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RED BANK: MAYOR’S WELLNESS WALK-OR-RIDE
RED BANK: Mayor's Wellness Initiative offers a fun day of biking and walking.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
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.
FAIR HAVEN: Brush disposal, bike lanes and police and public works facilities pack a busy agenda for Tuesday night's council session.
RED BANK: BIKING LANDSCAPER GETS ASSIST
RED BANK: GoFundMe campaign raises $3,600 to get biking landscaper Ricardo Paz back on the road. Not that he ever completely left it.
RED BANK: BIKING LANDSCAPER NEEDS WHEELS
RED BANK: Landscaper who hauls his equipment around by bike needs new set of wheels, so friends launch a Go Fund Me campaign to help.
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.
FAIR HAVEN: BIKE LANE DEBATE CONTINUES
FAIR HAVEN: Council debate over planned 'sharrow' markings through the River Road business district continues, with some cyclists opposed.
FAIR HAVEN: COUNCIL SPLITS ON BIKE PLAN
FAIR HAVEN: Bike-safety plan splits council over whether to paint 'sharrow' markings on River Road through the business district.
RED BANK: BIKE SHARE PLAN IN THE WORKS
RED BANK: Bike-share program is in the works following council authorization last week, and it could involve Fair Haven and Little Silver.
FAIR HAVEN: WALK & BIKE PLAN ON TABLE
FAIR HAVEN: The borough closing in on new walking-and-biking plan that officials say could serve as a blueprint for generations to come.
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: A pair of thieves stole a bike and a skateboard from a homeowner's porch on Thanksgiving morning, unaware they were seen on video.
FAIR HAVEN / RUMSON: BIKE LANES AWAIT
Both a bicyclist and an approaching a jogger appeared shy recently about using a new bike lane on the Little Silver side of Harding Road, seen here from Tower Hill in RedContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN / RUMSON: BIKE LANES AWAIT"
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"
An outpouring of support for cyclist Cole Porter, below, included a bicycle painted pink – his favorite color –and left at the scene of the accident that led to hisContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: FATAL CRASH CASE SETTLED"
RED BANK: HUNDREDS PEDAL OFF IN UNITY
Hundreds of cyclists from police departments across New Jersey headed down a misty Broad Street in Red Bank on the first leg of the annual Police Unity Tour Saturday morning.Continue reading "RED BANK: HUNDREDS PEDAL OFF IN UNITY"
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: LUCARELLI PUMPS FOR BIKE LANE
Mayor Ben Lucarelli heads to D.C. this week to sharpen his biker-and-pedestrian safety campaign. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Anyone who’s heard FairContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: LUCARELLI PUMPS FOR BIKE LANE"
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"
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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.