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RED BANK: EX-FIRE CHIEF MEGO DIES
RED BANK: Former fire chief, school maintenance worker and crossing guard John Mego has died, according to an announcement by Mayor Menna.
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CITING RISKS, MEGO QUITS CROSSING GUARDS
John Mego’s last day as a crossing guard is today. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI He’s in line to be Red Bank’s next fire chief,Continue reading "CITING RISKS, MEGO QUITS CROSSING GUARDS"
MEGO READY FOR A YEAR IN TRAFFIC
John Mego, back in action. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI It’s a school day, in the afternoon, and there’s traffic in Red Bank. For theContinue reading "MEGO READY FOR A YEAR IN TRAFFIC"
MEGO EAGER TO STOP FIRES — AND TRAFFIC
First Deputy Fire Chief John Mego with his wife, Betty, and three grandchildren at yesterday’s borough government reorganization meeting. (Click to enlarge) A little more than three weeks after heContinue reading "MEGO EAGER TO STOP FIRES — AND TRAFFIC"
MEGO’S CONDITION “NOT LIFE THREATENING”
First deputy fire chief John Mego, who is slated to head the department in 2011, was struck by a car this morning. Deputy fire chief John Mego is in criticalContinue reading "MEGO’S CONDITION “NOT LIFE THREATENING”"
RED BANK: REVEREND HENRY P. DAVIS DEAD
RED BANK: Reverend Henry P. Davis, former pastor of St. Paul's Baptist Church and president of the Greater Red Bank Area NAACP, has died.
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
Here’s a Where Have I See This? – or should we call it “This See I Have Where”?  – that we hope you have fun puzzling over. It was funContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
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WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
Two readers identified the photo of the pond fountain shown in last week’s Where as one on Hope Road in Tinton Falls. But 16 others correctly called it out asContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
Pull up a seat, ponder life’s greatest question  – which is, of course, ‘Where Have I Seen This?’  – and then, having divined the answer, send it here by email, please.
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
One reader slipped and fell, but eighteen others skated to the correct answer to last week’s Where.
MARSHAL: CABLE BURNED UNNOTICED
A Red Bank firefighter dumps wet remnants from the apartment at the Metropolitan where a fire broke out Tuesday evening. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "MARSHAL: CABLE BURNED UNNOTICED"
TOWER SPARED APPARENT LIGHTNING STRIKE
A flash, a boom and an an automated alarm had Red Bank volunteer firefighters scrambling to the historic town hall at 51 Monmouth Street Friday afternoon on reports that theContinue reading "TOWER SPARED APPARENT LIGHTNING STRIKE"
ANOTHER ACCIDENT SENDS TWO TO HOSPITAL
Two were sent to the hospital in an accident at the intersection of Spring Street and Towerhill Avenue Monday, a block away and less than an hour after another crashContinue reading "ANOTHER ACCIDENT SENDS TWO TO HOSPITAL"
RBFD PUTS OUT FRIDAY MORNING FIRE
Red Bank Fire Department put out a McLaren Street fire this morning. The cause of the fire, which was called in at around 11:10a Friday at 105 McLaren, was unknownContinue reading "RBFD PUTS OUT FRIDAY MORNING FIRE"
MEET YOUR FIRE CHIEFS
Six Little Silver Volunteer Fire Department officers were sworn in to their posts Monday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) [Editor’s Note: This story is updated to include theContinue reading "MEET YOUR FIRE CHIEFS"
PEDESTRIAN’S DEATH PROMPTS SAFETY TALKS
Borough officials have asked the state DOT to look into safety improvements at the Maple Avenue/West Front Street intersection, where a pedestrian was killed two weeks ago. (Photo by DustinContinue reading "PEDESTRIAN’S DEATH PROMPTS SAFETY TALKS"
DANGEROUS INTERSECTION UNDER REVIEW
A police officer is now stationed at Maple Avenue and Peters Place following crossing guard John Mego’s departure. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI One ofContinue reading "DANGEROUS INTERSECTION UNDER REVIEW"
Today’s Ledger Live, the Star-Ledger video feature hosted by reporter Brian Donohue, reports on Red Bank crossing guard John Mego‘s final day on the job last Friday.
CROSSING GUARD STRUCK; INJURIES MINOR
Andy DePonti speaks to the motorist who struck him seconds after the accident. (Click to enlarge) A Red Bank crossing guard suffered minor injuries when he was struck by aContinue reading "CROSSING GUARD STRUCK; INJURIES MINOR"
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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 ...