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June 1st -- June 5th at the Red Bank Public Library

June 1, 2020

RED BANK, NJ: In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the physical Red Bank Public Library is closed until further notice. As the situation progresses and we slowly return to normal, we will be offering more services and online programming. For the time being, here's what's currently happening at the ...

NJ Graduations Can Start July 6. Ceremonies May be Split for Social Distancing.

NEW JERSEY — Amid increasing pressure from students and their families, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that schools will be allowed to have in-person graduation ceremonies, something that would have previously been prohibited under the state’s COVID-19 social distancing orders.

The graduation ceremonies, Murphy said, will be permitted to begin July 6 as long as they comply with ...

May 26th -- May 29th at the Red Bank Public Library

RED BANK, NJ: In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the physical Red Bank Public Library is closed until further notice. As the situation progresses and we slowly return to normal, we will be offering more services and online programming. For the time being, here's what's currently happening at the RBPL:

What's new: 

Upcoming Zoom Events (These events are registration ...

Rutgers Student's Parent Files Law Suit Seeks to Recoup Tuition, Other Costs

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The parent of a Rutgers student has filed a class-action lawsuit against the university seeking repayment for tuition and other costs Rutgers is withholding in violation of state law, the suit alleges.

The parent, who is represented by the Seattle-based firm of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, is not identified in the lawsuit that was filed Wednesday in Middlesex ...

Red Bank Public Schools – Update: COVID-19, Week of May 20, 2020

RED BANK, NJ: The end of this unusual school year is fast approaching. We revised the 19-20 calendar and Wednesday, June 17 will be our 180th and final day of school. On that evening, we will celebrate our eighth-grade graduating Class of 2020 with a virtual ceremony to culminate their journey through the Red Bank Borough Public Schools. Graduation and Grade 8 activity details will be distributed ...

Murphy Offers Ray of Hope for In-Person School Graduation Ceremonies

TRENTON, NJ - After New Jersey state officials recently told residents that in-person commencement ceremonies were not in the cards due to the coronavirus pandemic, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy offered a ray of hope to those hoping that actual in-person graduation events could happen at some point in the coming summer months.

Near the conclusion of his daily New Jersey ...

Traditions Upended? State Police, NJ Dept. of Education Advise School Boards: HS Graduation Ceremonies, Parades Violate 'State at Home' Orders

NEW JERSEY -- While school districts across the state have been planning alternatives to traditional high school graduation ceremonies, any plans that school districts had in the works appear to violate Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No.107, which directs New Jersey residents to stay at home and prohibits public gatherings.

In a letter to school administrators, NJ State Police Colonel ...

Red Bank Borough Public Schools Community Update

RED BANK, NJ: As you know, Governor Murphy recently closed all of New Jersey’s schools for the remainder of the 19-20 school year.  It is a decision that will provide us the best opportunity to reopen in September, and hopefully with minimal restrictions.

We are deeply saddened we will not be able to reopen our doors this spring for our students or provide the same end of year ...

Breaking: New Jersey Schools to Remain Closed Until June

NEW JERSEY - An anticlimactic message on New Jersey public schools was delivered by Governor Murphy on Monday, May 4th, at12PM. Schools will stay shut and remote learning will continue.

While this is not be much of a surprise, he did hold out hope and waited until middle of May. He made the call earlier.

Many educational organizations have requested closure or are ...

May 4th -- May 8th at the Red Bank Public Library


RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Public Library provided the following updates:

With the town parks reopening, Miss Sira has put a new story in the Story Walk in Riverside Gardens Park and will be doing so regularly. This is a great activity for kids, but please remember to ...


Approved Graduation Ceremony Guidelines from the State of NJ: Virtual, Drive-in or Modified in-person

May 28, 2020


Office of the Secretary of Higher Education

Considerations for all Postsecondary Commencement Ceremonies May 27, 2020

To celebrate commencement during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, institutions of higher education should plan for multiple scenarios in order to select the ceremony type that best fits institutional needs and context, and comports with the required level of ...


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New Jersey Needs Infrastructure to Catalyze Our Recovery

May 21, 2020

New Jersey’s infrastructure has faced decades of underinvestment. Unfortunately, just as we’re finally beginning to make progress on paving our roads, fixing our bridges, and filling potholes around the state, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens the state’s economy and risks plunging us back into uncertainty.

That’s why it’s critically important for the New Jersey ...

Quote of the Day!

June 2, 2020

Change your thoughts and you can change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Imagine Battling Cancer and Covid-19: Support the American Cancer Society

May 30, 2020

Dear TAPinto Readers:

I’m a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, writing on behalf of cancer survivors and their caregivers. I write out of concern for this sector of the population because of the effect Covid-19 has had on them. Eleven percent of New Jersey’s Covid fatalities have been individuals who were already battling cancer, then later contracted the virus. This ...

NJ Human Services Announces Availability of Up to $20 Million in Health and Safety Grants for Child Care Centers and Youth Camps

May 29, 2020

$5k and $2k Grants Available; Emergency Child Care Assistance Program to Continue through June 30th

TRENTON –  New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the immediate availability of up to $20 million in grants to assist child care centers and youth camps in meeting health and safety guidelines in response to COVID-19.

Child care centers can ...


Sep 23, 1947 - Apr 5, 2020
Louis H. Wan, of Holmdel, passed away at the Bayshore Medical Center on Sunday, April 5th, 2020, at ...
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Nov 26, 1935 - Apr 6, 2020
Roberta E. Kulesz of Colts Neck passed away on Monday, April 6.  She was born at Flower ...
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Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...