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Correcting a tax return will soon be easier

May 29, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service  announced today that later this summer taxpayers will for the first time be able to file their Form 1040-X, Amended U.S Individual Income Tax Return, electronically using available tax software products.

Making the 1040-X an electronically filed form has been a goal of the IRS for a number of years. It’s also been an ongoing request from the ...

Red Bank Council Tables BoA Tax Settlement, Street Closures for Pedestrians Only, White Street Improvement Project Update

RED BANK, NJ: Mayor Pat Menna opened last nights online council meeting with all members in attendance.

The council voted to table a resolution for a settlement of a tax appeal on a property located at 170 Broad Street, occupied by Bank of America.  The total amount decreased for the assessment period from 2018 to 2020 is $3,470,500.  “There is a need ...

Murphy: Graduation Ceremonies Are Back On, Professional Sports Teams Can Start Practicing

TRENTON, NJ - Class of 2020, grab your caps, gowns and get ready for the pomp and circumstance of a live graduation ceremony.

Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing today that outdoor graduation ceremonies adhering to appropriate health and safety guidelines can be held beginning July 6.

"We want them to celebrate and be celebrated by their families, ...

Red Bank Council Agenda Resolutions: Property Assessment looks for $3.74m Decrease, Funding Increase in Temporary Appropriations

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank council meeting will be held electronically this Wednesday, May 27, 6:30pm.

Highlights of the agenda:

Settlement of a tax appeal for Bank of America leased property located at 170 Broad Street.  If the resolution is agreed to, it will result in a decrease in the assessment period from 2018 to 2020.  The total amount decreased is $3,470,500.  To ...

Essential Needs Donation Drive - Ends Friday

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Parks and Recreation Department is requesting your help in providing food and basic household supplies for those in need.

This drive will last until May 29th.

Canned and boxed goods (non-perishable), food items are being requested. 

Also requested is; toilet paper, paper towels, disinfectants and cleaners, baby supplies (diapers, wipes), and educational ...

Reminder: Red Bank Memorial Day Parade - Starts 12 noon, See Route Map

RED BANK, NJ: Please join us in celebrating our nation and honoring the fallen.

The event will be a stay-at-home parade.

We encourage families to celebrate from their homes, lawns and porches.

The start time will be 12 noon and the route will cover many, but not all of our streets.

To view the map, please click HERE.

Any questions may be directed to Parks and Rec at 732 530 ...

Memorial Day: A Commemoration

Memorial Day, initially referred to as Decoration Day, was observed by many communities after the Civil War, when the nation suffered more than 620,000 military deaths, roughly 2 percent of the total population at the time.

John A. Logan, the Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of Republic, chose May 30, 1868, as a day to decorate the graves of Union troops across the nation.

Unemployment Benefits for NJ Workers Extended for 13-Weeks

TRENTON, NJ --  The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) announced Tuesday that workers who have exhausted their state unemployment benefits may now be eligible for an extension. The Department has begun notifying some workers already receiving benefits of a 13-week extension they may be eligible for under the federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment ...

Murphy: Groups of 25 Can Now Gather Outdoors

NEW JERSEY — In time for Memorial Day weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy lifted the 10-person outdoor limit on gatherings on Friday, now granting up to 25 to congregate — so long as they adhere to the proper COVID-19 safety protocols. 

“So if you were looking forward to gathering with your neighbors for a Memorial Day cookout you may do so, so long as social distance and ...

NJ's Unemployment Rate Soars to Highest On Record

TRENTON, NJ – The head of the state's Department of Labor said Thursday that the measures enacted to slow the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 have resulted in the state’s unemployment numbers soaring to their highest recorded levels.

Robert Asaro-Angelo said that the state’s unemployment rate has hit 15.3% - the highest level since the state first started recording the ...

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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!

May 29, 2020

 Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. 

We did not pass it to our children in the bloodstream.

It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.

Ronald Reagan

 

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Thu, July 30, 6:00 PM

Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club , Farmingdale

Girl Scouts Women of Distinction & Community ...

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10% Municipal Tax Hike for Red Bank: Mayor and Council Should Go Back to School!

May 18, 2020

10% Municipal Tax Hike for Red Bank; Mayor and Council Should Go Back to School!

For the very few who tuned into the May 13th meeting of our Mayor and Council, you may have heard Finance Committee Chair, Councilman Michael Ballard, state the current proposed 2020-2021 municipal budget would raise the municipal budget by 10%.

Editor's Note: To watch the video of the ...

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 ...

Obituaries

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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New Jersey Date Night: Chicken Restaurants That Sizzle

May 28, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Before you know it, our date nights can actually happen at a table in a restaurant! As New Jersey begins to slowly emerge from stay-at-home rules, couples are itching to get our and experience something hot. How about something sizzling found in a basket, on a plate or inside a bucket?

When it comes to ...