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June 14, 2021

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We enjoyed seeing all of you at Pride in Riverside Gardens Park! We have a display of Pride-related books, comic books, and movies on display, come check one out and learn something new!

Events

Reminder: Most events are remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

Tuesday, June 15th

Online Story Time will be posting to ...

Red Bank - Navesink Maritime Heritage Association – Father’s Day Gift Suggestions

RED BANK, NJ: Father’s Day is coming up – Sunday, June 20 and the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association (NMHA) has some interesting and affordable gift suggestions.

For those dads who like to read or are interested in our local history, there’s some terrific NMHA books to consider: “A Chronology of Boating on the Navesink River”, “Stories of Slavery in New ...

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Red Bank Public Library News

We are slowly getting back to normal! We are no longer quarantining books, and we are open on the weekdays. Masks are still required and the Children's Room is still closed but starting this week, we're doing in-person Story Times in the back yard, weather permitting!

Events

Reminder: Most events are remote due to the COVID-19 ...

Gov. Murphy: Employers Can Allow Vaccinated Staff to Go Maskless, Bring Back Remote Workers

May 28, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Office employees will be allowed to return to work without the need to wear masks or social distance, as long as they have proof of being vaccinated against the coronavirus, under Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order.

The order, which takes effect on June 4, also lifts minimum staffing levels in the workplace and allows employers to call back employees who have ...

Red Bank RiverCenter Announces Glenn Carter as Executive Director

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank RiverCenter announced today that Glenn Carter will become their new Executive Director, effective May 25.

Carter previously served as the Director for both the Planning and Zoning Boards of Red Bank and retired in April 2020.  He replaces Laura Kirkpatrick, who left after an 18-month stint.

Carter is well qualified serving as Executive Director of the ...

VIDEO: The Largest Container Ship to Ever Reach the East Coast Docks in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - The largest container ship to ever reach a U.S. East Coast port has docked at the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal.

The CMA CGM Marco Polo can carry 16,022 20-foot equivalent units, or TEUs in industry terms. The ship is reported to be carrying 5,000 TEUs that include clothing, pharmaceuticals, furniture, appliances, holiday decorations, building materials, home ...

"StreetLife" in Red Bank

June 11, 2021

Red Bank, NJ: Back by popular demand, 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 June 12

Eryka Hoops
Jim Jennings
Kül ...

Red Bank "StreetLife" Returns

Red Bank, NJ: Back by popular demand, 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 June 5

Elaine
Chip Robertson
Kitty Bionic Hula ...

Red Bank's Count Basie for the Arts Announces 3 New Community Leaders to its Board of Trustees

RED BANK, NJ: The Count Basie Center for the Arts announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees.

Joining the Basie Board are; Jerry W. Conaty, CPA, CFE, RMA of Lanoka Harbor, a partner of the Holman Frenia Allison firm of Toms River; SoVonna Day-Goins of Atlantic Highlands, Global Head of Social Sustainability for Credit Suisse; and Joe ...

Red Bank Council (Unofficial) Election Results – Sturdivant Defeats Yassin

June 8, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: Based on unofficial results, voters turned out to elect for a second 2-year term Kate Triggiano and new comer Jacqueline Sturdivant, defeating incumbent councilman  Hazim Yassin by 9 votes, a margin of 0.44%

Borough councilman and local Democratic Chairman Ed Zipprich declined to support the Triggiano/Hazim team and threw his endorsement behind Bruce Maida and ...

Red Bank Council Election June 8 – The Importance of Voting

RED BANK, NJ: The borough's primary election for two council seats will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, June 8.

Running are four Democrats; incumbents Kate Triggiano and Hazim Ysssin who are being challenged by newcomers Bruce Maida and Jacqueline Sturdivant.

The Republicans are running Jonathan Penney and Christine Stout.

Borough councilman Ed Zipprich declined to support the ...

Pay is Doubled! Poll Workers needed for June 8, Primary Election; Workers will receive $200 bonus on top of $200 pay

FREEHOLD, NJ – You can make some extra cash this coming election day!

The Monmouth County Board of Elections is seeking Poll Workers for the Primary Election being held on Tuesday, June 8. Due to the urgent need for Poll Workers, the State has authorized a one-time $200 bonus, on top of the standard $200 pay, for the Primary Election.

To qualify to be a Poll Worker, you must attend a ...

Whale Watching in Monmouth County: Now is the Time!

June 14, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: The whales have officially arrived!

Each year, humpback whales travel from their winter breeding ground in the West Indies to their summer feeding grounds up north. This means the best time to see them passing through the waters off of New York and New Jersey is now!

“We saw our first whale of the season a few weeks ago, right off of Seabright beach,” said Emily ...

Red Bank Farmers Market at the Galleria

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 9am-12pm. 

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 farmers.

Interested in ...

The Lusty Lobster - The Store is Open!

RED BANK, NJ: Want the best and freshest seafood?

Of course, you do!

The Lusty Lobster is excited to announce the re-opening of their store, so you can select from the plentiful variety of seafood offerings.

What’s Changing on Tuesday, June 1st:

•Lusty’s is so excited to be able to welcome you back into their store! For everyone’s comfort, ...

Red Bank YMCA – Your Gifts in Action

June 7, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: Why is the Y the best organization on the planet?

Because of the generosity of people like you!

No matter their age, background or income, the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is always there to help our local community with financial assistance to access their programs and services.

Here is a quick snapshot of the impact of your YMCA gifts:

More ...

Sign Up for the Golf Golf Tournament and Support Red Bank’s Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County

RED BANK, NJ: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County (BGCM) will have their 14th annual Swing for the Kids golf tournament to be held on Monday, June 28th at the prestigious Hollywood Golf Club in Deal.

“After a year of canceled and postponed events, which are critical sources of funding for our life-changing programs, it is so wonderful that we will once again be able to ...

Red Bank YMCA Welcomes New Board Members

RED BANK, NJ: Seven new Board of Directors were added to the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County in an announcement last week. 

Composed of 42 members, the Board helps guide the nonprofit’s strategic direction, set policy, and raise support to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

“The Y is a volunteer-led ...

Red Bank Road Closure – Globe Court

June 11, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: The borough announced Globe Court will be closed between East Front Street and Mechanic Street from 7:00am to 5:00pm on Monday, June 14 and Tuesday, June 15 for milling and paving. 

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

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Red Bank Workshop - Cannabis Regulations, Animal Control

RED BANK, NJ: The Borough of Red Bank held an online Workshop meeting last night to discuss issues and reports provided by the borough’s department heads.

These workshop sessions have the borough’s department heads discuss upcoming ordinances/resolutions and other matters relating to Administration, Finance, Police, Engineering and Emergency Management and any other pertinent ...

Red Bank Council Workshop Agenda

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank borough council will hold an online workshop meeting on Wednesday, June 9, 6:30pm.

These workshop sessions have the borough’s department heads discuss upcoming ordinances/resolutions and other matters relating to Administration, Finance, Police, Engineering and Emergency Management and any other pertinent matters. 

Highlights on the agenda:

A resolution to ...

At the Galleria - Red Bank Farmers Market

June 12, 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 ...

Red Bank Farmers Market at the Galleria

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 9am-12pm. 

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 farmers.

Interested in ...

Bayshore Aware: Massive 240 Wind Turbine Project Planned Offshore. Keyport Invited to be a Consulting Party

KEYPORT, NJ - The Borough of Keyport received an offer that may be hard to refuse. Based on their June 1st meeting, they won't. A massive 240 wind turbine project is planned offshore and the Borough has been invited to provide inputs as a 'consulting party'. It is not clear if they would have any say in its development but a seat at the table is a good start.

For Councilman ...

Founded With Love to Save Lives, Fight Addiction, Lose the Stigma and Raise Awareness; Tigger House Opens Red Bank Office.

June 12, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: On June 10th, Tigger House hosted an open house for their new location at 93 Shrewsbury Avenue, Red Bank. Founders and Board Members, members of the community and elected officials gathered at 4:30 p.m., to celebrate the occasion of the grand opening. 

The mission of Tigger House is to save lives against the dangers of substance addiction through ...

Pop Culture RX: What is Angelman Syndrome? Hackensack Meridian Health Podcast

Actor Colin Farrell recently filed for conservatorship of his teenage son with Angelman Syndrome. This Health and Wellness Podcast connects with Dr. Michelle Sirak to talk about what Angelman Syndrome is and if a conservatorship is the right move for this family. Click the "Listen Now " button in the box above to listen to the podcast. 

YMCAs and National Senior Health & Fitness Day - May 26

RED BANK, NJ – Three organizations are reaching out to older adults 55 and older in central New Jersey to celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 26.

Click HERE to see the poster outlining the activities at each Y.

To register, click HERE.

The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Ocean County YMCA and Senior Citizens Activities Network (SCAN) have joined ...

Red Bank Zoning Board Zoning Board Questions on Height Bring Out Heat from Pazzo Developers

June 4, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: The Zoning Board held their online meeting last night hearing from the witnesses of Red Bank Corporate Plaza, LLC, a member of the West Long Branch based PRC Group of companies on their revised proposal to build 7 apartment floors (reduced from 9), at 141 W. Front Street.  Included is a rooftop outdoor dining restaurant to take advantage of the river ...

The Seller Picked You, Now What?

RED BANK, NJ: The seller picked you, now what?  

You submitted an offer on a property and the seller chose you!  The home buying process can be exciting but also scary especially if this is your first time.  Follow these steps to ensure a smooth transaction. 

First, you'll have the choice to hire an attorney to represent you in the purchase of the ...

Red Bank Zoning Board to Hear Revised Plans for Pazzo Development

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Zoning Board will hold their online meeting Thursday, June 3, 6:30pm.

Red Bank Corporate Plaza, LLC, is seeking to build a six-story structure on top of the Pazzo MMX restaurant located at 141 West Front Street.

The plan calls to expand the existing garage and build a new 5 level parking garage, with a rooftop restaurant.

150 apartments were originally ...

Red Bank Road Closure – Chapin Avenue

June 10, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: The borough announced that Chapin Avenue will be closed from Knight Street to Munson Place on Friday, June 11, from 7:00am to 4:00pm for construction. 

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

If you enjoyed this article please “Like” and “Follow” us on the TAPinto Red Bank Facebook page, and sign up for our daily ...

Red Bank Road Closure – Prospect Avenue

RED BANK, NJ: The borough announced that Prospect Ave. will be closed Thursday, June 10 from Harding Road to the river, from 7am to 4pm for construction.

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

If you enjoyed this article please “Like” and “Follow” us on the TAPinto Red Bank Facebook page, and sign up for our daily e-news so ...

Red Bank Police Blotter – Thefts from Vehicles, Assaults, DWI’s

RED BANK, NJ – The following information was supplied by the Red Bank Police Department and is published as provided.

Crimes Occurring Between May 1, 2021 – May 31, 2021

CRIMES

Theft: A report of Shoplifting was taken on 05/04/2021 in the area of Monmouth St. An unknown male subject took one carton of cigarettes valued at $95.00. Ptl. Michael Zadlock.

Theft: On 05/07/2021 ...

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Quote of the Day!

June 14, 2021

I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead, others come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready, you see. Now my troubles are going to have trouble with me.

Dr. Suess

Upcoming Events

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Sat, June 19, 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, June 26, 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, July 3, 8:30 AM

Open Heart Yoga NJ - street, Red Bank

Yoga on Broad Street

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Government Health & Wellness

NJ Human Services Announces $15 Million in Grants for Summer Youth Camps

June 14, 2021

Funds Can Help Providers Meet COVID Health & Safety Requirements & Provide Financial Assistance to Families

 

(TRENTON) – Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced $15 million in grants will be available for summer youth camps to help them meet health and safety protocols and provide financial assistance to eligible families.

“As ...

Red Bank’s Nancy Blackwood Keeping an Eye on the Borough’s Environment

June 11, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: TAPinto Red Bank has been offering a series of “Back of the House” articles profiling the men and women who make Red Bank “work.”  Our purpose is to have the borough residents gain a personal sense of the people and the support personnel, many who are unpaid volunteers, perform behind the scenes to keep the town looking beautiful and safe, ...

Public Service in his DNA – Q&A with Monmouth County Prosecutor Chris Gramiccioni

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – TAPinto Red Bank has been offering a series of “Back of the House” articles profiling the men and women of who make Red Bank “work.” 

We’ve expanded this notion to include the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Our purpose is to have our readers gain a personal sense of the people and the support personnel who perform ...

Red Bank’s Frank Woods – A Busy Man Ensuring our Safety

RED BANK, NJ – TAPinto Red Bank will be offering a series of “Back of the House” articles profiling the men and women of who make Red Bank “work.”  Our purpose is to have the borough residents gain a personal sense of the people and the support personnel who perform behind the scenes to keep the town running and safe, 24/7/365.  Hence, “Back of the ...

Sprinkler System on the Fritz? Tips and Tricks for What to Fix and When to Call

Outdoor sprinkler system on the fritz with summer around the corner? Here are seven tips and tricks for fixing it yourself and when to call the pros.

Assess and Adjust Sprinkler Heads
The first clue to any sprinkler system problem is usually a sprinkler head that’s not performing optimally. Maybe it won’t raise or lower, it’s spraying unevenly, or it’s not spraying the ...

Upgrade Your Patio for Under $100

As the weather warms up and we all head outside, you may be envisioning an updated patio space to gather with your friends and family. While some outdoor items can be pricey, many simple updates are budget-friendly while making a big impact. If you’re ready to transform your outdoor space without spending a fortune, here are five of the best ways to get started.

Solar Lights

Adding ...

Tank vs. Tankless: Hot Water Heater Showdown

Purchasing new appliances for your home is a big investment, so make sure that you have all the information before committing. If you’re looking to replace your hot water heater soon, you may have run across models that are “tankless” or “instantaneous/on-demand” alongside the conventional “storage”/”tank” water heaters. Here’s what you ...

Take Time To Get Lost In A Story: 5 Book Genres For You To Enjoy

Just as exercising is good for physical health, flexing your mental muscles is vital - especially as you age. Reading daily is a wonderful way to give your brain a workout. It stimulates your imagination, engages your concentration and memory, and allows you to learn something new.

Whether you prefer holding a book, using a tablet, or listening to audiobooks, diving into stories you enjoy is ...

Recipe Swaps: 6 Healthier Versions of Classic Cakes

Incorporating healthier meal choices into our daily lives is a great way to stay committed to overall wellness. These healthy options aren’t only available for your main course - desserts like indulgent cakes can easily retain all of the flavors while focusing on healthy ingredients. If you’re eager to swap some traditional ingredients like refined sugar and flour, fats, and added ...

Celebrate Dad with These 4 Fun Ideas

With Father’s Day fast approaching and the possibility of gatherings and parties becoming more likely in many areas, the time is perfect for a celebration that highlights Dad’s favorites and creates a lasting memory for family and friends. If you’re eager to plan something special, here are four ways to celebrate Dad that your guests won’t soon forget!

Crawfish ...

Shop Your Home for Living Room Décor Updates

Planning to host an event includes prepping your spaces - cleaning, decorating, designing - if it’s not in the cards to overhaul your living room décor this year, you don’t have to give up on a new look entirely. Shop your home for items that need a new life in your living room; sometimes, a change of location is all that you need to highlight beloved treasures by pulling them ...

Fresh Air and Fitness: 4 Outdoor Workouts for Every Level

Fresh air and fitness – a great combination for any wellness routine! As the weather warms up, consider adding some outdoor workouts to your regular exercise regimen. New surroundings can often make the same moves feel more challenging and exciting, so heading out to your backyard is an easy way to refresh any routine that’s starting to feel repetitive. Here are four great outdoor ...

Spa Day at Home: How to Choose the Best Face Mask for Your Skin

More than ever, home skincare routines are the best way to take advantage of spa-quality products to give you clear, glowing, refreshed skin. Face masks are a great addition to any skincare routine, and regular use (2-3 times per week), can make a noticeable impact on your skin’s health. For everything you need to know when choosing a face mask, read on!

Tubes and Creams Vs. Single-Use ...

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

June 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...