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RED BANK: Police-worn body cams are coming, but state money will cover only about a third of the estimated cost, says Chief McConnell.
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RED BANK: PRESSED, ATTORNEY APOLOGIZES
RED BANK: Borough attorney apologizes for redirecting an audience member's video camera during council meeting.
RED BANK: ATTORNEY MAKES ISSUE OF CAMERA
RED BANK: A "bizarre" moment, followed by a heated exchange, as borough attorney redirects an audience member's video camera during council meeting.
RED BANK: NO BODY CAMERAS, FOR NOW
Body cameras are being tested by RBPD’s traffic unit, but Chief Darren McConnell said he’s holding off on adopting general usage. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "RED BANK: NO BODY CAMERAS, FOR NOW"
RED BANK: POLICE TO GET BODY CAMERAS
Borough police will get 20 body cameras under a grant. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank police will soon begin wearing body camerasContinue reading "RED BANK: POLICE TO GET BODY CAMERAS"
RUMSON: BLITHEWALD RAZED
Five months after a devastating fire, the Rumson mansion known as Blithewald was demolished Monday. The 132-year-old home, on Buena Vista Avenue, was undergoing extensive redecoration for use as a designer showcase forContinue reading "RUMSON: BLITHEWALD RAZED"
RUMSON: FIRE RULED AN ACCIDENT
Monday’s fire at the Rumson mansion known as Blithewald appears to have been accidental, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s office. Spokesman Charlie Webster told redbankgreen on Thursday that investigatorsContinue reading "RUMSON: FIRE RULED AN ACCIDENT"
Here’s a Sea Bright firefighter’s view, courtesy of a helmet-mounted camera, of Monday’s fire at the Rumson mansion known as Blithewald. A message on the Sea Bright Fire Rescue FacebookContinue reading "RUMSON: FIREFIGHTER’S VIEW OF BLAZE"
FAIR HAVEN: STARS IN ONE’S EARS
Celluloid earrings featuring James Dean are among the items included in the going-out-of-business sale at Nature’s Emporium. (Photo by Danielle Tepper. Click to enlarge) By DANIELLE TEPPER Welcome to WindowContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: STARS IN ONE’S EARS"
A volunteer Red Bank firefighter shot this video with a camera attached to his helmet during the blaze that destroyed a two-family house on Hudson Avenue in the early morningContinue reading "HELMETCAM VIDEO OF HUDSON AVENUE FIRE"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
A second clue to last week’s Where Have I Seen This? didn’t keep some fans of this feature from going a bit astray. One guessed it was taken at Prown’sContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
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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.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...