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RUMSON: STADIUM SECURITY BOOSTED
RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN: New restrictions on what can be brought into Borden Stadium go into effect following last weekend's metro-area bomb spree.
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RUMSON: BATCHLER RESIGNS AS RFH TEACHER
RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN: Former football coach Bryan Batchler, who lost his job under cloudy circumstances, resigns as RFH teacher.
RUMSON: RFH CELLPHONE POLICY CHALLENGED
RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN: Students say crackdown on cellphone use is overreaction to one taking 'upskirt' videos of females in stairwells.
RUMSON: BATCHLER BACKERS DEMAND ACTION
RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN: Ousted football coach Bryan Batchler wants a public airing as the school moves to strip him of tenure.
RUMSON: BATCHLER WON’T BE PROSECUTED
Former R-FH head football coach Bryan Batchler. (Photo courtesy of Shore Sports Zone. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Ousted Rumson-Fair Haven football coach Bryan Batchler has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing forContinue reading "RUMSON: BATCHLER WON’T BE PROSECUTED"
RUMSON: SCHULTE NAMED BULLDOGS COACH
New head football coach Jerry Schulte at Tuesday’s R-FH board of ed meeting, where his appointment was approved. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) [Correction: This post has been updatedContinue reading "RUMSON: SCHULTE NAMED BULLDOGS COACH"
RUMSON: BATCHLER CUT AS FOOTBALL COACH
Former Rumson-Fair Haven Regional head football coach Bryan Batchler led the team to its third straight state sectional football championship in December. (Image courtesy of Shore Sports Zone) By JOHN T. WARD SixContinue reading "RUMSON: BATCHLER CUT AS FOOTBALL COACH"
RUMSON: R-FH FOOTBALL COACH PUT ON LEAVE
Rumson-Fair Haven Regional Coach Bryan Batchler celebrates with his team after they won their third straight state sectional football championship earlier this month. (Image courtesy of Shore Sports Zone) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RUMSON: R-FH FOOTBALL COACH PUT ON LEAVE"
R-FH ENDS RBR’S DREAM WITH THIRD TITLE
Quarterback Michael O’Connor, above, led Rumson-Fair Haven Regional to its third straight state football championship as the Bulldogs ended Red Bank Regional’s undefeated string 21-0 at Rutgers in Piscataway Saturday night.Continue reading "R-FH ENDS RBR’S DREAM WITH THIRD TITLE"
Defense carried the day as Rumson-Fair Haven Regional defeated Red Bank Regional 21-0 for the NJSIAA Central Group 3 championship at Rutgers in Piscataway Saturday night. On the offensive side,Continue reading "WITH THIRD TITLE, R-FH ENDS RBR’S DREAM"
ON THE GREEN: MAYORS HAVE FUR IN THIS ONE
At stake: the dignity of at least two area mayors. (Click to enlarge) The Battle of Ridge Road will pit maroon against purple in a high-stakes football game between RedContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: MAYORS HAVE FUR IN THIS ONE"
Undefeated Red Bank Regional continued its winning ways on Thursday, taking its traditional Thanksgiving Day game at home against Long Branch, 35-12. Alim Godsey and Sadiq Palmer had two two touchdownsContinue reading "BUCS STILL PERFECT; BULLDOGS STOPPED"
LITTLE SILVER: RBR WARNS OF BOOZE & DRUGS
RBR quarterback Jack Navitsky on the run against Colts Neck in a home game in September. (Photo courtesy of Shore Sports Zone) By JOHN T. WARD Heading into a championshipContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: RBR WARNS OF BOOZE & DRUGS"
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NOT SO SCARY
Twenty times? Fifty times? How many times did we drive by this home on the corner of River Street and Shrewsbury and do a double take before ...
LOCAL 9 TAKE TROPHY
After a long hot two days of baseball, the Red Bank area-based Jersey Shore Raiders emerged as champions of the United States Amateur Baseba ...
RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
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.