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RED BANK: SALERNO PLAN TO GET VOTE?

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After three years of revisions and hearings, Michael Salerno’s proposal for 46 apartments in downtown Red Bank appears set for a vote by zoning board Thursday night.

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RED BANK: STILL NO VOTE ON SALERNO PLAN

Salerno attorney and former mayor Ed McKenna challenged testimony by a planner for the owner of the nearby Station Place apartments. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

hot topicA planner who testified against variances for 46 apartments in downtown Red Bank got a tongue-lashing from former mayor Ed McKenna Thursday night.

The planner’s attorney termed McKenna’s aggressive approach a “preposterous rant.”

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RED BANK: APARTMENTS WIN BOARD OK

The vacant onetime home of Big Man’s West and the office building at left would be razed to make way for the development, shown in the illustration below. (Photo by John T. Ward. Rendering by SOME Architects. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

A plan for 45 apartments on the Red Bank site of a nightclub once owned by saxophonist Clarence Clemons won borough variances to proceed Thursday night.

Developer Michael Salerno told redbankgreen he’s planning to call the project The Sax, in honor of Bruce Springsteen’s late sideman.

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RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN BACK AGAIN


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After three years of review and changes, a proposal for 45 new apartments on Monmouth Street in Red Bank is on the zoning board agenda yet again Thursday night.

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RED BANK: APARTMENTS ON AGENDA, AGAIN

hot topic red bank njAfter three years of review and changes, a proposal for 45 new apartments on Monmouth Street in Red Bank may get an up-or-down vote by the zoning board Thursday night.

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RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN INCHES AHEAD

The house at the northwest corner of Oakland and Pearl Streets would be refurbished for rental as an affordable unit, if approved. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

hot topic red bank njThe developer of a proposed 45-apartment project in Red Bank would satisfy part of his affordable housing obligation by restoring a house previously targeted for demolition, representatives told the zoning board Thursday night.

It’s the latest change to a plan that’s been inching its way through the review process for nearly three years.

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RED BANK: DEVELOPMENT REVIEW TO RESUME

An elevation showing the Monmouth Street side of Michael Salerno’s proposed mixed-used project, looking west. (Rendering by SOME Architects. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

hot topic red bank njA Red Bank development first proposed in late 2019 is scheduled to return to the zoning board Thursday night.

Also on the agenda: an appeal by the Dublin House Pub. More →

RED BANK: APARTMENT REVIEW RESUMES

An elevation showing the Monmouth Street side of the proposed mixed-used project, looking eastward. (Rendering by SOME Architects. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

hot topic red bank njStalled for more than two years, hearings on a proposal for four stories of new apartments and shops on Monmouth Street resumed in Red Bank Thursday night.

Among early subjects of concern were plans to raze two homes for parking, and the impacts on adjoining properties.

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RED BANK: APARTMENT REVIEW TO RESUME

An elevation showing the Monmouth Street side of the proposed mixed-used project. (Rendering by SOME Architects. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

hot topic red bank njMore than two years after the developer hit the pause button, the Red Bank zoning board’s review of a plan for apartments on Monmouth Street is slated to resume next week.

The proposal is listed at the end of a packed agenda that includes a clinic expansion, a new medical office and requests for commercial signage.

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RED BANK: NEW PLAN FOR CORNER SITE

A view of the proposed project as seen looking northwest from Monmouth and Pearl streets. Below, a 2011 view of the property, a onetime Sinclair gas station. (Image by S.O.M.E. Architects. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

A dozen years after a never-built project won approval, another developer also hopes to revive an idle Red Bank corner with apartments and stores.

The site, at Monmouth and Pearl streets, is just yards away from two other pending apartment-development proposals.

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RED BANK: APARTMENT REVIEW BEGINS

red bank 121 monmouth stAn elevation showing the Monmouth Street side of the proposed Salerno project. (Rendering by SOME Architects. Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

[UPDATE: The February 20 hearing for this project has been rescheduled at applicant’s request. No new date yet.]

By JOHN T. WARD

A proposed 59-unit apartment project should be allowed to exceed Red Bank’s height and density limits based on the objectives of the borough’s master plan, its architect testified Thursday night.

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RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN UP FOR REVIEW

red bank 121 monmouth streetA rendering of the Monmouth Street side of the project proposed for the Monmouth Street site, below. (Rendering by SOME Architects. Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

red bank 121 monmouth streetOn the Red Bank zoning board’s agenda Thursday night: a 59-unit apartment project proposed for the onetime site of Clarence ClemonsBig Man’s West rock venue.

Also up for review: a restaurant instead of a laundromat on Shrewsbury Avenue.

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RED BANK: APARTMENTS AND STORES PLANNED

The project would replace an empty Shrewsbury Avenue office and retail building, as well as the house at far right on Drs. James Parker Boulevard. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

A busy intersection on Shrewsbury Avenue in Red Bank would get 16 apartments and several retail businesses if a development plan up for consideration wins approval.

The project comes with its own underground parking, according to plans filed with the borough.

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RED BANK: WRECKING BALL FOR BIG MAN’S?

red bank 129 monmouth st big man's westThe onetime home of Big Man’s West would be razed accommodate a proposed apartment building. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

hot topic red bank njPlans for a proposed 62-unit apartment project in Red Bank call for razing a building that holds a place in rock ‘n roll history: the former Big Man’s West, a concert venue owned by late saxophonist Clarence Clemons.

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RED BANK: APARTMENT PROJECTS PLANNED

red bank 121 monmouth street A rendering of the Monmouth Street side of the project proposed by Michael Salerno. (Rendering by SOME Architects. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

hot topic red bank njSixty-nine new apartments would be built on the edge of downtown Red Bank if two projects pending before the planning and zoning boards  win approval.

One would replace a building that holds a place in rock ‘n roll history as the home of Big Man’s West, a club owned by late saxophonist Clarence Clemons.

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LITTLE SILVER: CRIMES AND ARRESTS

The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Little Silver Police Department for August, September and October, 2020. This information is unedited. For additional information, please scroll to the bottom of this post.

August 3- Bradley Chaney, 31, of Belford, NJ, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Willow Dr. for an active Contempt of Court warrant out of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. P.O. Jack Massaro made the arrest.

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LITTLE SILVER: CRIMES AND ARRESTS

2017_authorities_cherrytop_ls3Crime and arrest reports for the months of July and August, 2017, as provided by the Little Silver Police Department. This report is published unedited. For additional information, please scroll to the bottom of this post.

July 5– Jacob Canterbury, 25, of Freehold, NJ, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Silverside Ave. for Driving While Intoxicated. P.O. Scott Lorenson made the arrest.

July 5– A resident from Fox Hill Dr. reported Identity Theft after discovering that an unknown subject(s) opened up a fraudulent Dish Network cable account in the resident’s name. Sgt. Martin Scherzinger and Det. Sgt. Greg Oliva investigated.

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LITTLE SILVER: CRIMES AND ARRESTS

2017_authorities_cherrytop_ls3Crime and arrest reports for the month of January, 2017, as provided by the Little Silver Police Department. This report is published unedited. For additional information, please scroll to the bottom of this post.

January 3– A victim from Ridge Rd. reported Theft after discovering that their cell phone had been stolen sometime throughout the day. P.O. Robert Chenoweth investigated.

January 6– Rudy Estrada-Alburez, 47, of Ellicott City, MD, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Rumson Rd. for an active Contempt of Court warrant out of the Ridgefield Municipal Court. P.O. Taylor Doremus made the arrest.

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LITTLE SILVER: CRIMES AND ARRESTS

Crime and arrest reports, unedited, for the month of September, 2016, as provided by the Little Silver Police Department. For additional information, please scroll to the bottom of this post.

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September 5- Pablo Baltazar, 21, of Ridgewood, NY, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Branch Ave. for an active Contempt of Court warrant out of the Sayreville Municipal Court in the amount of $500.00. P.O. Taylor Doremus made the arrest.

September 5- A resident from Woodland St. reported a Theft after a known subject stole a bicycle from the front yard. P.O. Frank Salerno investigated.

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LITTLE SILVER: RECENT CRIMES AND ARRESTS

AUTHORITIES_LS-2016-v2Recent crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Little Silver Police Department.

January 4– A resident from Hickory Ln. reported Identity Theft after discovering that an unknown person(s) attempted to open credit card accounts in their name. P.O. Michael Lahey investigated.

January 6– A resident from Laurel Dr. reported Theft after discovering that an unknown person(s) stole cash from their wallet that was accidentally dropped in the CVS Pharmacy parking lot. P.O. Peter Giblin investigated.

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LITTLE SILVER: THREE DWI ARRESTS REPORTED

Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Little Silver Police Department for the month of January, 2014.

AUTHORITIES_LS2-2014January 1– Markies Wells, 28, of Red Bank, NJ, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Seven Bridges Rd. for an active Contempt of Court warrant out of the Ocean Township Municipal Court. P.O. Eric Van Schaack made the arrest.

January 6– A business owner from Oceanport Ave. reported Bad Checks after receiving a check from a customer that had insufficient funds. Sgt. Martin Scherzinger investigated.

January 8– A resident from North Lovett Ave. reported Fraud/Theft by Deception after receiving a phone call from a bogus business and made on-line payments to this company. P.O. Joseph Glynn, Jr. and Det. Greg Oliva investigated.

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LITTLE SILVER ARRESTS RED BANK MAN TWICE

Activity reports, unedited, for the month of July, 2013, as provided by the Little Silver Police Department.

call-in-the-authoritiesJuly 2– Michael Offen, 57, of Middletown, NJ, was arrested on Hickory Ln. for an active Non-Support warrant out of the Monmouth County Superior Court. Sgt. Paul Halpin made the arrest.

July 3– A resident from Mitchel Pl. reported Burglary after discovering that an unknown subject(s) smashed out the window to their vehicle and stole cash that was inside. This incident occurred during the early morning hours. P.O. Frank Salerno and Det. Greg Oliva investigated.

July 4– Ryan Guttormsen, 25, of Middletown, NJ, was arrested following an investigation on Edgewood Ave. for Disorderly Conduct. P.O. Peter Giblin made the arrest.

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LITTLE SILVER COPS ARREST THREE FOR DWI

Recent activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Little Silver Police Department.

call-in-the-authoritiesJune 1– Siegfried Pham-Jackel, 19, of Little Silver, NJ, and Katherine Kustera, 20, of Rumson, NJ, were both arrested following an investigation on Mitchell Pl. for Possession of Alcohol Underage. P.O. Eric Van Schaack made the arrest.

June 2– John Lynch, 63, of Monmouth Beach, NJ, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Silverside Ave. for Driving While Intoxicated. P.O. Eric Van Schaack made the arrest.

June 3– A Credit Card Fraud was reported at the Walgreen’s on Prospect Ave. after a subject attempted to purchase items with a stolen credit card. The subject fled the scene prior to police arrival. P.O. Andrew Smith and Det. Greg Oliva investigated.

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