The potentially severe thunderstorms that weather forecasters warned of proved little more than a drizzle on the Greater Red Bank Green Tuesday. Wednesday’s outlook: cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 57, according to the National Weather Service.
Above, a row of trees edging the Fair Haven Fields Natural Area proclaims the season. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
The National Weather Service issued a “severe thunderstorm watch” for the region that includes the Greater Red Bank Green Tuesday. Storms capable of producing damaging winds and large hail are possible until about 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to the forecast. (Click to enlarge.)
Jackson Russicci pitched five innings in relief and scored on a walk-off bases loaded walk in the 11th inning to give Rumson-Fair Haven its fifth straight win Monday. Watch the highlights from a well played game at Shore Sports Zone. (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone.)
By JOHN T. WARD
It’s a cliché, but in terms of police activity, Fair Haven cries out for comparison to Mayberry. Crime is almost nil, and the top two categories of calls involve traffic and residential construction: blocked driveways, dumpster placements and the like.
Still, this bedroom community has undergone a rapid growth spurt. There are hundreds of kids — more than at any time in the town’s 104-year history — and more traffic.
“We’re also one of the only towns left where most of the kids ride bikes to school,” said acting police Chief Joe McGovern, who is scheduled to become chief next week.
Which makes pedestrian safety the number-one issue for police, he said. “It’s our job to make sure they’re safe.”
By JOHN T. WARD
So say some Fair Haven residents in a new and extensive survey of on the physical attributes of the town as it begins mapping out its future.
Press release Wednesday by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s office:
A comprehensive and voluntary program dedicated to serving citizens with special needs was launched today.
Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni was joined by Sheriff Shaun Golden and the Monmouth County Chiefs of Police to introduce the Monmouth County Special Needs Registry.
A crew from Wells Painting of Monmouth Beach was out in downtown Red Bank Tuesday giving 40 Broad Street a new look. The final color will be the rust hue seen at right; the pink is just a primer, says owner Patrick Wells. We kinda like the pink, or as we call it at redbankgreen headquarters, raspberry. Your thoughts?
Wednesday appears to be another beautiful day outdoor work on the Greater Red Bank Green, with ample sunshine and temperatures peaking around 60 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
Blue skies poured sunshine down on the Greater Red Bank Green Monday, offering ideal conditions for some low-exertion outdoor activity. With temperatures heading into the mid-70s, a walker took it all in on Spring Street in Red Bank, above, while another had some company on River Road in Fair Haven, right.
The outlook through Thursday is for sunny or mostly sunny days, with daytime peaks in the high 50s and 60s, according to the National Weather Service. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
Robbie Garavente, Griffin Schultz and Henry Sillen each scored three goals to lead Rumson-Fair Haven’s boys’ lacrosse team to a 10-3 win at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft Tuesday. Watch the highlights and other high school sports action at Shore Sports Zone.
The rain was expected to taper off by early afternoon, giving way to partly cloudy skies and, on Wednesday, lot of sunshine, according to the Weather Underground. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
After several days of grey skies and off-and-on rain, the Greater Red Bank Green is in for partly cloudy skies and chilly air Tuesday, with temperatures peaking at only about 42 degrees, according to the Weather Underground. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
There’s some foul weather ahead, with showers turning to steady rain Monday afternoon and a freeze warning in effect from 1 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Weather Underground. (Photos and GIF by Trish Russoniello.)
Nicholas Joyce, 19, was alleged to have set a fire to a storage shed behind a church Friday afternoon. He then went to the borough firehouse, where he responded to the fire with other volunteers, according to Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.