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MORE FALLOUT FROM SICKLES COLLAPSE
The implosion of Sickles Market continued to echo with two bankruptcy filings, including one by the heir to the 116-year-old farm business.
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RED BANK: BOARD ATTORNEY LECKSTEIN DIES AT 81
RED BANK: Michael Leckstein, who served as planning board attorney here for 25 years – and in Little Silver for 50 – died Saturday.
THROWBACK: A SUPERSTAR’S FIRST GLIMMER
THROWBACK: This week in 1964, a photographer serendipitously captured a future pop superstar, Melanie, then a senior at Red Bank High School.
RED BANK: WAS SICKLES SUNK BY EXPANSION?
RED BANK: A failed expansion by Sickles Market to the Anderson building here may have torpedoed its 116-year-old Little Silver business.
LITTLE SILVER: SICKLES MARKET CLOSES
LITTLE SILVER: Four weeks after abruptly pulling the plug on its Red Bank expansion, 116-year-old Sickles Market here also has closed.
LITTLE SILVER: OUTAGE CLOSES RBR
LITTLE SILVER: Power outage prompts early dismissal and event cancellations at RBR as wind knocks hundreds offline.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR DREAMER GETS OVATION
LITTLE SILVER: The last time Madelyn Sanchez-Bera stood before the RBR board of Ed, she says she blacked out. Things were different Wednesday.
RED BANK: BOOSKERDOO STAYS PUT, AND EXPANDS
RED BANK: Though the Sickles store that surrounded it has shut down, Booskerdoo is staying put, and adding a kiosk at Sickles' main location, owner says.
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: DREAMER REFLECTS ON ADVERSITY
RED BANK: In a prizewinning essay, RBR Dreamer Madelyn Sanchez-Berra recounts the effort to save the club that nurtures her dreams.
RED BANK: POWER ISSUES
RED BANK: Transformer explosion causes brief outage at JCP&L facility; tree blown down in storm continues to block street.
RED BANK: STORM LARGELY SPARES BOROUGH
RED BANK: Two parked cars damaged, street closed by fallen tree, but otherwise storm that smacked Northeast spares borough.
RED BANK: POWERFUL STORM TO HIT REGION
RED BANK: Heavy, wind-driven rain is expected to soak the Greater Green starting Tuesday night as a powerful storm hits.
RED BANK: DOWNPOUR SOAKS REGION
RED BANK: Heavy rain drenched the region early Monday, flooding roads and leaving hundreds in the borough without electricity.
RED BANK: POWER OUTAGE REPORT
RED BANK: JCP&L/First Energy reporting 39 borough customers (out of 6,642) without electricity as of 6 a.m. due to overnight rain and wind.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR BOARD MEMBER INJURED
LITTLE SILVER: RBR board member winds up with black eye following fight between students at Asbury Park middle school where he works.
RED BANK: HISPANIC HERITAGE CELEBRATED
RED BANK: Kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month, council lauds "Dream 4" for rallying community around restoration of RBR Dreamers Club.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR DREAMERS REGAIN STATUS
LITTLE SILVER: Reversing vote that sparked community outrage, RBR board restores funding for a immigrants' advocacy student group.
LITTLE SILVER: DREAMERS FILE BIAS CLAIM
LITTLE SILVER: Dreamers Club at RBR files discrimination complaint; Moore says he's 'hopeful' board will reinstate club Monday night.
RED BANK: STIFLING HEAT IN FORECAST
RED BANK: National Weather Service issues heat advisory as "feels like" temperatures head to 102 in parts of Monmouth County.
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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.