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RED BANK: WALTON TAKES OVER DPU
RED BANK: Council picks new DPU head, OKs Broadwalk, takes action on long-closed town dump and hears plan for downtown gardens. Highlights.
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RED BANK: NEW ADMINISTRATOR NAMED
RED BANK: Council picks new administrator. He's 33, an Army veteran and ex-mayor from Union County. And his salary will be triple his predecessor's.
RED BANK: SICKELS SENDOFF, H2O ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Council to laud retiring administrator Sickels, address large-user water fees and more at its regular meeting Wednesday night.
RED BANK: WORK HALTED OVER SAFETY ISSUES
RED BANK: Borough inspectors order halt to construction of a new apartment building over concerns about excavation safety.
RED BANK: PHARMACY CLEARED TO OPEN
RED BANK: What's Going On Here? A new drugstore on Shrewsbury Avenue gets the green light from borough inspectors to open.
RED BANK: NO INJURIES IN CAR V. BUILDING
RED BANK: No injuries as car strikes Broad Street building.
RED BANK: PHARMACY ALL PHRAMED OUT
RED BANK: What's Going On Here? Update on pharmacy under construction.
RED BANK: SALARIES ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Six jobs at borough hall could pay more than $100,000 a year under a salary ordinance up for vote Wednesday.
RED BANK: FACADE REPAIR UNDERWAY
RED BANK: Work underway on downtown building where a piece of the facade crashed to the sidewalk early Monday.
RED BANK: LOCAL SMOKE SET TO WAFT
Steve Raab, right, with partners Loren Raab, his wife, and Eric Keating, left, outside their new restaurant Thursday. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD EnteringContinue reading "RED BANK: LOCAL SMOKE SET TO WAFT"
RED BANK: AT HOME WITH TOAST & TARRAGON
Amy Russo Harrigan in the newly opened Toast, housed in the former Broadway Diner on Monmouth Street. Below, an ad for the original Palace Diner that appeared in the Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: AT HOME WITH TOAST & TARRAGON"
RED BANK: COFFEE, CARS AND CLUCK U
Dan Salazar and his wife, Grisel, at right, with Grisel’s sister, Adela Carrazana, the new owners of No Joe’s Coffee House.  (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD This editionContinue reading "RED BANK: COFFEE, CARS AND CLUCK U"
RED BANK: SMOKE ALARM ‘SAVED HER LIFE’
Joan Raymond, at right above, outside her fire-damaged home, and getting a hug from a friend on her neighbor’s heat-blistered porch, below. (Video and photos by John T. Ward. ClickContinue reading "RED BANK: SMOKE ALARM ‘SAVED HER LIFE’"
RED BANK: RUMSON COP CHARGED WITH DWI
The crash occurred at the eastern end of White Street, where the road narrows at the rear of 46 Broad Street.. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The motoristContinue reading "RED BANK: RUMSON COP CHARGED WITH DWI"
RED BANK: DWI CHARGE FOLLOWS CRASH
It’s been a rough week for Red Bank landlord Helwar Realty. Last Thursday, roofers accidentally started a fire between its buildings at 48 and 50 Broad Street. Then, shortly afterContinue reading "RED BANK: DWI CHARGE FOLLOWS CRASH"
RED BANK: TOWN HALL MOURNS A LOST FRIEND
Bunting hung above the police station door and flags flew at half-staff in memory of Red Bank police Chief Steve McCarthy shortly after his death Monday. (Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: TOWN HALL MOURNS A LOST FRIEND"
RED BANK FIREFIGHTERS DOWN TWO TRUCKS
Members of the Navesink Hook & Ladder recently tested a surplus tower truck from Middletown for fit in their Mechanic Street firehouse as a potential loaner. See video at redbankgreen‘sContinue reading "RED BANK FIREFIGHTERS DOWN TWO TRUCKS"
FIRE INSPECTOR INSPIRES DREAD & RESPECT
Red Bank Fire Inspector John Drucker and his dreaded cruiser. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI There’s no mistaking the seriousness of a situation when theContinue reading "FIRE INSPECTOR INSPIRES DREAD & RESPECT"
BOATHOUSE STALLED BY HYDRANT ISSUE
Geoff Johnson’s unfinished Boathouse at Red Bank, and a rendering of what it’s to look like, below. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI While the Red Bank government is workingContinue reading "BOATHOUSE STALLED BY HYDRANT ISSUE"
On tonight's Red Bank borough council agenda are measures to eliminate at least two salaried positions and boost the pay of all non-unionized employees by 3.5 percent. One job, the now-vacant position of deputy chief, would be eliminated as part...
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GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
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DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...