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IMAGE Middletown Police Report - July 24, 2014
Thursday, 24 July 2014
Middletown, NJ - The following police report is provided by the Middletown Police Department.  All subjects are presumed innocent until proven... Read More...
Complaint Filed Against Moving Company That Allegedly Low-Balled Consumers and Threatened to Withhold Possessions
Thursday, 24 July 2014
NEWARK, NJ – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announced the filing of a complaint... Read More...
Keeping Kids Healthy this Summer
Thursday, 24 July 2014
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association want kids to stay heart-healthy this summer. Robbinsville, NJ, July 24, 2014—School... Read More...
IMAGE Long Branch Native a ‘Rising Star’ on ABC Singing Competition Show
Thursday, 24 July 2014
Long Branch, N.J.  –  24-year-old Audrey Kate Geiger is preparing for her second performance on “Rising Star,” ABC’s newest hit... Read More...
Globe Awards New Turnout Gear to Highlands Fire Department as Part of 2014 Giveaway Program
Wednesday, 23 July 2014
HIGHLANDS, NJ - Globe, in partnership with DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has made the... Read More...

Columns

IMAGE Spectator’s Observations
by George Hancock-Stefan
Thursday, 24 July 2014
During the World Cup, I watched as many games as possible. I watched them here at home, I watched a couple of games in Turkey where they were... Read More...
IMAGE What Does the Fox Say?
by Anne Mikolay
Thursday, 24 July 2014
As a long-time Middletown resident and a nature lover, I have seen my share of backyard critters. We have mice, voles, squirrels, raccoons, skunks,... Read More...
IMAGE Skewed View - July 24, 2014
by Tom Brennan
Thursday, 24 July 2014
I created a page called "Fact Jack".  If you want, like it on Facebook http://bit.ly/FactJackFb or follow on... Read More...
IMAGE Christie Should Help Fellow Republicans
by Jack Archibald
Thursday, 24 July 2014
Governor Chris Christie  revealed quite a bit about his political ambition and philosophy this past week.  In case you haven’t been... Read More...
IMAGE Review - Tammy
by David Prown
Sunday, 20 July 2014
It's amazing to me how lame the movie selection was this week. I'm not even sure if there was anything new out...amazing. Have you noticed how I'm... Read More...

Upcoming Events

Thu Jul 24 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Middletown Mayor Open Office Hours
Thu Jul 24 @ 3:15PM - 04:30PM
Children's Programs
Thu Jul 24 @ 5:00PM - 09:00PM
Blood Drive - AH
Thu Jul 24 @ 7:30PM -
AH Democratic Club Meets
Tue Jul 29 @ 3:00PM - 04:30PM
Free Summer Mini-Camp

RED BANK, NJ - The Greater New Jersey Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will present the workshop “Living with Early-Stage Alzheimer’s” at the Red Bank Public Library on Saturday, June 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. If you or a family member have recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia, you are not alone.  Connecting with others and learning about the disease and current treatments may help you make informed choices about your health, develop positive coping strategies, and build a strong support network. This workshop offers individuals with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease and care partners valuable ideas and resources to help cope with changes, remain active, access support, and plan for the future. Participants may register for this free program by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at 973-586-4300.  More information on the Greater New Jersey Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association can be found at www.alz.org/alznj.

The free workshop “Head in the Right Direction” will provide information about living successfully with diabetes.  It will be presented by Merck & Co., Inc., at the Red Bank Public Library on Thursday, June 10, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Participants will find out how to manage their diabetes and plan meals better, have their questions answered by a diabetes expert, and learn the importance of checking blood sugar and what the results mean.  Registration is requested. Please call 1-877-532-4545.

Join Monmouth County Master Gardener Carol Smith when she presents “Native Plants at the Shore” at the Red Bank Public Library on Saturday June 12, 2010, at 11:00 a.m.   Plants native to our area are naturally hardy and adapt well, and planning a landscape to include native plants adds striking diversity to your home.  Carol will recommend native plants species that provide color as well as wildlife habitat for birds, butterflies, and squirrels visiting your yard. She will also show you photographs of some of Monmouth County’s prize native trees and shrubs.  Master Gardeners are volunteers, trained by Rutgers Cooperative Extension, who are committed to providing gardening and horticultural information and  services to their community. The program is free and registration is not required.

If you would like to practice speaking English, come join the Conversational English classes for adults lead by Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County tutors this summer at the Red Bank Public Library on Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. from June 24 through August 12.  Participants will learn English to help them at home, at work, and in the community while meeting and practicing speaking English with others who are also learning English.  These stress-free and fun classes are suitable for both beginning and intermediate speakers of English.  The classes are free and no registration is         required.  Please contact the Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County at 732-571-0209 or visit their website at http://www.lvmonmouthnj.org for additional information on ESL classes, volunteer tutor training classes, and English conversation classes available in Monmouth County.

Artists seeking inspiration, motivation, and a special time to devote to their work are invited to attend an informal gathering once a month at the Red Bank Public Library. The “Artists’ Workshop” takes place the first Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the library Community Room.  The next meeting will be Thursday, June 3.   The workshops are free and no registration is required. Participants should bring their own drawing and painting materials, although oils are not permitted because of ventilation concerns.

Free computer instruction is available at the Red Bank Public Library by appointment.  Please visit the library or call 732-842-0690 to register for a one hour, one-on-one session with our knowledgeable and patient volunteers.  Learn computer basics or get help with more advanced topics.

The Red Bank Senior Center in cooperation with the Red Bank Public Library hosts a book discussion group on the last Monday of each month at the Senior Center at 1:00 p.m.  Red Bank Borough residents age 60 and over are welcome to join the Center and participate in this or any of its other great programs. Call the Center at 732-747-5204 for more information.

The library hosts an adult book discussion group, “Reading on the River,” on the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. For more information and to register, contact the library at 732-842-0690.

The Red Bank Photography Club meets the first Monday of each month at the library from 7:00 to 8:45 p.m.  Participants meet for tips, discussion, and sharing their photographs.  For more information, call John Tyler at 732-768-6432, or e-mail him at .

The Friends of the Red Bank Public Library meet monthly in the Eisner New Jersey Room. Please call the library at 732-842-0690 for the next meeting date and more information about this vibrant group and its activities that support the library.

Additional information on these and other free programs in the Adult and Children’s Departments of the Red Bank Public Library will be available at the library, on the library’s website www.lmxac.org/redbank, or by calling the library at 732-842-0690.   Through June 12, library hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  From June 18 through September 11, Friday hours will be from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday hours will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The library is located at 84 West Front Street in Red Bank.