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Middletown Receives $204,632 State Grant for Recycling Successes
Saturday, 20 December 2014
MIDDLETOWN, NJ – The Township will receive one of the highest grant awards from the state to implement and further enhance local recycling efforts. The township made the top 10 in this latest round of funding from the state Department of... Read More...
IMAGE Banish the Winter Blues at Park System's 2014 Winterfest
Saturday, 20 December 2014
Photo: Hope for snow because conditions permitting, horse drawn sleigh rides will be part of WinterFest. LINCROFT, NJ -  Looking to banish the winter blues?  Then head over to the Monmouth County Park System’s WinterFest on Saturday, January 10... Read More...
Genovese Organized Crime Family Soldier and Two Crime Family Associates Admit Racketeering Conspiracy
Saturday, 20 December 2014
NEWARK, NJ—Three North Jersey men today admitted conspiring to conduct or participate in the affairs of the Genovese organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra (the “Genovese family”) through a pattern of racketeering activity, including a... Read More...
Ocean County Man Indicted in Multi-Million-Dollar Mortgage Fraud
Saturday, 20 December 2014
NEWARK, NJ—An Ocean County, New Jersey, man was indicted today for his role in a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme that caused millions of dollars in losses, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Joseph DiValli, 45, of Jackson, New Jersey, was... Read More...
Hubbard Avenue closed Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, 19 December 2014
Detours will be in place Motorist should expect delays due to emergency repairs MIDDLETOWN, NJ – On Saturday, December 20, weather permitting, Hubbard Avenue between West Front Street and Navesink River Road will be closed for emergency repair... Read More...

Columns

IMAGE Business Executive Fighting Lou Gehrig's Disease
by Daniel J. Vance
Saturday, 20 December 2014
About five years ago, Todd Neva, now of Hancock, Michigan, began having trouble lifting his daughter from her carseat. Over time, this muscle... Read More...
IMAGE Skewed View - December 19, 2014
by Tom Brennan
Friday, 19 December 2014
It breaks my heart to see yet another article on how my dear #GuyFieri has made Food Network nearly unwatchable: http://bit.ly/1DA59Fm Want to see... Read More...
IMAGE Our Forefathers Knew Better
by George Hancock-Stefan
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
When one does a comparison between the 17th and 20th centuries in regards to the goodness of humanity, one comes with two different views.  The... Read More...
IMAGE Review - Top Five
by David Prown
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
The other day I was scanning moviefone.com to get a sense of new releases for this weekend. Never heard of Chris Rock's "Top Five" and tried to get a... Read More...
IMAGE Skewed View - December 16, 2014
by Tom Brennan
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Got 60 grand?  Well, you can use it to pay down your debt or buy Burt Reynold's Smokey & The Bandit TransAm: http://usat.ly/1G9j9n6 Parenting... Read More...

Upcoming Events

Sat Dec 20 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
Brothers in Harmony Holiday Show
Sat Dec 20 @ 2:30PM -
Band of the Two Rivers Holiday Concert
Sun Dec 21 @10:00AM -
Fair Haven Menorah Lighting
Sun Dec 21 @ 7:00PM -
Blue Christmas Service
Sat Dec 27 @ 3:00AM - 05:00PM
Murray Farmhouse Candlelight Reception -

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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.