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LINCROFT: SHEEHAN TAKES BRONZE AT CBA
LINCROFT: Christian Brothers Academy dedicates statue to school co-founder and running advocate George Sheehan.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
LINCROFT: CBA PLANS SHEEHAN EVENT
LINCROFT: Christian Brothers Academy to host Dr. George Sheehan track event to kick off $1.2 million capital drive for new track & field complex.
RED BANK: SHEEHAN RACE LEAVING TOWN
Runners cooling down on Broad Street after last year’s race. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank, it seems, has hosted its final George Sheehan Classic, the road race named forContinue reading "RED BANK: SHEEHAN RACE LEAVING TOWN"
RED BANK: SHEEHAN CLASSIC RACE TURNS 21
Runners leave the starting line at the 2013 Sheehan Classic event in Red Bank. The 21st annual race weekend expo returns to town on Friday and Saturday, June 13 andContinue reading "RED BANK: SHEEHAN CLASSIC RACE TURNS 21"
Nearly 1,400 runners made fast work of the 20th annual George Sheehan Classic in Red Bank on Saturday before heading down to Marine Park for a traditional post-race celebration. TheContinue reading "SHEEHAN AT 20: AS FAST AND FUN AS EVER"
Thirteen hundred runners and walkers finished the 19th annual running of the George Sheehan Classic in Red Bank and Little Silver under sunny skies and mild temperatures Saturday morning. ItContinue reading "A SHORTER, SWIFTER SHEEHAN"
SHEEHAN CLASSIC TO CUT IT SHORT
Race organizers are shooting for a record post-race breakdown, thanks to a shortening of the race distance from five miles to five kilometers, below.  (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "SHEEHAN CLASSIC TO CUT IT SHORT"
SHEEHAN RACE SHORTENED TO 5K
Runners turn a corner last year in Fair Haven, which will no longer be part of the race course. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD For George Sheehan ClassicContinue reading "SHEEHAN RACE SHORTENED TO 5K"
DOC SHEEHAN RETURNS FOR ANNUAL CHECKUP
The finish line at the 2009 George Sheehan Classic, and this year’s course, below. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI If there’s one thing Red Bank won’t be short onContinue reading "DOC SHEEHAN RETURNS FOR ANNUAL CHECKUP"
All evidence of this year's race was gone from Broad Street by 10:35a. It's a rite of winter. The organizers of the George Sheehan Classic ask the Red Bank Council to green-light its annual five-mile race and related activities downtown....
Scenes from the 15th running of the George Sheehan Classic in downtown Red Bank Saturday. Click thumbnails to enlarge. Race results are here. Email this story
The last pieces of the race timing equipment being dismantled at 10:15a; race director Phil Hinck, right. It may not be entirely disruption-free. There was, for example, the matter of the woman in labor attempting to reach Riverview Medical Center...
redbankgreen called George Sheehan Jr. a couple of Saturdays ago to find out what he was up to. First words out of his mouth: “I’m in my underwear getting ready to change into my shorts for a run.” Well, thanks...
RED BANK: NEW ‘CLASSIC’ SPRINGS TO LIFE
RED BANK: New Red Bank Classic 5K road race springs to life as more than 1,000 runners compete under cloudless skies Saturday.
RED BANK: NEW ‘CLASSIC’ 5K SET TO RUN
RED BANK: Business alliance brings back 5k 'classic' race, but keeps it in town. Here's your FAQ on the course, parking, events, history and more.
RED BANK: CALLING COUCH POTATOS…
The George Sheehan Classic may have left town, but Red Bank residents looking to ease into a trot, or even a run, after a sedentary winter will get their chance inContinue reading "RED BANK: CALLING COUCH POTATOS…"
RED BANK: BRINGING THE FOOT TRAFFIC
The race is on once more as the 22nd annual Sheehan Classic returns to the streets of Red Bank Saturday morning. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) RedContinue reading "RED BANK: BRINGING THE FOOT TRAFFIC"
RUMSON: SHINING LIGHT ON LUMINARIES PAST
Roberta Van Anda in her Rumson study, above, and her newly published book, below. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Roberta Van Anda isContinue reading "RUMSON: SHINING LIGHT ON LUMINARIES PAST"
FAIR HAVEN, RUMSON: ALL’S FAIR
St. George’s by the River in Rumson is the scene for Saturday’s Canterbury Fair, the annual celebration of friendship, family and summer that begins at 9 am.  While summer doesn’tContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN, RUMSON: ALL’S FAIR"
RED BANK: PUTTING TEDx INTO PLAY AGAIN
The wisdom of the late Red Bank physician and international running philosopher Dr. George Sheehan is channeled by his son Timothy Sheehan (inset), in a TEDx Navesink presentation Saturday atContinue reading "RED BANK: PUTTING TEDx INTO PLAY AGAIN"
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RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
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.