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RED BANK: FAMILY MOURNS MAN KILLED WALKING HOME FROM WORK
Frank Luna Santamaria was killed by a car while walking home from work. His family is raising money to pay for a funeral in Mexico. (click to read)
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RED BANK: BREWERY TURNOVER PROVES BRIEF HICCUP
RED BANK: New beer hall, Five Dimes Brewery, set to turn the taps back on at former Red Tank Brewing site.
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN DIES FROM INJURIES
RED BANK: A 20-year-old borough man has died of injuries sustained when he was struck by a car last week, police said. (Click to read more.)
RED BANK: BANK WITHDRAWING FROM TOWN
RED BANK: Wells Fargo is shutting down its Broad Street operations, vacating one of the town's most visible commercial properties. (Click.)
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
RED BANK: AFTER LOST DECADE, TOXIC CLEANUP IS “EMERGENCY”
RED BANK: In 2014, officials said the cleanup of a contaminated former landfill along the Swimming River would take five to ten years to finish. A decade later, they haven't even started. (click to read)
BROADWALK POOCH PARTY BRINGS OUT BIG AND SMALL
Broadwalk's first weekend of the year starts with a bark, as scores of dogs head to the pedestrian plaza for the Yappy Hour event. Check out the smile-inducing array of dogtastic photos. (click for more)
RED BANK: RAG FIRE DAMAGES HOME
RED BANK: Smoke alarms awakened occupants to predawn blaze caused by spontaneous combustion of oily rags, officials said.
RED BANK: POLICE INVESTIGATING “SUDDEN DEATH”
RED BANK: Police were on the scene of an apparent sudden death early Saturday afternoon, Captain Mike Frazee told redbankgreen.
DOGFEST, FARMERS MARKET TOP RED BANK WEEKEND PICKS
Red Bank Green's pick of seratonin-boosting events for a wonderful May weekend.
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN CRITICAL AFTER CAR STRIKE
An unidentified man remained in critical condition late Thursday after being struck by a car on Bridge Avenue Wednesday night.
RED BANK: MUSIC PHOTOG BREATHES LIFE INTO SICKLES SPACE
RED BANK: Renowned music photographer Danny Clinch brings photos of Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith and H.E.R. to fill the void created by the closure of Sickles Market. (click to read)
VIDEO: MONMOUTH BOAT CLUB PLANS TO GO HIGHER
Video: The Monmouth Boat Club has stood on the banks of the Navesink River in Red Bank for 145-years. But the pilings that hold it up are rotting away. A plan is being hatched to lift the historic structure and build a higher foundation. (Click to read/watch)
RED BANK: LEAD WATER LINE PROJECT MOVES EAST
RED BANK: Crews have replaced 345 lead water service lines so far. There are likely hundreds more to go as the massive lead service line project moves to the eastern portions of town. (click to read)
RED BANK: THREE-STORY RESTAURANT PROPOSED
RED BANK: Plan for Broad Street building could mean the end of a glaring 12-year vacancy. But first, about those windows...
MORE FALLOUT FROM SICKLES COLLAPSE
The implosion of Sickles Market continued to echo with two bankruptcy filings, including one by the heir to the 116-year-old farm business.
RED BANK CHURN: POP FREAK’S OUT
RED BANK: "A perfect storm of bad stuff,'' has a sports and toy collectible shop throwing in its helmet after three years on Broad Street. (click to read story)
RED BANK: BROADWALK BOLLARDS BLOOM
The springtime emergence of the red bollards from their underground lair marks the closure of Broad Street between White and Front Streets until Sept. 30. Broadwalk is back.
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. (Click for more)
PHOTOG FINDS HEALING WITH SUICIDE SURVIVOR DOC
RED BANK: Photographer Danny Sanchez had to do something to honor his late wife. He found his mission in the stories of other suicide survivors. (click to read)
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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.