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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 Council Meeting - $5.2m in Bills on Agenda

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank council meeting will be held electronically this Wednesday, May 12, 6:30pm.

Highlights on the agenda:

The council will begin to solicit for qualified contractors for the rehabilitation of housing in the borough. The resolution is in response to the borough’s settlement agreement with Fair Share Housing Center.

A resolution to pay bills amounting ...

Red Bank Zoning Board Moves Forward on Monmouth Street Project

RED BANK, NJ: The Zoning Board held their online meeting last night and reviewed the plans of Park Valley, LLC of Springfield, NJ to construct a 4-story mixed use building with 32 apartments and 1,300 sf of retail space at 120 Monmouth Street.  Included in the design is 51 sparking places and a 3,000 sf green roof deck over the parking garage.

Variances ...

Red Bank Workshop Meeting – Change of Govt. Commission Agreed Upon

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.

The Workshop Meeting sets up the agenda and discussions for the next regular council meeting.

Two primary topics were on tonight’s agenda; a Charter Study Commission and moving forward on renovations to the Senior ...

Proposed Mixed-Use Building for Monmouth Street on Tonight's Zoning Board's Agenda

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Zoning Board will hold an online meeting tonight, Thursday, May 6, 6:30pm.

The Board will review plans for proposed 4-story mixed use building with 32 apartments and 1,300 sf of retail space at 120 Monmouth Street, which is adjacent to Pearl Street. 

The developers, Park Valley, LLC of Springfield, NJ, plans include 51 sparking places ...

Red Bank Council Workshop Agenda – Charter Study Commission and Senior Center Renovations

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank borough council will hold an online workshop meeting tonight, Wednesday, May 5, 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 ...

Red Bank Zoning Board to Hear Proposed Mixed-Use Building for Monmouth Street

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Zoning Board will hold an online meeting Thursday, May 6, 6:30pm.

The Board will review plans for proposed 4-story mixed use building with 32 apartments and 1,300 sf of retail space at 120 Monmouth Street, which is adjacent to Pearl Street. 

The developers, Park Valley, LLC of Springfield, NJ, plans include 51 sparking places and a ...

Red Bank Planning Board Meeting Cancelled

RED BANK, NJ: According to the borough's website, the Red Bank Planning Board meeting scheduled for Monday, May 3 has been canceled. 

The notice on the website stated that the next scheduled meeting is May 17, but that, “Due to the recent circumstances, we are unsure if the next meeting will take place."

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Walk-in Vaccinations Available to New Jerseyans Age 16+ at Six Vaccine Mega-Sites

NEW JERSEY -- Beginning today, walk-in vaccinations are open to all New Jerseyans age 16+ at all six vaccine mega-sites during select times, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, who announced the news in a tweet on Thursday, April 29.

Walk-up vaccinations are now available at the Middlesex County Mega-site, located at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue, ...

COVID's Downward Trend Continues: Summer Camps to Open, Murphy Hints at More Easing of Restrictions

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID press briefing Wednesday announced that he would sign an Executive Order allowing for summer camps – both day camps and sleep away camps – to open for the upcoming season. The governor says that he is pleased with the way COVID numbers are trending downwards, which enables things to open up as the summer ...

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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 ...