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RED BANK: K9S TO RETIRE FROM FORCE
RED BANK: Hunter and Eko, the four-legged members of the police K9 unit, will retire this month after years of "faithful exemplary service."
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RED BANK: K9 FINDS SHOPLIFTING SUSPECT
RED BANK: Tracked by K9 unit, shoplifting suspect found hiding in woods, arrested after reported struggle with police Monday night.
RED BANK: K9 TEAM COMPETES IN PRIMETIME
RED BANK: One of the borough police departments two K9 teams will compete in an obstacle-filled challenge on TV's 'America's Top Dog' Wednesday night.
RED BANK: K9 VEST, MAYOR’S BALL, PINS
RED BANK: Mayor and council shine spotlight on three charitable organizations, and the borough now has an official lapel pin.
RED BANK: POLICE DOGS WALK INTO RETIREMENT
RED BANK: Drug sniffing dogs find their skill set outdated now that pot is legal. With Milk Bones and salutes, a thankful town honors their service and loyalty at retirement ceremony.
RED BANK: K9 unit helped track down suspects who fled a crash and abandoned damaged vehicle Thursday evening, McConnell says.
RED BANK: COP AIDED EVENTUAL VICTIM
RED BANK: Off-duty borough cop had first of four law enforcement encounters with a man who was later shot dead on the Parkway last month, AG's office says.
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: K-9 AIDS BIG DRUG BUST
RED BANK: Police dog Hunter hunts down a large cache of drugs, including heroin, after suspect flees traffic stop on foot and discards bag.
RED BANK: COPS, COFFEE AND A NEW K-9
RED BANK: Two years after starting a K9 unit, borough police will get a second dog. Also will host a "Coffee with Cops" next month.
RED BANK: Crime reports include theft of perfumes dropped off at Shrewsbury Avenue address by UPS. Sounds like a case for RBPD's K9, Hunter.
RED BANK: BOYS, THEIR MOMS & LOCAL HEROES
Coming off the success of its first Father-Daughter Dance in February, the Red Bank parks & rec department plans to hold a mother-son event around the theme of “local heroes,” saysContinue reading "RED BANK: BOYS, THEIR MOMS & LOCAL HEROES"
RED BANK: A WALK OF FAME FOR LOCAL MUTTS
All Dogs Go to Hollywood  as Red Bank RiverCenter presents the latest of its canine-friendly Dog Days events Tuesday evening. At a time of year when Hollywood separates its summerContinue reading "RED BANK: A WALK OF FAME FOR LOCAL MUTTS"
A motorcyclist was forcibly pulled from the Swimming River in Red Bank after he sped off from a traffic stop in Little Silver Saturday night, authorities said. According to LittleContinue reading "RED BANK: FLEEING MAN PULLED FROM RIVER"
RED BANK: CABS, KIDS, COPS & DOGS
Mayor Pasquale Menna offers an official welcome to the RBPD K9 unit of Hunter, a 21-month-old Belgian Malinois, and his handler, Patrolman Stan Balmer. Below, an image used in aContinue reading "RED BANK: CABS, KIDS, COPS & DOGS"
RED BANK: RESCUED DEER SAVED – AGAIN
The doe allowed caretakers to swaddle it in blankets for several hours Saturday evening, above. Below, the doe struggling to escape the frigid Navesink that afternoon; the deer at leftContinue reading "RED BANK: RESCUED DEER SAVED – AGAIN"
RED BANK: NEWEST COP LEARNING THE BEAT
Looking a little sleepy at the end of his first day on the job, Hunter relaxes with his handler, Patrolman Stan Balmer. Below, the pair with the new vehicle thatContinue reading "RED BANK: NEWEST COP LEARNING THE BEAT"
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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
Heard on the Green
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 ...