OFFICIALS SAY KABOOM CLEANUP WAS SWIFT

potty-truckA worker loads a portable toilet onto a flatbed on Monmouth Street Monday morning as part of the final post-Kaboom Fireworks on the Navesink cleanup.

George Lynch, a supervisor in the Red Bank public works department, said  an all-out effort by employees resulted in the debris-free reopening of Marine and Riverside Gardens parks by 7a Saturday.

By 9a, “you hardly knew something had happened” downtown, event chairman Peter Reinhart told a meeting of the borough special events committee Monday.