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VIDEO: MONMOUTH BOAT CLUB PLANS TO GO HIGHER
Video: The Monmouth Boat Club has stood on the banks of the Navesink River in Red Bank for 145-years. But the pilings that hold it up are rotting away. A plan is being hatched to lift the historic structure and build a higher foundation. (Click to read/watch)
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RUGBY AND TRADITION AT THE WILDE ROVER
Ever wonder what goes on in Red Bank's coolest and most secret bar? Here's a video look at the Wilde Rover, home to the Monmouth Rugby Football Club.
RED BANK: BEHIND AN EPIC APRIL FOOLS PRANK
RED BANK: Thousands watched the video and fell for it. Seventeen people tried to sign up. The story and people behind the "Self Service University" April Fools prank.
RED BANK: Police-worn body cams are coming, but state money will cover only about a third of the estimated cost, says Chief McConnell.
RED BANK: PRESSED, ATTORNEY APOLOGIZES
RED BANK: Borough attorney apologizes for redirecting an audience member's video camera during council meeting.
RED BANK: ATTORNEY MAKES ISSUE OF CAMERA
RED BANK: A "bizarre" moment, followed by a heated exchange, as borough attorney redirects an audience member's video camera during council meeting.
MIDDLETOWN: Taylor Tote releases new song inspired by six-year-old cancer survivor. All proceeds benefit childhood cancer research. Video.
RED BANK: NO BODY CAMERAS, FOR NOW
Body cameras are being tested by RBPD’s traffic unit, but Chief Darren McConnell said he’s holding off on adopting general usage. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "RED BANK: NO BODY CAMERAS, FOR NOW"
Check out this powerful video created by Red Bank Regional students on the dangers of distracted driving.
RED BANK: POLICE TO GET BODY CAMERAS
Borough police will get 20 body cameras under a grant. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank police will soon begin wearing body camerasContinue reading "RED BANK: POLICE TO GET BODY CAMERAS"
FAIR HAVEN: TEACHER REINSTATED
At a packed meeting, above, the board of ed voted to reinstate teacher Basil Henning, below. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Fair Haven’sContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: TEACHER REINSTATED"
FAIR HAVEN: TEACHER PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE
FAIR HAVEN: A middle-school teacher here has been placed on administrative leave following a complaint over satirical web videos in which he appeared.
Katie Corr, a hair stylist at Glen Goldbaum 72 in Red Bank, was “very young” when she started to do hair, but still loves it, she says – “especially whenContinue reading "CLIPPINGS: LITERALLY!"
CLIPPINGS: THIS ONE BAKES THE CAKE
Gina Roselle-Broschart’s first love was gymnastics. Later, she studied nutrition at Rutgers, and then attended Culinary Institute of America to become a pastry chef. Today, Roselle-Broschart’s specialty is cake decorating. Here,Continue reading "CLIPPINGS: THIS ONE BAKES THE CAKE"
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ARREST VIDEO POSTED
Councilman Ed Zipprich, left, at Democratic HQ on election night in 2007. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A video showing Red Bank CouncilmanContinue reading "RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ARREST VIDEO POSTED"
CLIPPINGS: POTTER AT WORK
“In this chaotic world, making pottery provides balance for me,” says Red Bank potter Lauren Bellero, featured in the video below. Bellero creates unique wheel-thrown and hand-built functional and decorativeContinue reading "CLIPPINGS: POTTER AT WORK"
An online auction of images by rock photographer Mark Weiss of Rumson begins Wednesday to benefit Lunch Break, the Red Bank soup kitchen. The auction, which includes images of TedContinue reading "CLIPPINGS: POSTER BOY FOR LUNCH BREAK"
Clippings took in some kitesurfing activity on the bay side of Sandy Hook recently. Intrigued by non-motorized watersports? The New Jersey Windsurfing and Watersports Association will host its annual funContinue reading "CLIPPINGS: GETTING SOME AIR ON THE BAY"
redbankgreen SPORTS PAGE POWERS UP
redbankgreen is pleased to introduce a new page. Headed “redbankgreen Sports powered by Shore Sports Zone,” it’s where you’ll find local sports news, much of it in the form ofContinue reading "redbankgreen SPORTS PAGE POWERS UP"
It’s not just about the food, of course – though you should check out PieHole’s story on THAT, too. For kids, and kids at heart, the Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair offersContinue reading "CLIPPINGS: FAIRLY DELIGHTFUL"
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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.