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RED BANK: FAMILY MOURNS MAN KILLED WALKING HOME FROM WORK
Frank Luna Santamaria was killed by a car while walking home from work. His family is raising money to pay for a funeral in Mexico. (click to read)
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RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN DIES FROM INJURIES
RED BANK: A 20-year-old borough man has died of injuries sustained when he was struck by a car last week, police said. (Click to read more.)
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN PARKLET PLAN GETS THUMBS UP
RED BANK: There will soon be a new outdoor place to chill downtown: a "parklet" at Monmouth and Broad Streets.
RED BANK: SPEED LIMIT RADAR SIGNS POSTED
RED BANK: New radar-equipped speed limit signs tell speeders to slow down on two borough streets – and thank law-abiders.
RED BANK: NEW PED-XINGS PLANNED
RED BANK: Council expected to advance plan for new crosswalks, and possible additional flashing signal, on Maple Avenue.
RED BANK: TOWN SEEKS SAFE ROUTES GRANT
RED BANK: Two intersections near primary school, and one at middle school, would get pedestrian improvements if grant comes through.
RED BANK: STREETSCAPE BEGINS LONG ROAD
RED BANK: Borough unveils concept plans for makeover of Shrewsbury Avenue to address notorious difficulties for pedestrians.
RED BANK: STREETSCAPE UP FOR COMMENT
RED BANK: Administration plans public input session for proposed safety and aesthetic upgrades to notoriously difficult Shrewsbury Avenue.
RED BANK: TRIAL BIKE LANES ASSESSED
RED BANK: Q&A with Councilwoman Facey-Blackwood on the temporary bike lanes set up for Porchfest, which appeared to draw hundreds of cyclists.
RED BANK: YOUR GUIDE TO PORCHFEST II
RED BANK: Who's playing when and where at Sunday's second annual Porchfest? We've got all 90+ acts and 25 stages in one clickable guide.
RED BANK: BIKE LANES SET FOR PORCHFEST
RED BANK: Second annual Porchfest to feature temporary bike lanes for safe flow of riders between some 25 stages featuring 90 acts.
RED BANK: A COOL, SUNNY CLASSIC 5K
RED BANK: Sunshine and cool temperatures set ideal stage for 1,100 participants in Saturdays's Classic 5K. We've got photos galore.
RED BANK: CLASSIC 5K TO TAKE NEW ROUTE
RED BANK: The Classic 5K returns Saturday with a new course, and possibly, rainfall.
LINCROFT: SHEEHAN TAKES BRONZE AT CBA
LINCROFT: Christian Brothers Academy dedicates statue to school co-founder and running advocate George Sheehan.
RED BANK: WALKING TOURS HIT THE BRICKS
RED BANK: Environmental Commission rolls out QR code-linked walking tours of town, plus a parklet for resting up from all that walking.
RED BANK: CLASSIC 5K BACK ON THE ROAD
RED BANK: After two-year hiatus, Classic 5K returns with nearly 1,100 runners, walkers, wheelchair racers, muscle flexers and jogglers.
RED BANK: Pedestrian stable after being struck by vehicle in front of Riverside Gardens Park Thursday night, says police chief.
FAIR HAVEN: NEW MAYOR FINDS COMPROMISE
FAIR HAVEN: Five days into the job, new mayor forges "compromise" in bid to preserve funding for a road project that appeared dead a week ago.
FAIR HAVEN: NEW MAYOR REVIVES ROAD PLAN
FAIR HAVEN: Mayor calls special council session in bid to save funding for road project that appeared dead earlier this week.
FAIR HAVEN: SIDEWALK PLAN HITS DEAD END
FAIR HAVEN: Measure to solicit bids for sidewalks and curbs in area neighbors consider bucolic fails, effectively knocking $350K grant off table.
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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.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.