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RED BANK: ROBBERY, ARSON CHARGED
RED BANK: Borough man arrested on charges he set three fires here and robbed a Little Silver pharmacy in a 12-hour spree earlier this week.
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A Fair Haven volunteer firefighter was arrested and charged with arson Saturday, the Monmouth County Prosecutor announced Sunday evening. Nicholas Joyce, 19, was alleged to have set a fire toContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: FIREFIGHTER HELD FOR ARSON"
A 70-year-old Red Bank man was indicted for an arson spree in which he’s alleged to have started four fires in less than an hour last July, according to aContinue reading "RED BANK: SENIOR INDICTED FOR ARSON"
A 70-year-old Red Bank man was arrested for an arson spree in which he started four fires in less than an hour last Friday, police alleged. Gabriel Ramos, of SouthContinue reading "RED BANK: MAN ARRESTED AS FIRE BUG"
RED BANK: BURNED BOAT CLEARED FROM RIVER
The burned hull of the Fiddler at low tide last Thursday. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The icebound boat that went up inContinue reading "RED BANK: BURNED BOAT CLEARED FROM RIVER"
RED BANK: OWNERS CALL BOAT FIRE ARSON
The charred outline of the Fiddler lies surrounded by ice in the Navesink River off Maple Cove in Red Bank Tuesday morning. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK: OWNERS CALL BOAT FIRE ARSON"
RED BANK: NOT MUCH LEFT OF BOAT TO PROBE
“Not much of evidentiary value” remains of the icebound boat that burned on the Navesink off Red Bank early Wednesday, State Police spokeswoman Trooper Irina Spies said Thursday. “It burnedContinue reading "RED BANK: NOT MUCH LEFT OF BOAT TO PROBE"
RED BANK: WAS THE FIDDLER TORCHED?
The Fiddler last month, above, and during Wednesday’s fire, below, as seen from Maple Cove. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.) By JOHN T. WARD Did one orContinue reading "RED BANK: WAS THE FIDDLER TORCHED?"
BUSY WEEK FOR MIDDLETOWN POLICE
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Capping a busy week in Middletown, police reported an array of arrests for offenses including hard-drug sales, car break-ins and a slew of St. Patty’s Day disorderlies.Continue reading "BUSY WEEK FOR MIDDLETOWN POLICE"
COPS SAY TENANT FACING EVICTION SET FIRE
A 31-year-old Middletown man was arrested for setting fire to a Harmony Road home Wednesday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI After being told he wasContinue reading "COPS SAY TENANT FACING EVICTION SET FIRE"
M’TOWN POLICE NAB MAN WITH EXPLOSIVES
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A 28-year-old man was arrested last night after police found him hiding outside a Port Monmouth home with an explosive device, Middletown police said. Zachary Sullivan, whoContinue reading "M’TOWN POLICE NAB MAN WITH EXPLOSIVES"
A beach club cabana fire resulted in a brief closure of Route 36 in Sea Bright Wednesday night, according to a report by the political blog MoreMonmouthMusings. The blaze, atContinue reading "POSSIBLE ARSON SEEN IN SEA BRIGHT FIRE"
Red Bank police took four minors into custody Sunday following a fire in the garage of a vacant Bank Street house on Sunday. In a press release issued this afternoon,Continue reading "POLICE NAB FOUR JUVENILES FOR GARAGE FIRE"
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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.