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Rik van Hemmen, above, rough-hews a tulip tree log with a chain saw while Boris Kofman, left, begins shaping one end of what will become a canoe. A giant tulip tree log that's been lying on the ground outside the...
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
Trash hauled up from the banks of the Swimming River awaits pickup at the western end of Drs. James Parker Boulevard Saturday. "No dead bodies" were found, says Boris Kofman, of the Red Bank Environmental Commission, but a handful of...
RED BANK: With the future of a plastic film recycling program up in the air, borough will go through with Wednesday's monthly pickup.
RED BANK: SOME VOTERS HAD OTHER IDEAS
RED BANK: Portman may have been the only one on the ballot, but 94 voters had other ideas about who should be mayor, according to write-ins.
RED BANK: TREE PLANTING UNDERWAY
RED BANK: The borough's tree inventory is scheduled to grow by 75 this week under a Shade Tree Committee planting. Here's where they'll go.
RED BANK: BROADWALK MAY RETURN IN JULY
RED BANK: With streetscape project still incomplete, council gives informal approval for a third season of Broadwalk dining plaza, though not before mid-July.
RED BANK: HORGAN BAILS; NEWCOMER RUNS
RED BANK: Horgan heads to the exit with Menna, citing "divisiveness, distrust, and acrimony" stoked by Zipprich. Meanwhile, a political newcomer files to run for mayor.
RED BANK: Facing a challenge to his Democratic party leadership, Zipprich loses on demand for "county line" on primary ballot.
RED BANK: ‘FED UP’ SLATE AIMS FOR OVERHAUL
RED BANK: "Frustrated" Democrats field "diverse" 18-member slate hoping to clean house and unseat Zipprich as party chairman.
RED BANK: Viscomi denies calling Shehady 'Mr. Jihad' as mayor and others denounce her for purported racism.
RED BANK: BOROUGH SHUTS DOWN PARKS
RED BANK: Following Murphy shutdown of state and county parks, borough does same, citing "non-compliance with social distancing directives."
RED BANK: RAYRAP HOME PLAN WINS FINAL OK
RED BANK: Developer Ray Rapcavage wins final approval for 18 homes with a huge garden plan at the Five Corners on the edge of downtown.
RED BANK: MAN CHARGED AS TREE VANDAL
RED BANK: Cops charge panhandler with wave of tree mutilations. redbankgreen has photos of him at work.
RED BANK: STREET TREES ATTACKED AGAIN
RED BANK: Another wave of tree mutilation targeting the same trees attacked earlier this week, as well as others, prompts the police to get involved.
RED BANK: YOUNG TREES MUTILATED
RED BANK: One or more vandals attacked a line of six recently planted trees on Monmouth Street, tearing off all the lower branches.
RED BANK: 11 TREES PLANTED. HERE’S WHERE.
RED BANK: The borough's tree inventory grew by 11 new Black Tupelo and Serviceberry trees Tuesday. Here's where the babies went.
RED BANK: MENNA WANTS BOLD, GREEN DECK
RED BANK: Menna says he now wants to see architecturally bold, "even shocking" plans with environment in mind for White Street garage.
RED BANK: SANDERS BACKERS PLAN MARCH
The march is slated to proceed on sidewalks from the train station to Riverside Gardens Park via Monmouth and Broad streets.  (Map courtesy of Google Maps. Click to enlarge) Red Bank merchants,Continue reading "RED BANK: SANDERS BACKERS PLAN MARCH"
RED BANK: TAXMAN SEIZES THAI RESTAURANT
Muang Thai owner Jack Pongnoo, seated, with Muang Thai staffers last August. Below, the sticker slapped on the restaurant door by state tax officials Thursday. (Photo above by Robert Kern, belowContinue reading "RED BANK: TAXMAN SEIZES THAI RESTAURANT"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
Can you identify the subject of this week’s Where Have I Seen This? Take a guess! Please send your answer to [email protected]. Last week, you may recall, we showed youContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.