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RED BANK SCORES IN GAS VALVE BATTLE
An NJNG crew packs it in after being ordered by police to stop work on a nearly completed gas regulator valve replacement on Monmouth Street in October, 2012. Below, aContinue reading "RED BANK SCORES IN GAS VALVE BATTLE"
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RED BANK COPS HALT GAS VALVE WORK
An NJNG crew packs it in after being ordered by police to stop work on a nearly completed gas regulator valve replacement on Monmouth Street Friday morning. (Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK COPS HALT GAS VALVE WORK"
RED BANK: GAS VALVE BATTLE EXPANDS
A gas regulator valve outside the Ebner’s rug store on East Front Street that borough officials said was the subject of a summons. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "RED BANK: GAS VALVE BATTLE EXPANDS"
TOWN FIRES BACK IN GAS EQUIPMENT SPAT
Gas utility crews have been working downtown this week to replace gas regulators in pits beneath sidewalks without moving them. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Escalating a disputeContinue reading "TOWN FIRES BACK IN GAS EQUIPMENT SPAT"
New Jersey Natural Gas says it needs to install 88 pressure-relief regulators above ground, and has filed suit to force the borough to issue permits. (Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK SCORES FIRST IN GAS METER SUIT"
Red Bank wants the regulators, below, enclosed beneath sidewalks, like one outside 26 Monmouth Street, above.  (Click to enlarge) Three months after Red Bank borough and New Jersey Natural GasContinue reading "RED BANK GAS SPAT MOVES TO STATEHOUSE"
OFFICIALS BLAST NJNG OVER GAS VALVES
State Senator Jennifer Beck with the offending gas pressure valve on Broad Street Wednesday. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD [SEE UPDATE TO THIS STORY AT THE BOTTOM] RedContinue reading "OFFICIALS BLAST NJNG OVER GAS VALVES"
MENNA GASSED UP OVER REGULATOR PLAN
Imagine 80 more of these downtown. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Mayor Pasquale Menna can’t say enough how much he objects to a plan byContinue reading "MENNA GASSED UP OVER REGULATOR PLAN"
New Jersey Natural Gas is asking state utilities regulators to approve a 7.5-percent increase in distribution charges, which would boost the average customer's monthly bill by $11.35 a month, the Asbury Park Press is reporting. It's the first time the...
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN HIT IN CAR CURB-JUMP
The scene on Wallace Street shortly after the accident, above. The vehicle also hit a gas regulator valve, seen below, though no leak was immediately detected. (Photo by John T. Ward.Continue reading "RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN HIT IN CAR CURB-JUMP"
RED BANK: COUNCIL OKS NEW HIRE
In a budget presentation, library director Elizabeth McDermott said the institution had recovered from events that “devastated” it in 2014. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL OKS NEW HIRE"
RED BANK: POWER BACK ON AFTER EXPLOSIONS
A JCP&L crew working outside RBC at about 4:35 Monday morning. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Utility workers restored electrical power to downtownContinue reading "RED BANK: POWER BACK ON AFTER EXPLOSIONS"
A Rumson commodities trader and his Red Bank firm have been slapped with nearly $6 million in fines and paybacks orders by United States and British regulators for an allegedContinue reading "RED BANK FIRM SMACKED FOR TRICKERY"
The young son of new fire department Chief TD Doremus makes a beeline for his dad at Tuesday’s swearing-in. Below, Councilman Mike DuPont takes the oath of office, administered byContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW YEAR, FAMILIAR FACES"
NJNG TO REPLACE ALL SIDEWALK VALVES
The disputed gas pressure regulators are beneath steel covers like this one outside 12 Broad Street. The utility contends they should be above ground for safety, like the one outsideContinue reading "NJNG TO REPLACE ALL SIDEWALK VALVES"
THE WEEK IN REARVIEW
Actors David Hyde Pierce (of TV’s ‘Frazier’ fame) and Geoffrey Owens (‘The Cosby Show’) ran into one another at the March 26 opening of ‘Candida’ at the Red Bank’s TwoContinue reading "THE WEEK IN REARVIEW"
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.