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RED BANK: PARKING COMPLIANCE ‘BETTER’
RED BANK: Chief cites "better" compliance with storm-based parking law as only 33 tickets are issued, a fraction of those in recent storms.
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RED BANK: LINGERING ICE DELAYS OPENINGS
RED BANK: Schools delay openings as hard-packed ice remains on roads following weekend storm. Here's the outlook for the Greater Green.
RED BANK: WORK AND PLAY FOLLOW STORM
RED BANK: It was playtime and cleanup time as the blizzard that began Friday night wound down early Saturday afternoon. Photos galore.
RED BANK: BLIZZARD PROMPTS PARKING BAN
RED BANK: With 24-hour blizzard in forecast, police remind residents of mandate to remove all vehicles from borough streets.
RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAP
RED BANK: Council gets through session with less friction than in the recent past. Here's a quick recap of the highlights.
RED BANK: COUNCIL OKS MAIN, TIE-IN COSTS
RED BANK: Council approves $1.3M water line not originally included in Broad Street dig; town will eat connection costs landlords had feared.
RED BANK: SCHOOL CITED FOR ‘CHARACTER’
RED BANK: Charter School named a 'School of Character' by an organization that promotes character development in students.
RED BANK: Six months into its contract with Monmouth SPCA for animal control services, borough reviews costs, which Ballard calls "astronomical."
RED BANK: ROAD SAFETY ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: On the council agenda: pressing state to install traffic signal on Riverside Avenue; pressing county for crosswalks on Shrewsbury Avenue.
FAIR HAVEN: SENDOFF FOR A TWO-WAR VET
FAIR HAVEN: Borough pauses to honor Ray Taylor, a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, who died last week at age 99.
RED BANK: FIRE DESTROYS DELI MART
RED BANK: Predawn fire destroys Town & Country Deli, second blaze on Shrewsbury Avenue in a month.
RED BANK: DENHOLTZ LOCKS UP KEY CORNER
RED BANK: Denholtz adds to downtown holdings and now owns two corners of a block seen as key to a 'Broad to the river' effort.
RED BANK: DENHOLTZ BUYS BUILDING & LOT
RED BANK: Extending its buying spree, Denholtz scoops up key sites at the south end of downtown, including a parking lot that cries out for development.
RED BANK: NO INJURIES IN YACHT BLAZE
RED BANK: No injuries as volunteer firefighters battled a yacht blaze in freezing conditions from a dock, Chief Nick Ferraro reports.
RED BANK: HOSPITAL ENVELOPED IN SMOKE
RED BANK: A fire reported to involve two boats docked at Irwin Marine blanketed Riverview Medical Center in smoke Thursday evening.
RED BANK: HPC REJECTS TWO PLANS, OKS ONE
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Commission rejects proposed facade makeovers at Dublin House Pub and Sally Boy's; approves a third.
RED BANK: YNGSTROM QUITS, CITING TOXICITY
RED BANK: Citing political divisiveness and "toxic rhetoric" about his recent marriage, Yngstrom quits council, setting up possible power shift.
FAIR HAVEN: FIRST-EVER APARTMENTS OKAYED
FAIR HAVEN: After hours of discussion about driveway and signage, planning board approves what would be the borough's first-ever multifamily development.
RED BANK: PRC SHRINKS PROPOSAL AGAIN
RED BANK: After meeting resistance, PRC returns to zoning board with a shrunken plan for residential units above Pazzo restaurant on West Front Street.
RED BANK: MAKEOVERS TO GET HPC REVIEWS
RED BANK: Buildings at two high-visibility corners would get makeovers under plans scheduled for review this week by the Historic Preservation Commission.
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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.