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A volunteer Red Bank firefighter shot this video with a camera attached to his helmet during the blaze that destroyed a two-family house on Hudson Avenue in the early morningContinue reading "HELMETCAM VIDEO OF HUDSON AVENUE FIRE"
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RED BANK: POT LAW DRAWS FIRE BUT ADVANCES
RED BANK: Council advances changes to cannabis zoning law as would-be pot retailers warn of litigation.
RED BANK: ‘GOING HOME’ FOR FIREFIGHTER
RED BANK: Video of pipes-and-drums tribute for slain firefighter Andrew Hill as Engine 96, bearing his casket, passes the firehouse he loved.
FIRE VICTIM RECOUNTS ESCAPE
A worker boards up windows of the burned-out house on Friday. Below, Ryan Howard talks to a policeman during the fire. (Photo above by Stacie Fanelli. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "FIRE VICTIM RECOUNTS ESCAPE"
ALL OK AS FIRE GUTS RED BANK TWO-FAMILY
Firefighters found the blaze strongest at the northwest corner of the house, as seen from a neighboring backyard, above, and from Hudson Avenue, below. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "ALL OK AS FIRE GUTS RED BANK TWO-FAMILY"
RED BANK: PARADE TO TAKE 75TH STROLL
RED BANK: Weather outlook is good for Sunday's 75th annual Halloween Parade, a delightfully frightful stroll through downtown.
RED BANK: HOGAN Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what mayoral candidate Tim Hogan said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: COUNCIL DEMS, HOGAN FORM SLATE
RED BANK: Three council Dems team up with Riverview's president and three others in bid to form new government in July.
RED BANK: THIRD TIME AS CHIEF FOR HARTMAN
RED BANK: Hartman returning for third term as fire chief as department "recycles" ex-officers, with new generation nearing eligibility.
RED BANK: HEAT ADVISORY ISSUED
RED BANK: High temperatures and humidity to grip the Greater Green through Wednesday. Here's the forecast through Independence Day.
RED BANK: BANK DIMS LIGHTING TO WIN OK
RED BANK: Wells Fargo dims 'overkill' lighting plan and wins approval on property being reviewed as possible new town hall site.
RED BANK: NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS? NOT YET
RED BANK: A referendum on nonpartisan elections and reform government reform is not on the ballot today, and its leading advocate is OK with that.
RED BANK: SPEAKEASY ON ZONING AGENDA
RED BANK: Zoning board agenda Thursday includes downtown speakeasy/ food market; changes to theater plaza; and new home where last one burned down.
RED BANK: RAYRAP PROJECT GETS UNDERWAY
RED BANK: House fire? Quick demolition? What's Going Here? Here's the scoop about recent activity at Harding and Hudson, the site of RayRap's long-awaited project.
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: LATEST RAYRAP PLAN IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: A year after being stopped cold, RayRap returns to the zoning board this week with a plan for townhouses on the edge of downtown.
RED BANK: RAYRAP RETURNS WITH NEW PLAN
Ray Rapcavage, seen below on Hudson Avenue opposite his properties, including a house destroyed by fire in May, 2012. Above, a rendering of the proposed project, with an English gardenContinue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP RETURNS WITH NEW PLAN"
RED BANK: WHAT’S NEXT FOR RAYRAP SITE?
The zoning board shot down a plan to build 22 townhouses and condos on a parcel┬ábound by Clay Street, Harding Road and Hudson Avenue, throwing the future of the siteContinue reading "RED BANK: WHAT’S NEXT FOR RAYRAP SITE?"
RED BANK: ZONERS ZAP RAYRAP PLAN
Resident Bill Brooks studies a RayRap exhibit prior to the zoning board hearing. Below, a rendering of the proposed six-unit condo building that would front on Harding Road at HudsonContinue reading "RED BANK: ZONERS ZAP RAYRAP PLAN"
RED BANK: NO DECISION ON RAYRAP PLAN
A house at the corner of Harding Road and Hudson Avenue, above, is one of five that would be demolished if  the plan is approved. Below, neighbors examined exhibits duringContinue reading "RED BANK: NO DECISION ON RAYRAP PLAN"
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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 ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“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.