DUMPSTER SWIMMING POOLS FOR RED BANK?

dumpster-poolA Macro-Sea Dumpster pool under construction in 2009. (Photo courtesy of Macro-Sea. Click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

sharon-leeSharon Lee wants to bring Dumpster diving to a whole new level — a cleaner, cooler level.

And she wants to bring it to Red Bank.

The third-term councilwoman, ripping a page from a two-year-old New York Times article on Dumpsters that were converted to public pools in Brooklyn, suggested to her counterparts on the dais that Red Bank, after the general pant-and-gasp brought on by last week’s heatwave, think outside the box by going inside the box.

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COPPER PIPES STOLEN FROM VACANT HOUSE

rbpd-carsThe crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of July 22 to July 29, 2011. This information is unedited.

Criminal Mischief occurring on Cedar Street– new residence on 7-22-11. Unknown person(s) threw a rock that broke window in residence and damaged siding of building also. Ptl. Dawn Shields.

Theft occurring at Bridge Avenue business on 7-23-11. Owner reported that unknown person(s) stole cash while he was in the rear of the store. Ptl. Paul Perez.

Theft occurring between 7-20-11 and 7-25-11 at Chestnut Street. Report of unknown subject(s) stealing two street light poles and an aluminum garbage can holder. Sgt. Michael Furlong.

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