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PIG SURVIVES BUTCHERING WINDS
A scrap was all that remained Tuesday of a banner promoting the recently concluded run of ‘Charlotte’s Web’ at the Two River Theater Company in Red Bank. The banner, strungContinue reading "PIG SURVIVES BUTCHERING WINDS"
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
TEMPORARY ROOF FIX DONE AT SUPERMARKET
A&P in Little Silver reopened early Friday afternoon after the building’s roof partially collapsed this week. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The A&P supermarket inContinue reading "TEMPORARY ROOF FIX DONE AT SUPERMARKET"
STELLA GRANDE
Stella, a golden retriever “from New Hampshire,” her owner notes, rests her chin on a snowbank outside the Starbucks on Broad Street in Red Bank Thursday morning. (Click to enlarge)
SINGLE-LANE REOPENING PLANNED
A towrig pulls a stranded car from the snow while utility crews work on the opposite side of West Front Street at 3:30p Wednesday. (Click to enlarge) A utility poleContinue reading "SINGLE-LANE REOPENING PLANNED"
RUMSON DONE AS SEA BRIGHT DIGS OUT
A snow plow on East River Road Monday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI While other towns continue trying to dig out from massive amounts ofContinue reading "RUMSON DONE AS SEA BRIGHT DIGS OUT"
On Monday, redbankgreen brought you photos taken on a walking tour of Red Bank shortly after the end of the paralyzing blizzard that walloped parts of the northeastern United StatesContinue reading "RED BANK SPUTTERS BACK TO A START"
PLOW STUCK ON RIVER STREET 24+ HOURS
Privately owned vehicles stranded in the weekend snowstorm aren’t the only ones hampering the street-clearing effort in Red Bank, it turns out. redbankgreen came across this municipal truck stuck inContinue reading "PLOW STUCK ON RIVER STREET 24+ HOURS"
As the wind and snow relented Monday morning, plows, shovels and snowblowers got heavy use in Fair Haven and Rumson. redbankgreen‘s Dustin Racioppi trudged through the streets to snap shotsContinue reading "AFTER THE STORM IN FAIR HAVEN & RUMSON"
In the aftermath of the blizzard, redbankgreen took a stroll around Red Bank Monday morning. Everywhere, it seemed, were stranded cars, shovel-toters, pre-plowed streets and balletic wisps of snow dancingContinue reading "A WALK AROUND RED BANK"
POLE DOWN ON WEST FRONT
Authorities left West Front Street open despite the presence of a fallen utility pole to maintain roadway access to Riverview Medical Center. Below, the aftermath of a train-versus-van accident atContinue reading "POLE DOWN ON WEST FRONT"
AND NOW, WE DIG OUT
Ready for battle, a man armed with a shovel braved the white-out conditions on Branch Avenue in Red Bank Sunday afternoon. (Click to enlarge) A blizzard that prompted a declarationContinue reading "AND NOW, WE DIG OUT"
ELEVENTH-HOUR REMEMBRANCE
At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Red Bank schoolchildren, elected officials and civic groups gathered at Red Bank’s war memorial on Monmouth Street toContinue reading "ELEVENTH-HOUR REMEMBRANCE"
The future of beachfront development in Sea Bright will stay in the hands of those who started making plans for it. Incumbent Republicans Brian Kelly and Peggy Bills thwarted aContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: GOP SURFS TO VICTORY"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Incumbent Republicans Joan DeVoe and Joe Hemphill maintained the status quo for Rumson by winning another election tonight, securing an all-Republican council. Democratic challengers Michael Steinhorn andContinue reading "RUMSON: SAME FACES"
Donald Burden, the sole candidate to replace Terel Cooperhouse as Shrewsbury Borough’s mayor, fended off 82 write-in votes — nearly eight percent of the total — for other candidates toContinue reading "SHREWSBURY: BURDEN OUTPOLLS WRITE-INS"
MIDDLETOWN: FULLY REPUBLICAN AGAIN
At Democratic headquarters tonight, the mood went from hopeful to somber as the Republicans won the township committee election. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI TheContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN: FULLY REPUBLICAN AGAIN"
Incumbent Republicans Robert Neff Jr. and Stuart Van Winkle ran unopposed for borough council in this yawner.
Mike Halfacre, who had previously vowed not to run for re-election but changed his mind after coming up short in his bid for the GOP nomination in the 12th congressionalContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: SECOND TERM FOR HALFACRE"
RED BANK: DEMS SWEEP
Red Bank Democrats celebrating at campaign headquarters on West Front Street Tuesday night. (Click to enlarge) Democratic incumbents Kathy Horgan and Sharon Lee coasted to victory in the Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMS SWEEP"
Earlier this month, redbankgreen emailed questionnaires to local candidates for public office in towns with contested elections on November 2. We began running the replies last Friday, starting with thoseContinue reading "CANDIDATE Q&As: RED BANK"
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
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: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.