ON THE GREEN: DIGGING OUT GETS UNDERWAY

blizzard 012416 3After a daylong blizzard, residents of the Greater Red Bank Green awoke Sunday to about two feet of snow and flooding of low-lying areas, including South Ward Avenue and Grant Avenue in Rumson, above. By noon, the clearing of cars, roads and sidewalks was well underway, aided by cloudless skies and temperatures heading into the low 30s. Click “read more” for additional photos.  (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

blizzard 012416 5A view of the Shrewsbury River and Sea Bright from Lincoln Avenue in Rumson. (Click to enlarge)blizzard 012416 6By late morning, these signs on the Sea Bright side of the Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge were being ignored by motorists. (Click to enlarge)blizzard 012416 8Two snowblower operators at work in Red Bank(Click to enlarge)blizzard 012416 1A runner found the asphalt clear along much of West River Road in Rumson(Click to enlarge)blizzard 012416 9Getting over the plowed snow piles took some maneuvering on Broad Street in Red Bank(Click to enlarge)blizzard 012416 7A crew cleared the snow outside Anjelica’s restaurant in Sea Bright, which took extra precautions in advance of the storm.  (Click to enlarge)blizzard 012416 10Clearing a path on Shrewsbury Avenue in Red Bank (Click to enlarge)snow dog 012416Its owner distracted by shoveling, a dog did a little exploring on Washington Avenue in Rumson (Click to enlarge)