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Red Bank YMCA Partners with Clean Ocean Action, Girl Scout Brownie Troop for Shore Clean Up

May 9, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County joined Clean Ocean Action, over 50 YMCA Together volunteers and Girl Scout Brownie Troop 60237 picking up plastics and debris on April 17 making our beaches cleaner and safer.

They did a great job, collecting hundreds of pounds of flotsam.  Click HERE to check out the photo album to see the volunteers in action!

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Red Bank Veteran and Crew Honored by Wreaths Across America

RED BANK, NJ:  The heartache and the tears have not lessened for the surviving family members, even after almost 60 years.

On March 16, 1962, the Flying Tiger Line Flight 739 military mission plane went missing with 93 US Army Soldiers on board and 11 crew members.

Included among the lost souls was Captain Gregory P. Thomas from Red Bank, NJ, who commanded the aircraft.

Many ...

Red Bank’s Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County Golf Tournament to Support the Kids

RED BANK, NJ: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County (BGCM) has announced their 14th annual Swing for the Kids golf tournament will 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’s Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County Holding Virtual Fundraiser

RED BANK, NJ:  The first annual “Hustle for Healing,” a virtual race to raise awareness and funds was announced by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County (BGCM).

In the month-ling event, participants of all ages and abilities can virtually compete in running, biking, swimming, hiking or walk the distance of their choice.

Proceeds will help BGCM members heal from the ...

YMCA – Always There for You, Asks for Your Support – 2021 Annual Campaign

RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is always there to help our local community with financial assistance to access their programs and services regardless age, background or income. 

The YMCA Annual Campaign is underway, and they are grateful for your giving that helps support our most vulnerable individuals, children and families.

Annual Campaign Chair Ted Nappi gives a ...

Governor Murphy Thanks Red Bank YMCA Healthcare Hero's

RED BANK, NJ: Governor Phil Murphy visited the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County a tour of the Red Bank Y’s COVID-19 vaccination site.

Leading the visit on a late Friday afternoon was Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center CEO Christopher Rinn.

The Red Bank Y was the first satellite vaccination site in New Jersey and the only YMCA in the state to open its ...

Local Artists Sponsor “Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break” a Fundraiser April 30th-May 9th, 2021

RED BANK, NJ — In a compassionate effort to promote goodwill among the arts community and help feed hundreds of community members in need, more than 30 artists are sponsoring the second annual online mixed-media art auction, "Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break,” April 30th through May 9th, 2021.

These artists, among them legendary rock music and celebrity photographer Mark ...

YMCA Offers Resources to Cope with the Pandemic

RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has several programs to help our local communities and households that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rental Assistance Program

The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program provides temporary rental assistance to low-and moderate-income households.  NJ residents can apply online by clicking ...

Helping the Infants: YMCA of Red Bank Teams Up with the Raritan Bay Ruckers and The Phoenix

RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Raritan Bay Ruckers and The Phoenix have joined forces to hold a Ruck March to help stock their baby pantry with essential items.

The Raritan Bay Ruckers is a group of people that like to strap on their rucks and put in some miles together offering ways to connect and engage.  To watch a short video on the Raritan Bay Ruckers, ...

Here for All, Here for Good: YMCA Annual Support Campaign

RED BANK, NJ:  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.

The Y is here for all, and here for good - from childcare to mental health counseling and much, much more.

The Y is kicking off their Annual Support Campaign which supports:

Meal ...

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Quote of the Day!

May 12, 2021

Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason.

Mark Twain

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Citizens should follow what happens in government and politics.

May 11, 2021

Dear Editor: 

According to the Pew Research Center, no matter what your party affiliation, there is equal agreement that citizens should follow what happens in government and politics.

The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan, non-profit 101 year old organization, believes that democratic government depends upon informed and active participation of citizens at all levels of ...

IRS offers overview of tax provisions in American Rescue Plan; retroactive tax benefits help many people now preparing 2020 returns Taxpayers with children should file returns soon for advance payments of Child Tax Credit

May 11, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service provides an overview of some of the key tax provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act.

Several provisions affect the 2020 tax return people are filling out this filing season, including one exempting up to $10,200 in unemployment compensation from tax and another benefiting many people who purchased subsidized health coverage through either ...

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

May 12, 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, ...

Red Bank Police Sgt. Jorge Torres – Accountable, Mentor and Super Chef

RED BANK, NJ – TAPinto Red Bank has been offering a series of “Back of the House” articles profiling the men and women of the Red Bank Police Department. Our purpose is to have the borough residents gain a personal sense of the law enforcement officer (LEO), behind the badge and the support personnel who keep us safe 24/7.  Hence, “Back of the ...

4 Unique and Meaningful Ways to Decorate for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to think about decorations that will brighten up your home as well as show Mom that she’s a unique, valued person in your family. With a few simple touches, it’s easy to create meaningful decorations that highlight the things that she loves best. Here are four great ways to add some color and style to Mom’s favorite ...

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...

Bringing Spring Inside: Adding Pops of Color in Every Room

As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can easily experiment with the best way to invigorate your spaces ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...

Understanding SPF for Healthy Summer Skin

As we head outside to take advantage of the warmer weather, skincare and sun safety should be top priorities. While the sun’s rays provide countless benefits, the ultraviolet (or UV) components of sunlight are damaging to our skin. A sunburn from overexposure isn’t just temporarily painful - the UV rays that cause a burn are doing long-term damage to your skin cells that’s ...

Find Your Green Thumb: NJ Experts Offer Tips for Starting a Kitchen Garden

May 8, 2021

NEW JERSEY — They don’t call this The Garden State for nothing.

Want to bring out your inner green thumb this season? There’s no better time than now to get started on a kitchen garden.

“There is no mastery of gardening, you just get better at guessing,” said Bloomfield’s L. Be. Sholar, who offers gardening tips on her blog, Farm-Based ...