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VIDEO - Christmas Boat on the Navesink

December 15, 2018

RED BANK, NJ –Saturday, December 15, 2018, a little after 5pm.

I don’t know what or why, but this Christmas lights-laden boat slowly cruised down the Navesink River, stopped in front The Molly Pitcher, pivoted, and cruised on back up.

Check out the short VIDEO.

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Spectacular Christmas Lights Set to Music in Holmdel

 HOLMDEL, NJ -  The Christmas season is 'lighting up' in the area. You can see by this video that festive homeowners in the Boxwood Terrace neighborhood of Holmdel wouldn't mind a few extra guests this year. They have an exciting reason to stop by! Drive by this beautiful  Boxwood Terrace home off of Laurel Avenue tonight. See Christmas lights set to various ...

Get your Santa On!

RED BANK, NJ – Santa for Lunch Break.

Tickets are on sale for Brian Kirk & the Jirks annual “Santa for Lunch Break” concert at 8pm, Saturday, Dec. 22nd at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank.

Tickets: $75, $50, $35, $25, $20  Limit 8 tickets per billing address.

To purchase tickets, click HERE.

In what’s quickly becoming an annual Jersey ...

Looking for a Gift for Your Weekend Warrior?

December 14, 2018

RED BANK, NJ - "Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door" is a phrase attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Local resident Louis Mastria and his partner Randy Jachman improved upon a product made for serious athletes, weekend warriors and those who have aches or chronic pain.

Instant Ice Wrap is a cold therapy for post-surgery, sports injuries, arthritis, ...

Pauline Poyner – A Woman Who Gives from the Heart

RED BANK, NJ – I read a quote once that, “There are two kinds of people.  The Givers and the Takers.  The Takers eat well.  The Giver sleeps well.”

Pauline Poyner must sleep like a baby.

As one of the, if not the most successful real estate professional working with Heritage House Sotheby's International Realty, she has given back to the communities she ...

Repost: Scavenger Hunt, Life Size Snow Globe & Iceskating in Downtown Red Bank

RED BANK, NJ –  Calling all Sherlocks.  Think you're smart?  Then get in on the 12 Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt!

Here’s how it works:  More than two dozen stores will have a festive window display inspired by the classic 12 Days of Christmas tune.

You have to match that display to its day of Christmas.

Pretty smart and simple idea, right?

To ...

RBR Students Send Sweet Treats to Alumnus headed for Afghanistan

December 14, 2018

RED BANK, NJ –  Shhhh! It’s a surprise! But a few weeks before Red Bank Regional (RBR) alumnus Specialist Elijah Gray ships off from Fort Riley, Kansas, to Afghanistan he will receive a large box of holiday stockings stuffed with sweets for him and his whole troop to wish them well on their way.

Elijah, formally from Red Bank, was an active member of his town’s emergency ...

Hanna Wechsler, Auschwitz Survivor to Speak at Red Bank Middle School

RED BANK, NJ – Red Bank, NJ – 2018 Hanna Wechsler, a Holocaust survivor, is coming to Red Bank Middle School on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 10:00am to talk to the 8th Grade Students about her experiences in the Holocaust.   Wechsler is also the author of the book In Spite of it All.  

Hanna was born in a small town in Poland in 1936.  Her parents were ...

RBRHS Superintendent Thanks Voters

The Red Bank Regional Board of Education is heartened that our community has shown its support for our school district by passing this referendum.

Final results were:

Question 1 – Yes: 1508; No --678

Question 2 – Yes: 1284; No –886

Both questions passed in all three towns of Little Silver, Red Bank and Shrewsbury

We thank our community for their faith in our ...

Repost Article - Support Small Business Saturday

December 7, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S economy.  Firms with fewer than 500 workers accounted for 99.7% of those businesses. They create jobs in the local community and your tax dollars stay local.  Shopping at one local business helps other local businesses, they offer more unique products and keep communities like Red Bank diverse.  You’re probably ...

TONIGHT - Brews & Schmooze at Red Tank Brewing

RED BANK, NJ – What are you doing tonight?

Why you’ll be going to Red Tank Brewing for a Brews and Schmooze with the Monmouth Arts Council!

Come learn what the MA is all about.  They are the official county arts agency, whose goal is, “To perpetuate a vibrant arts community that truly enhances the quality of life in Monmouth County.  Whether you’re an ...

RBR Students Send Sweet Treats to Alumnus headed for Afghanistan

December 14, 2018

RED BANK, NJ –  Shhhh! It’s a surprise! But a few weeks before Red Bank Regional (RBR) alumnus Specialist Elijah Gray ships off from Fort Riley, Kansas, to Afghanistan he will receive a large box of holiday stockings stuffed with sweets for him and his whole troop to wish them well on their way.

Elijah, formally from Red Bank, was an active member of his town’s emergency ...

Looking for a Gift for Your Weekend Warrior?

RED BANK, NJ - "Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door" is a phrase attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Local resident Louis Mastria and his partner Randy Jachman improved upon a product made for serious athletes, weekend warriors and those who have aches or chronic pain.

Instant Ice Wrap is a cold therapy for post-surgery, sports injuries, arthritis, ...

Pauline Poyner – A Woman Who Gives from the Heart

RED BANK, NJ – I read a quote once that, “There are two kinds of people.  The Givers and the Takers.  The Takers eat well.  The Giver sleeps well.”

Pauline Poyner must sleep like a baby.

As one of the, if not the most successful real estate professional working with Heritage House Sotheby's International Realty, she has given back to the communities she ...

Council Votes for Yes for Higher Density at Former VNA Site

December 14, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – The council voted to accept Saxum Real Estate’s request to transform the former Visiting Nurse Association’s headquarters to an apartment building at a greater density than what the planning board had recommended.

The council rejected the recommendation of the board to allow only 80 units.  With affordable housing units included, that number could rise to ...

RBRHS Superintendent Thanks Voters

The Red Bank Regional Board of Education is heartened that our community has shown its support for our school district by passing this referendum.

Final results were:

Question 1 – Yes: 1508; No --678

Question 2 – Yes: 1284; No –886

Both questions passed in all three towns of Little Silver, Red Bank and Shrewsbury

We thank our community for their faith in our ...

Fast Tracked Gerrymandering Bill Evokes Ire

To the Editor:

I am disappointed that a partisan gerrymandering bill has been fast tracked in our state legislature for a December 17th vote.  Simultaneous hearings in the senate and assembly are scheduled tomorrow – December 13.

In New Jersey, we're lucky to have an independent, bipartisan commission that redraws the state legislative districts from where we elect our State ...

National Influenza Vaccination Week: Get Yours Now!

December 10, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week, Monmouth County is encouraging residents to get their flu vaccines in time for the holiday season to protect themselves, their loved ones and the public.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established National Influenza Vaccination Week in 2005 to encourage flu vaccination through the holiday season ...

Your Second Act: A Conference Event at Brookdale Community College

RED BANK, NJ - Your Second Act

A Conference Event on Friday, December 7, 2018

Reinvent – Reconstruct – Reimagine – Renew

What’s next? What will you pursue in your second act? Explore the possibilities and spark new ideas.
Inspiring speakers will share life-changing stories of overcoming adversity, new pursuits, new discoveries, and giving ...

Medicare Information Sessions - Wednesday & Thursday

RED BANK, NJ – Hit or hitting that magical age of 65 or, receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)? 

Learn the facts about Medicare at a Medicare Information Session

Where: Red Bank Public Library

When: Wednesday & Thursday, November 28th & 29th

Time: 7:000pm - 8:30pm

No registration is required for this program.

Contact Linda Hewitt (732) 842-0690 ...

Here's How Santa Will Visit Your House on a Fire Truck

December 13, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – Got kids? Get your neighbors together!

Red Bank Navesink Hook & Ladder volunteer firefighters are donating their time to bring a little Christmas cheer to the children of Red Bank.

Register your child to get a visit from Santa.

Time is limited, as Santa has many boys and girls to visit.

Please be sure to register early and be home.

If we miss you, we ...

Dramatic Pictures & Videos - Fire Destroys House on Rector Place

RED BANK, NJ – A 3-alarm fire destroyed a house at 28 Rector Place that started at approximately 8:00am.

Red Bank, Middletown and Shrewsbury Fire Departments were on the scene.

The cause of the fire was unknown.

It looked to be that the fire was mainly situated in the attic. Firefighters used an aerial ladder to place several men over the roof to cut a hole to ...

Water Service Disrupted

RED BANK, NJ – Water service disrupted in area of E. Bergen Place between Broad Street & Branch Ave.

Water service is disrupted for customers in the vicinity of East Bergen Place between Broad Street and Branch Avenue due to construction work.

Crews are working to restore service as soon as possible - restoration expected by 5 p.m., Monday, December 10, 2018.

If you enjoyed ...

Hanna Wechsler, Auschwitz Survivor to Speak at Red Bank Middle School

December 13, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – Red Bank, NJ – 2018 Hanna Wechsler, a Holocaust survivor, is coming to Red Bank Middle School on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 10:00am to talk to the 8th Grade Students about her experiences in the Holocaust.   Wechsler is also the author of the book In Spite of it All.  

Hanna was born in a small town in Poland in 1936.  Her parents were ...

Watch the Videos: Ice Skating, Snow Globe & Bell Ringers

RED BANK, NJ – The Red Bank RiverCenter really does come up with fun and clever ideas. Their Winter on Broad Street showcased downtown Red Bank with an ice-skating rink and a life-sized snow globe set up between Monmouth and White Streets.

Making it even more joyful was the Calvin Bell Ringers from the Tower Hill, First Presbyterian Church at Red Bank.

Jennifer Corboy, ...

Looking for a Gift for Your Weekend Warrior?

December 14, 2018

RED BANK, NJ - "Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door" is a phrase attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Local resident Louis Mastria and his partner Randy Jachman improved upon a product made for serious athletes, weekend warriors and those who have aches or chronic pain.

Instant Ice Wrap is a cold therapy for post-surgery, sports injuries, arthritis, ...

RBR Pitcher Signs to Play Baseball at Villanova

RED BANK, NJ -   Red Bank Regional High School’s (RBR) right-hand star pitcher, Jack Povey, 18, from Shrewsbury, was delighted to have received his acceptance to play baseball for Villanova University.

Baseball has always been a first love for Jack who has played the game as soon as he was big enough to swing a bat at age three. Although he played ice hockey for a year at RBR ...

FOOTBALL RIVALRY UNITES COMMUNITIES

RED BANK, NJ – This recent Black Friday marked the 17th Anniversary for the annual Little Silver versus Shrewsbury residents’ flag-football competition.  The tradition was first played in 2002 and has grown into a very festive, well-attended community event.  There were games for children, men, and women.  

Last year Fair Haven and Rumson ...

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Quote of the Day

December 14, 2018

"Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affection, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood."

Shakespeare

N.J. High School Seniors Can Apply For Ag Achievement Award By Jan. 10

December 7, 2018

MANALAPAN, N.J. — New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their achievements.

The New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award, sponsored by Dr. Amy Butewicz, a former ...