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RED BANK: SILENCE CONTINUES ON PBA V. CHIEF
RED BANK: Seven months after PBA complaint, McConnell is still police chief, awaiting a decision that will allow him to retire.
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RED BANK: PBA AGAIN BLASTS McCONNELL
RED BANK: PBA files grievance against McConnell as he ends "interim" borough leadership and awaits word on retirement as chief.
RED BANK: McCONNELL REBUTS ALLEGATIONS
RED BANK: Refuting PBA allegations, McConnell says he had a relationship with a former "significant other" of a department employee "years ago," but none since.
RED BANK: PBA BLASTS McCONNELL’S ‘ETHICS’
RED BANK: With McConnell retirement pending, police union accuses him of "numerous inappropriate sexual relationships" with employees.
RED BANK: FRAZEE TO BECOME POLICE CHIEF
RED BANK: Borough native Frazee to become next police, though McConnell's planned retirement has been postponed by about a month.
RED BANK: McCONNELL TO RETIRE
RED BANK: Police chief and interim administrator Darren McConnell plans to retire next month. But there's an outside chance he'll be back as manager.
RED BANK: CHIEF TO ADDRESS SAFETY QS
RED BANK: Following mass shootings elsewhere, McConnell plans to address public safety concerns in a community Zoom meeting. 
RED BANK: CHIEF REBUTS ABUSE CLAIM
RED BANK: Police chief rebuts Facebook claim of excessive force on couple cited for trespassing on railroad property Saturday night.
RED BANK: CHIEF ADDRESSES USE OF FORCE
RED BANK: Police chief says he has reviewed every arrest involving use of force over the past five years, and found no cases where it was inappropriate.
RED BANK COPS TO RIDE FOR LATE CHIEF
Police Chief Steve McCarthy in 2010. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi. Click to enlarge) Members of the Red Bank Police Benevolent Association plan a memorial bike ride this week for the lateContinue reading "RED BANK COPS TO RIDE FOR LATE CHIEF"
RED BANK: NEW CHIEF TAKES COMMAND OF PD
Darren McConnell chats with Mary Ellen McCarthy, the widow of late Red Bank Police Chief Steve McCarthy, shortly before his swearing-in as McCarthy’s sucessor Wednesday evening. McConnnell, 44, joined theContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW CHIEF TAKES COMMAND OF PD"
RED BANK: McCONNELL TO BE NAMED CHIEF
Captain Darren McConnell is expected to be named chief of the Red Bank police department at Wednesday night’s borough council meeting, redbankgreen has learned. McConnell has been the officer inContinue reading "RED BANK: McCONNELL TO BE NAMED CHIEF"
RED BANK: PLAN FOR CHIEF’S CORTEGE
Southbound Riverside Avenue in Red Bank will be closed for about an hour Friday morning for the funeral of police Chief Steve McCarthy, which begins at the John E. DayContinue reading "RED BANK: PLAN FOR CHIEF’S CORTEGE"
RED BANK CHIEF STEVE MCCARTHY DEAD AT 50
Chief Steve McCarthy at borough hall in November, 2011. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank Police Chief Steve McCarthy died Monday morningContinue reading "RED BANK CHIEF STEVE MCCARTHY DEAD AT 50"
McCARTHY TO BECOME POLICE CHIEF
Acting Chief Steve McCarthy is expected to be sworn in Sunday to formally take command of Red Bank’s 41-officer police department, redbankgreen has learned. McCarthy, right, follows retired Chief MarkContinue reading "McCARTHY TO BECOME POLICE CHIEF"
TWO WEEKS WORTH OF MISCHIEF
This installment of our regular Red Bank crime wrapup includes two weeks of police reports instead of the usual one. As always, the information below was supplied by the RedContinue reading "TWO WEEKS WORTH OF MISCHIEF"
Unedited entries from the Red Bank Police Department activity log for the week of November 7 to 14. Criminal Mischief occurring at Globe Court between 11-6-08 and 11-7-08. Victim reported that unknown person(s) broke two window in the business. Ptl....
RED BANK: CATALYTIC CONVERTERS STOLEN
RED BANK: Thieves cut catalytic converters from two cars in one night last month, police Chief Darren McConnell said Tuesday.
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY TRAIN
A pedestrian was able to walk away after being struck by a train pulling into Red Bank’s NJ Transit rail station this afternoon, according to several people on the scene.
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN STRUCK
RED BANK: Pedestrian suffered "relatively minor" injuries when she was struck by a vehicle last week, police said Monday.
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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.
[GIF] FRIDAY NIGHT SLEDDING DOWN TOWER HILL
Tower Hill was in the right condition for sledding on Friday night, and with forecasted highs to stay below freezing temperature for the wee ...