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FAIR HAVEN: McGOVERN TO TAKE LEAD AT PD
Joe McGovern, who’s to be sworn in as chief Monday night, has spent his entire career with the borough police department. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: McGOVERN TO TAKE LEAD AT PD"
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MAUREEN McGOVERN CARRIES THE SHOW
Chart-topping vocalist, stage actress and “Stradivarius Voice” Maureen McGovern begins a three-week stand at the Two River Theater. (Photo by Deborah Feingold) By TOM CHESEK  Any performer who’s been inContinue reading "MAUREEN McGOVERN CARRIES THE SHOW"
FAIR HAVEN MARINE MAKES WALL OF HONOR
FAIR HAVEN: Borough native and US Marine Joe McGovern Jr. is the newest active military member named to the Wall of Honor at Knollwood School.
A 17-year-old Fair Haven boy was arrested on drug possession charges Wednesday evening in a raid on his family's home. Police used a battering ram to bust into the house after the youth barricaded himself inside, Lt. Joe McGovern tells...
FAIR HAVEN: TWO FAMILIES LOSE HOMES IN FIRE
FAIR HAVEN: Fire destroys two-family house, causes damage to two others.
RED BANK: Local police urge residents not to make it easy for auto thieves, who've been busy stealing high-end autos in recent months.
FAIR HAVEN: SKATER RESCUED FROM POND
FAIR HAVEN: Fast-acting hockey players rescued a borough woman after she fell through the ice on McCarter Pond Sunday morning.
FAIR HAVEN: TWOFER KISS FOR NEW CAPTAIN
FAIR HAVEN: For new police captain Robert Townshend, Tuesday's promotion was the "second-best thing" ever to happen to him on October 12.
FAIR HAVEN: KAYAKER FOUND DEAD
FAIR HAVEN: Body of kayaker reported missing on Navesink River found.
FAIR HAVEN: SEARCH LAUNCHED FOR KAYAKER
FAIR HAVEN: Authorities launch Navesink River hunt for kayaker reported missing in windy, choppy conditions. Status of search unclear.
FAIR HAVEN: FIRE DAMAGES MANSION
FAIR HAVEN: Fire damages mansion overlooking Navesink River.
FAIR HAVEN: CRASH CLOSES POST OFFICE
FAIR HAVEN: Borough woman uninjured after her car smashes through the post office facade, ending up fully inside the facility.
ON THE GREEN: OUTAGES FOLLOW STORM
RED BANK: Tropical Storm Isais blows through the Greater Green, leaving behind power outages, a leafy mess and brilliant sunshine.
VIRUS UPDATE: MONMOUTH TOPS 10K CASES
VIRUS UPDATE: Amid a sharp slowdown in fatalities and new infections, Monmouth County records its 10,000th COVID-19 case.
FAIR HAVEN: PURCHASE PLAN SCRAPPED
FAIR HAVEN: Borough scraps proposed $3.4M purchase of River Road site, explores building new police station at current location.
VIRUS UPDATE: MORE TESTS, TRACING SLATED
VIRUS UPDATE: Murphy plans to boost COVID-19 testing and contact tracing; says reopening the economy won't be like flipping a light switch.
VIRUS UPDATE: MURPHY REOPENING PARKS
VIRUS UPDATE: Murphy orders state parks reopened, but threatens another shutdown "if we don't like what we see" in social distancing behavior.
VIRUS UPDATE: MURPHY PICKS ‘RESTART’ TEAM
VIRUS UPDATE: Murphy names "restart and recovery" team but declines to say when state might reopen as data shows continued gains against COVID-19.
RED BANK: PARKS SHUT DOWN & BARRICADED
RED BANK: Parks shut down and barricaded off as borough implements controversial closure over COVID-19 concerns. Fair Haven's and Little Silver's remain open.
VIRUS UPDATE: State's COVID-19 death toll rises by four as patient total climbs by 590, including 66 more in Monmouth County, Murphy Administration says.
Partyline
“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 ...