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FAIR HAVEN: MIXED-USE PLAN SCRUTINIZED
FAIR HAVEN: Though approval seems preordained, proposed mixed-use building gets three hours of close scrutiny by planning board.
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FAIR HAVEN: MULTIFAMILY PROJECT ON DECK
FAIR HAVEN: Borough's first multifamily project in modern times slated to go before planning board. M&M proposal calls for no variances.
FAIR HAVEN: CONSOLIDATION COMPLICATION?
FAIR HAVEN: The vacant Sunoco site has a new owner who wants to build 24 townhouses there, which could complicate an ambitious borough consolidation plan.
FAIR HAVEN: CURTAIN TO RISE ON BORO PLAN
FAIR HAVEN: Residents will get their first look Thursday at a concept plan for for a new borough hall and police station. Here's what to expect.
FAIR HAVEN: PLAN ELICITS VARIED CONCERNS
FAIR HAVEN: Residents pepper council with questions about ambitious plan for new borough hall, police station relocation, DPW changes and more.
FAIR HAVEN: NEW TOWN HALL PLANNED
FAIR HAVEN: Borough officials are eyeing a vacant River Road gas station for a new borough hall, the first move in a series of expected consolidations and land sales.
FAIR HAVEN: INVESTORS BANK PLAN STALLS
FAIR HAVEN: Driveways and a roof dome that "looks like a blister" doom bank plan.
FAIR HAVEN: BANK PLAN HEARINGS TO RESUME
FAIR HAVEN: After four months of silence, public hearings on a proposed bank are scheduled to resume Tuesday night.
FAIR HAVEN: Controversial proposal for bank branch postponed again.
FAIR HAVEN: SKEPTICISM OVER BANK PLAN
An architectural rendering of the bank, proposed for the former site of a Sunoco station.  (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.) By JOHN T. WARD Like a customerContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: SKEPTICISM OVER BANK PLAN"
FAIR HAVEN: BANK EYES SITE FOR DRIVE-THRU
After a four-year vacancy, the former site of a Sunoco station at River Road and Cedar Avenue in Fair Haven may be getting a new use: Investors Savings Bank hopes toContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: BANK EYES SITE FOR DRIVE-THRU"
FAIR HAVEN: WHAT RESIDENTS LIKE, OR DON’T
A survey found general satisfaction with the older, eastern business district, above. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD There are too many street lights onContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: WHAT RESIDENTS LIKE, OR DON’T"
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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 ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...