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RED BANK: LEAD-TAINTED SOIL TO BE REMOVED
RED BANK: Two years after garden shutdown, DEP outlines $2.6M plan to excavate and replace lead-contaminated soil from nearby residential properties.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: More than two years after community garden shutdown over possible lead contamination, DEP will give a public presentation Tuesday.
RED BANK: LITTLE PROGRESS ON GARDEN
RED BANK: What's Going On since community garden was shut down over contamination concerns 13 months ago? We have an update.
RED BANK: DEP EXPANDS GARDEN SOIL TESTS
RED BANK: What's Going On since community garden shutdown over contamination concerns? Tests that could involve properties hundreds of feet away.
RED BANK: CONCERNS AIRED OVER LEAD TESTS
RED BANK: Community gardeners air concerns about borough's "sense of urgency" following facility's closure over presence of lead in soil.
RED BANK: TESTS DETAIL GARDEN LEAD LEVELS
RED BANK: Tests of community garden soil finds elevated lead in one sample, but at a depth NJDEP says requires "no immediate response." More tests expected.
RED BANK: CONTAMINATION SHUTS GARDEN
RED BANK: Borough shuts community garden in "abundance of caution" after neighbor's testing of its soil appear to show lead contamination, Shehady says.
The Canterbury Fair returns to St. George's Church in Rumson for a 68th annual edition on Saturday, June 11.
FAIR HAVEN: A GARDEN OF EDEN SUMMIT
Father Bob Shecker and Rabbi Jeff Sultar join for an interfaith discussion on “The Garden of Eden – Then and Now,” on the evening of May 20. Press release fromContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: A GARDEN OF EDEN SUMMIT"
After 33 years, the Fair Haven Community Garden goes by tacit rules of etiquette. Others, though, have written rules.. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Hey,Continue reading "KEEPING ‘COMMUNITY’ IN SHARED GARDENS"
RED BANK: GARDENERS FINALLY DIG IN
Members of Junior Girl Scout Troop 1556 working the soil on the first day of planting Saturday. Below, Linda Mulhausen stakes a plot. (Photo by Sarah Klepner. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK: GARDENERS FINALLY DIG IN"
A borough-owned lot at 41 Marion Street is ready for parceling out as community garden plots, organizers say. (Click to enlarge) The summer doldrums may be upon us, but proponentsContinue reading "PLOTTING FOR COMMUNITY GARDEN BEGINS"
GARDENERS ADVISED TO MAKE NICE
Concerns expressed by the proposed garden site’s neighbors must be addressed before any planting can occur, town officials said. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank officials toldContinue reading "GARDENERS ADVISED TO MAKE NICE"
RED BANK: WEEKEND PICKS FOR BODY & SOUL
Uplifting music, art shows, old-school jazz jams and a chance to help clean up the town: Red Bank offers some cool options this weekend.
RED BANK: HISPANIC HERITAGE CELEBRATED
RED BANK: Kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month, council lauds "Dream 4" for rallying community around restoration of RBR Dreamers Club.
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.
RED BANK: PORTMAN-TRIGGIANO SLATE NAMED
RED BANK: Incumbent Mayor Portman and Councilperson Triggiano among the first announced slate running in the May 9 special election.
RED BANK: August crime blotter includes four arrests for DWI, plus reported theft of $7,000 from trunk of parked car.
RED BANK: Riverside Gardens Park ceremony to mark 21st anniversary of loss of life in terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
RED BANK: Six DWI arrests, a stolen Amazon package and a whole lotta contempt make up the July police blotter. Here's where it all went down.
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“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...