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The overdose death of an Oxford House resident has resulted in charges against a man described by authorities as an acquaintance.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RUMSON: MAN CHARGED IN OXFORD O.D."
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RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE FILES FEDERAL SUIT
Oxford House says in a court filing that the group home at 61 South Ward Avenue is getting new residents. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE FILES FEDERAL SUIT"
RUMSON: ALL QUIET AT OXFORD HOUSE
The manager of Oxford Houses for New Jersey says the Rumson group home is still occupied, but declines to say if there’s a proctor on site. (Photo by John T.Continue reading "RUMSON: ALL QUIET AT OXFORD HOUSE"
The house at 61 South Ward Avenue has been occupied by Oxford House since August. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Officials overseeing Rumson’sContinue reading "RUMSON: OXFORD WAS TO GO FEMALE"
RUMSON: EMERGENCY REPORTED AT OXFORD
Oxford House on South Ward Avenue at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A medical emergency at Oxford House, theContinue reading "RUMSON: EMERGENCY REPORTED AT OXFORD"
RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE REACHES OUT
“Not the best mix” of residents formed the initial population at the Oxford House when it opened in Rumson in August, a facility official told neighbors Tuesday night. One ofContinue reading "RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE REACHES OUT"
RUMSON: OXFORD REHAB HOUSE SPARKS IRE
An overflow crowd jammed Rumson’s council chambers to air concerns about an addiction recovery house in town. Below, Barbara Russell returns to her seat after speaking with borough Attorney MartyContinue reading "RUMSON: OXFORD REHAB HOUSE SPARKS IRE"
RUMSON: A PAGE-TURNER OUT OF HISTORY
Press release from Congregation B’nai Israel Novelist Pam Jenoff served as Vice Consul for the US State Department in Krakow, Poland and is an expert on Poland and the Holocaust. Continue reading "RUMSON: A PAGE-TURNER OUT OF HISTORY"
RUMSON MAN LANDS RHODES SCHOLARSHIP
By JOHN T. WARD A 22-year-old Rumson resident was among 32 Americans chosen Saturday for a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University in England. A senior economics major at Princeton—Continue reading "RUMSON MAN LANDS RHODES SCHOLARSHIP"
Rumson officials said they learned that Oxford House had created the recovery home at 61 South Ward Avenue only after a resident’s death there. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RUMSON: MAN INDICTED IN OVERDOSE DEATH"
By JOHN T. WARD Rumson officials have launched an effort to evict the residents of an addiction-recovery house following what Mayor John Ekdahl called an apparent drug overdose there earlyContinue reading "RUMSON: APPARENT OD SPARKS LEGAL ACTION"
By JOHN T. WARD An eleventh-hour write-in campaign for Rumson council ended with a pair of soccer dads missing their goal but feeling they’d scored some points Tuesday. Tim McCooeyContinue reading "RUMSON: LATE WRITE-IN PUSH FALLS SHORT"
ELECTION DAY 2013: GLITCH IN RUMSON
A voter arrives at Congregation B’nai Israel, the polling place for Rumson districts 4 and 5, early Tuesday. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Election Day 2013 on theContinue reading "ELECTION DAY 2013: GLITCH IN RUMSON"
RUMSON: WRITE-IN DRIVE HEATS UP ELECTION
A write-in campaign for two candidates billing themselves as the Rumson Family ticket emerged in the wake of the Oxford House controversy last month. Below, Tim McCooey at the OctoberContinue reading "RUMSON: WRITE-IN DRIVE HEATS UP ELECTION"
RUMSON: REHAB HOUSE FOCUS OF COMPLAINTS
The Rumson house where a man was found dead of a suspected drug overdose Sunday quietly became an addiction recovery residence in August, neighbors say. (Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RUMSON: REHAB HOUSE FOCUS OF COMPLAINTS"
RUMSON: REHAB HOUSE DEATH INVESTIGATED
The death of a person found at a Rumson residence Sunday is under investigation, police Chief Scott Paterson tells redbankgreen. Kin of the deceased haven’t been notified, so he’s unableContinue reading "RUMSON: REHAB HOUSE DEATH INVESTIGATED"
Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Fair Haven Police Department for the month of April, 2015. 4/3- An Oxford Ave resident reported that an unknown subject(s) hadContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: POLICE REPORTS"
FAIR HAVEN: $8,000 WATCH REPORTED STOLEN
Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Fair Haven Police Department for the period of January 1 to January 31, 2015. 1/1/15 A resident of Oxford Ave., reportedContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: $8,000 WATCH REPORTED STOLEN"
Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Fair Haven Police Department for August, 2014. 08/08/14- Erick Aviles-Sibrian, 21, Red Bank, was placed under arrest for possession of underContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: ACCIDENTS YIELD DWI CHARGES"
Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Fair Haven Police Department for the period of February 1 through March 31, 2014. 02/08- Rudolph Kastner, Age 50, Rumson, wasContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN CRIME AND ARREST REPORTS"
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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 ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“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.