Red Bank Parking Lot, 2 Bridge Avenue (corner of West Front St. and Bridge Ave.)

The Galleria Farmers Market offers fresh, locally-grown produce from NJ’s finest ...

Feel Good and Help Out - Red Bank "Pick it Up"

RED BANK, NJ – An initiative by the Red Bank Business Alliance and the Splendor Design Group wants your help in keeping Red Bank clean and green!

Join the party on Wednesday, August 4 at 8:45am, for a quick stroll through town and spend 1 hour for some light cleaning of the streets and sidewalks.

Bring gloves, friends and/or dogs!  Trash bags will be ...

Farmers Market in Red Bank on Sunday

RED BANK, NJ: Come and get your fresh goodies to make those meals more scrumptious!

The Red Bank Farmers Market will be open on Sundays from 9:00am - 2:00pm. 

Location: The Galleria Red Bank Parking Lot, 2 Bridge Avenue (corner of West Front St. and Bridge Ave.)

The Galleria Farmers Market offers fresh, locally-grown produce from NJ’s finest ...

Saturday in Downtown Red Bank Saturday - Yoga on Broad

July 30, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: Need to soothe your mind and body? 

Then come to a yoga class at Red Bank’s downtown “Broadwalk” every Saturday from 8:30am – 9:30am.

Yoga on Broad is presented by the Red Bank Parks and Recreation Department, Red Bank RiverCenter and Open Heart Yoga. Open Heart Yoga is a non-profit whose mission is; “… to enrich and unite our ...

Witch Baby Soap Grand Opening in Red Bank - Creates Fragrances Evoking Powerful Memories

RED BANK, NJ: Witch Baby Soap held their Grand Opening at 17 Monmouth Street last Thursday to welcome folks to their bath and body store that produces vegan and cruelty-free beauty products.

They offer specialty soaps, hand salve, body butter and many more unique products, all which are free of chemical additives. 

On hand to congratulate the owners were a good number of friends and ...

Yoga on Broad - Saturday in Downtown Red Bank Saturday

RED BANK, NJ: Need to soothe your mind and body? 

Then come to a yoga class at Red Bank’s downtown “Broadwalk” every Saturday from 8:30am – 9:30am.

Yoga on Broad is presented by the Red Bank Parks and Recreation Department, Red Bank RiverCenter and Open Heart Yoga. Open Heart Yoga is a non-profit whose mission is; “… to enrich and unite our ...

I've Moved to a New Town, Where Are the Best Places to Go?

July 29, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: I've moved to a new town, where are the best places to go?

 

Mark and Allison Gregory of Resources Real Estate in Rumson, local Real Estate agents, know not only the towns inside and out including the different neighborhoods, schools, parks, restaurants, but they also know the best places to visit. 

 

This all leads into a fun new adventure ...

Red Bank Redevelopment Agency Meeting – VNA Building Developer Requesting PILOT Program

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Redevelopment Agency held their online meeting last night

Newly appointed Executive Director Cherron Rountree attended her first meeting taking a low-key approach with Ken DeRoberts, CEO of Government Strategy Group and a consultant hired by the borough, saying, “Cherron and I will be having the first of many debriefing sessions so that she’ll be up ...

Red Bank Zoning Board – Gym and Exotic Car Club Approved, “Rivermark” Carried to October

RED BANK, NJ: Zoning Board Chair Lauren Nicosia opened last night's meeting relating that developer Roger Mumford requested that his plan for an apartment building on Shrewsbury Avenue be rescheduled to an undetermined September hearing date.

First up was Rory Fitzgerald for a proposed gym located at 136 E. Bergen Place, a residential neighborhood.  The property is located ...

Hudson Avenue in Red Bank - Expected 2 Day Closure

July 14, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: The borough announced that Hudson Avenue will be closed on Thursday, July 15 and Friday, July 16 between Harding Road and East Bergen Place from 7:00am to 5:00pm, weather permitting, for milling and paving.

On street parking will be prohibited during these times.

Motorists are asked to follow established detours and plan alternate route.

If you enjoyed this article ...

Red Bank Fire Department Testing Water Pressure

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Fire Department will be conducting an Emergency Fire Protection Water Supply test in the area of 24-30 Mechanic Street beginning at 9:00 am on Tuesday, July 6.

This testing is performed to determine available flow and pressure for fire protection systems.

Anyone seeing discolored water should shut off the tap and wait several minutes.

Check ...

Support Alex’s Lemonade Stand to Fight Childhood Cancer – Register for Red Bank’s “Cornhole on Broad”

July 29, 2021

RED BANK, NJ:What in the world is Cornhole?

You’ve probably seen it on your local beach, but always wondered what it was and how it’s played.

It’s the Cornhole game!

Now you’ve got the opportunity to participate or watch as the Red Bank Business Alliance and Northwestern Mutual of Red Bank are hosting “Corn Hole on Broad” on Sunday, August 1, with a ...

Red Bank “Cornhole on Broad” to Support Alex’s Lemonade Stand to Fight Childhood Cancer

RED BANK, NJ: You’ve probably seen it on your local beach and wondered what it was and how it’s played.

It’s the Cornhole game!

Now you’ve got the opportunity to participate or watch as the Red Bank Business Alliance and Northwestern Mutual of Red Bank are hosting “Corn Hole on Broad” on Sunday, August 1, with a start time of 1:00pm.

This is ...

Chelsea Senior Living Announces Its 2021 Golf Outing Benefitting Local Responders

FANWOOD, NJ – Chelsea Senior Living (“Chelsea”), Mount Bethel Village, and Inglemoor Rehabilitation and Care Center will host their 14th annual golf outing at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster on Sept. 14 to raise money for local first responders.

The morning starts with breakfast at 7 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Golfers ...

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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Quote of the Day!

July 31, 2021

If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.

Michele Ruiz

Upcoming Events

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Sat, July 31, 8:30 AM

Open Heart Yoga NJ - street, Red Bank

Yoga on Broad Street

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Government Health & Wellness

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Sat, August 7, 8:30 AM

Open Heart Yoga NJ - street, Red Bank

Yoga on Broad Street

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Government Health & Wellness

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Sat, August 14, 8:30 AM

Open Heart Yoga NJ - street, Red Bank

Yoga on Broad Street

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Government Health & Wellness

Here’s why taxpayers should have an IRS online account

July 26, 2021

An IRS online account is an safe an easy way for individual taxpayers to view specific details about their federal tax account. Here are some of the benefits and features of this online system.

Taxpayers can view:

Their payoff amount, which is updated for the current day.
The balance for each tax year for which they owe taxes.
Their payment history.
Key information from the their ...

Bring the Sunshine Indoors With These 4 Simple Décor Ideas

As summer approaches, everyone is eager to spend more time outside enjoying the sun. It’s also the perfect time to transition your home décor to reflect the added daylight and brightness outside. If you’re ready to bring more of the sunshine inside this season, here are four great ways to easily update your décor for a lighter and brighter feeling.

Clean and ...

How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.

 

Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...

Tile, Wood, or Laminate — What’s Your Flooring Match?

If your wood floors are discolored and scratched, your tile chipped, or your laminate worn, you may need an upgrade! But what’s the best flooring option? That all depends on the purpose of the area to be refinished, your budget, and your style.

The following sections will outline some of the key differences between wood, tile, and laminate.

Since there are pros and cons to each type ...

5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

Squeezing in time to exercise can be challenging, especially if you juggle a hectic schedule. But staying physically active is one of the most important things you can do for your health as you age.

Given the increasing popularity of 5-minute interval workouts (or High-Intensity Interval Training – HIIT), swapping short bursts of moderately intense and vigorous aerobic exercise followed ...

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. Just basking in a child’s boundless energy and carefree silliness can boost your mood and make you smile. But joining in the fun also keeps you physically and mentally active – and research shows that multigenerational interaction is good for older adults and kids.

 

If you’re ...

In Season: The Best Ways to Cook NJ Sweet Corn

July 28, 2021

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey sweet corn is in season until the beginning of September. Take advantage of this local summer veggie by eating it as soon as possible after it’s picked — the sugar turns to starch as it ages.

For storage, keep fresh corn on the cob in the husk in the fridge. Once you’re ready to enjoy your corn, remove the husk and silk, wash it and try one of ...