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CAR CRACKS BUILDING
RED BANK: A medical office building on Maple Avenue was evacuated after a car struck it Thursday afternoon. Click for more.
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SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief Bobby Holiday.
RED BANK: DUCKLING RESCUED FROM SEWER
RED BANK: The best 90 seconds of video you'll see today: firefighters rescue duckling from 100-foot-long storm sewer pipe.
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: SELF-CLEANING OVEN PROMPTS ALARM
RED BANK: Firefighters find smoking, self-cleaning oven in uninhabited Manor Drive condo unit. (Click for details)
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Department responded at 5:20 a.m.  and putContinue reading "RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK"
RED BANK: PORTMAN PAINTS ROSY OUTLOOK
RED BANK: Mayor outlines plans for "amazing" makeover of Marine Park and other "long overdue" projects for 2024.
RED BANK: TWO FAMILIES DISPLACED BY FIRE
RED BANK: Two families were displaced from their homes by an apartment fire that killed two pets Wednesday morning.
RED BANK: WORKER EXTRICATED FROM BOAT
RED BANK: Marina worker extricated from boat in dry dock after getting stuck "from waist to head" in engine well.
RED BANK: FIRE DAMAGES APARTMENT
RED BANK: Smoky fire in third-floor unit briefly empties seven-story Colony House Apartments. No injuries reported, says Chief Hartman.
RED BANK: PORTMAN TAKES MAYOR’S SEAT
RED BANK: In debut as mayor, Portman pledges to "keep the ship running smoothly" as town embarks on big changes.
RED BANK: THIRD TIME AS CHIEF FOR HARTMAN
RED BANK: Hartman returning for third term as fire chief as department "recycles" ex-officers, with new generation nearing eligibility.
RED BANK: EARLY SPLIT AT REORGANIZATION
RED BANK: Amid calls for comity, three council members try but fail to derail selection of Triggiano to ceremonial post of council president.
RED BANK: WASTE IN GARAGE FUELS FIRE
RED BANK: No injuries reported after Red Bank volunteer firefighters cut through metal door to extinguish blaze in waste-filled garage early Monday.
RED BANK: RESCUE TRUCK ADDED TO FLEET
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters add a new, used vehicle to the fleet: a rescue/dive team truck being hailed as a bargain find.
RED BANK: SPRINKLER DOUSES UNIT FIRE
RED BANK: Potential tragedy averted as sprinkler system douses apartment fire in River Street Commons senior housing complex.
RED BANK: CAR STRIKES HOME
RED BANK: No injuries as car strikes home, narrowly missing gas meter.
RED BANK: REFLECTIONS ON SEPTEMBER 11
RED BANK: Mayor and eighth-grader offer reflections as about 100 gather in Riverside Gardens Park on 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
RED BANK: TWIN PUMPERS DELIVERED
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters take delivery of two new pumpers to replace apparatus at Westside Hose and Independent houses.
FAIR HAVEN: SEARCH LAUNCHED FOR KAYAKER
FAIR HAVEN: Authorities launch Navesink River hunt for kayaker reported missing in windy, choppy conditions. Status of search unclear.
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.