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FAIR HAVEN: STOLEN AUTO HITS CYCLIST
FAIR HAVEN: A cyclist was struck by a stolen vehicle during a police pursuit Tuesday morning, police said.
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RED BANK: BIKE LIGHT GIVEAWAY
RED BANK: Monmouth Reform Temple and borough police team up for another bike light giveaway and installation at train station.
FAIR HAVEN: ‘TRANSITION’ CUSTOM ROLLS ON
FAIR HAVEN: Pandemic aside, 'Transition Day' rolls on as new fourth-graders bike to their new school in a shower of cheers and confetti.
RED BANK: CYCLIST HIT ON MAPLE AVENUE
RED BANK: A borough man was hospitalized after he steered his bike into the path of a vehicle late Tuesday night, police said.
RED BANK: BIKE BLESSING, MUSIC & HOGS
RED BANK: Pilgrim Baptist hosts its sixth annual Community Unity & Bike Blessing Festival Saturday, a free event deaturing food, entertainment, and hogs.
RED BANK: BIKE SAFETY GIVEAWAY PLANNED
Cyclists can get a free bike lamp and helmet at the event. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Red Bank retailer Dean Ross, who spearheaded a bike lampContinue reading "RED BANK: BIKE SAFETY GIVEAWAY PLANNED"
In one of two Red Bank accidents involving bicyclists, a 14-year-old boy wound up in the emergency room Wednesday. According to police Chief Darren McConnell, the unidentified boy was travelingContinue reading "RED BANK: TWO CYCLISTS IN CAR ACCIDENTS"
RED BANK: BIKE LIGHT GIVEAWAY PLANNED
It’s a mitzvah for local cyclists, says the temple member who dreamed it up. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD In an effort toContinue reading "RED BANK: BIKE LIGHT GIVEAWAY PLANNED"
FAIR HAVEN: KOCH RECALLED WITH HUMOR
Pallbearers with the casket of Councilman Jerome Koch, below, who died Sunday. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Friends and family eulogized Fair HavenContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: KOCH RECALLED WITH HUMOR"
FAIR HAVEN: KOCH DIES FROM INJURIES
By JOHN T. WARD Fair Haven Councilman Jerome Koch died Sunday, one day after he was was critically injured in a bicycling accident on River Road. Borough police reported Koch’sContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: KOCH DIES FROM INJURIES"
FAIR HAVEN: KOCH CRITICAL AFTER CRASH
Councilman Jerome Koch speaking during a council meeting at the Knollwood School in November, 2011. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Fair Haven CouncilmanContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: KOCH CRITICAL AFTER CRASH"
‘EVERYTHING WAS RIGHT’ IN CYCLIST’S LIFE
Megan Porter at her Shrewsbury home earlier this month. Her husband, Cole, below, on the morning of his fatal accident. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD He was goingContinue reading "‘EVERYTHING WAS RIGHT’ IN CYCLIST’S LIFE"
RED BANK: BIKE AND CAR COLLIDE
Red Bank police with the victim’s bike following the Wednesday morning accident. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A 51-year-old bicyclist was taken to a hospital after a collisionContinue reading "RED BANK: BIKE AND CAR COLLIDE"
RED BANK: AFFORDABLE GIFTS AND GOODIES
What, she doesn’t have a wine purse? We can fix that. Read on. (Photos by Rebecca Desfosse. Click to enlarge) By REBECCA DESFOSSE Unsure of what gifts to buy thisContinue reading "RED BANK: AFFORDABLE GIFTS AND GOODIES"
BIKE SHOP PLANS WEST FRONT ROLLOUT
Jonathan Erdelyi takes a break from painting the interior of the Red Bicycle Studio, his new bike shop on West Front Street. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD MoreContinue reading "BIKE SHOP PLANS WEST FRONT ROLLOUT"
PED/BIKE RAMP PLANNED FOR NEW BRIDGE
Monmouth County Engineer Joe Ettore traces the path of the planned walkway, which continues off the proposed new bridge (in yellow) and up a series of ramps along the theContinue reading "PED/BIKE RAMP PLANNED FOR NEW BRIDGE"
BIKERS GET SAFETY MARKERS IN RED BANK
Borough workers painted the first of a series of “sharrows” on the new pavement on Chestnut Street Tuesday morning. (Photo by Stacie Fanelli. Click to enlarge) A push to makeContinue reading "BIKERS GET SAFETY MARKERS IN RED BANK"
BIKE & PED PLAN HITS THE STREETS
A “bike route network” map in the report details suggested locations for bike lanes, shared lanes, bike parking and more. Below, the cover page of the report. (Click to enlarge)Continue reading "BIKE & PED PLAN HITS THE STREETS"
RESIDENTS GIVE THEIR TWO CENTS ON SAFETY
Mary Lou Burden, right, shows transportation consultant Dave Cox a problem spot on a map. Below, comments compiled on a street map. (Click to enlarge) Mary Lou Burden knows theContinue reading "RESIDENTS GIVE THEIR TWO CENTS ON SAFETY"
TOUR FINDS ITS PLACE IN FAIR HAVEN
The riders were serious, no matter their level of experience. (Photos by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge) Last Sunday’s Tour de Fair Haven went a long way toward solidifying theContinue reading "TOUR FINDS ITS PLACE IN FAIR HAVEN"
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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.