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RUMSON: NAVESINK QUALITY IMPROVES
RUMSON: After a bacteria crisis, Navesink is showing "rapid" improvement in water quality, with possible reopening of shellfish beds a year earlier than expected, state DEP says.
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RED BANK: RIVER BACTERIA SOURCES LOCATED
RED BANK: Officials from the 'Rally for the Navesink' collaborate celebrate success in finding a significant source of river bacteria on Marion Street.
RUMSON: RALLY ‘ROUND THE NAVESINK
RUMSON: Rally for the Navesink seeks volunteer water monitors, at a Thursday night forum.
NAVESINK: BACTERIAL HOTSPOTS IDENTIFIED
RED BANK: Bacteria-sniffing dogs ID hotspots here and in Fair Haven as possible sources of human waste bacteria that's winding up in the Navesink River.
RED BANK: BRING IN THE BACTERIA SNIFFERS
RED BANK: Meet the dogs who'll be used to help source-track bacteria in the Navesink.
RUMSON: SPOTLIGHT ON THE NAVESINK RIVER
RUMSON: Two R-FH seniors will be part of a special community forum on the state of the Navesink River, September 22 at Oceanic Library.
RED BANK: CLEAN NAVESINK PLAN URGED
RED BANK: Environmental and sporting groups urge action on Navesink contamination.
SHREWSBURY: NAVESINK EFFORT UPDATED
SHREWSBURY: Effort to find and reduce fecal coliform levels in the Navesink cites a small success involving horse manure
SANDY HOOK: High bacteria levels prompt the closing of an ocean beach for the second time in a year, NJ.com reports.
RUMSON: NAVESINK POLLUTION ON AGENDA
RUMSON: Clean Ocean Action plans a public discussion next week on the Navesink River shellfish ban due to pollution.
Shellfishermen downriver in Sandy Hook Bay weren't entirely satisfied, but Red Bank and state officials say they're attacking elevated fecal coliform levels in the Navesink River with all they've got, and that it's working. The most effective tool at their...
Officials from the state Department of Environmental Protection are scheduled to present the results of a recent study of fecal coliform in the Navesink River Wednesday night. The news isn't good. The meeting of Navesink River Municipalities Committee “is of...
RED BANK: DEP SAYS RIVERS SAFE FOR HUMANS
RED BANK: Recreational use of Navesink and Shrewsbury is safe despite massive, putrid fish die-off, environmental scientists say.
RED BANK: Better understanding of the sources of bacterial contamination prompts restart of kids' boating program suspended last summer.
RED BANK: RIVER CONTAMINATION UPDATE SET
RED BANK: Teaching kids "watershed mindfulness," plus the findings of bacteria-sniffing dogs, mark agenda for the final Rally for the Navesink of 2016.
RED BANK: JUST A COUPLE OF WORKING SNIFFS
RED BANK: Bacteria-sniffing dogs used to track contamination in the Navesink give a demo of their methods in a hospital conference room.
RED BANK: GOP council candidates demand 'emergency' meeting on river bacteria. Burnham says they're politicizing the issue.
RUMSON: DOGS ENLISTED IN RIVER CLEANUP
RUMSON: Dogs have been called in to help track sources of fecal coliform in the Navesink.
RUMSON: RIVER HEALTH ISSUES DRAW CROWD
RUMSON: An alarming rise in bacterial pollution in the Navesink draws more than 100 people to a confab on how to address it.
Bushels of clams await transport from a dock in Sea Bright earlier this summer. A lawsuit filed in federal court last month by local clammers names Red Bank as one of several "culprits" responsible for pollution that has cut their...
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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 ...