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FAIR HAVEN: MIXED-USE PLAN SCRUTINIZED
FAIR HAVEN: Though approval seems preordained, proposed mixed-use building gets three hours of close scrutiny by planning board.
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FAIR HAVEN: MULTIFAMILY PROJECT ON DECK
FAIR HAVEN: Borough's first multifamily project in modern times slated to go before planning board. M&M proposal calls for no variances.
FAIR HAVEN: CONSOLIDATION COMPLICATION?
FAIR HAVEN: The vacant Sunoco site has a new owner who wants to build 24 townhouses there, which could complicate an ambitious borough consolidation plan.
FAIR HAVEN: CURTAIN TO RISE ON BORO PLAN
FAIR HAVEN: Residents will get their first look Thursday at a concept plan for for a new borough hall and police station. Here's what to expect.
FAIR HAVEN: PLAN ELICITS VARIED CONCERNS
FAIR HAVEN: Residents pepper council with questions about ambitious plan for new borough hall, police station relocation, DPW changes and more.
FAIR HAVEN: NEW TOWN HALL PLANNED
FAIR HAVEN: Borough officials are eyeing a vacant River Road gas station for a new borough hall, the first move in a series of expected consolidations and land sales.
FAIR HAVEN: INVESTORS BANK PLAN STALLS
FAIR HAVEN: Driveways and a roof dome that "looks like a blister" doom bank plan.
FAIR HAVEN: BANK PLAN HEARINGS TO RESUME
FAIR HAVEN: After four months of silence, public hearings on a proposed bank are scheduled to resume Tuesday night.
FAIR HAVEN: Controversial proposal for bank branch postponed again.
FAIR HAVEN: SKEPTICISM OVER BANK PLAN
An architectural rendering of the bank, proposed for the former site of a Sunoco station.  (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.) By JOHN T. WARD Like a customerContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: SKEPTICISM OVER BANK PLAN"
FAIR HAVEN: BANK EYES SITE FOR DRIVE-THRU
After a four-year vacancy, the former site of a Sunoco station at River Road and Cedar Avenue in Fair Haven may be getting a new use: Investors Savings Bank hopes toContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: BANK EYES SITE FOR DRIVE-THRU"
FAIR HAVEN: WHAT RESIDENTS LIKE, OR DON’T
A survey found general satisfaction with the older, eastern business district, above. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD There are too many street lights onContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: WHAT RESIDENTS LIKE, OR DON’T"
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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.