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RED BANK: Police arrest Montgomery Terrace apartments resident on drug and weapons charges.
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RED BANK: DRUG OVERDOSE CASES SOARING
RED BANK: Borough police are "constantly" answering drug overdose calls these days, chief says as county prosecutor releases data showing OD deaths soaring.
Red Bank police arrested a borough man on drug and weapons charges, Chief Darren McConnell said in a prepared statement issued Friday afternoon. Here’s the full text:
A Red Bank man faces gun- and drug possession charges after a family dispute at the Montgomery Terrace apartments Tuesday morning, police Chief Darren McConnell tells redbankgreen. Officers responding to theContinue reading "RED BANK: GUN REPORT LEADS TO ARREST"
Rumson officials said they learned that Oxford House had created the recovery home at 61 South Ward Avenue only after a resident’s death there. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RUMSON: MAN INDICTED IN OVERDOSE DEATH"
FAIR HAVEN: $8,000 WATCH REPORTED STOLEN
Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Fair Haven Police Department for the period of January 1 to January 31, 2015. 1/1/15 A resident of Oxford Ave., reportedContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: $8,000 WATCH REPORTED STOLEN"
The overdose death of an Oxford House resident has resulted in charges against a man described by authorities as an acquaintance.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RUMSON: MAN CHARGED IN OXFORD O.D."
RBR SPOTLIGHTS HEROIN EPIDEMIC
Recovering drug addict Dave Dolan, right, spoke of his rapid descent from model student to heroin user during a forum on teen substance abuse that attracted dozens of parents andContinue reading "RBR SPOTLIGHTS HEROIN EPIDEMIC"
RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE FILES FEDERAL SUIT
Oxford House says in a court filing that the group home at 61 South Ward Avenue is getting new residents. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE FILES FEDERAL SUIT"
RUMSON: ALL QUIET AT OXFORD HOUSE
The manager of Oxford Houses for New Jersey says the Rumson group home is still occupied, but declines to say if there’s a proctor on site. (Photo by John T.Continue reading "RUMSON: ALL QUIET AT OXFORD HOUSE"
The house at 61 South Ward Avenue has been occupied by Oxford House since August. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Officials overseeing Rumson’sContinue reading "RUMSON: OXFORD WAS TO GO FEMALE"
By JOHN T. WARD Rumson officials have launched an effort to evict the residents of an addiction-recovery house following what Mayor John Ekdahl called an apparent drug overdose there earlyContinue reading "RUMSON: APPARENT OD SPARKS LEGAL ACTION"
RUMSON: EMERGENCY REPORTED AT OXFORD
Oxford House on South Ward Avenue at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A medical emergency at Oxford House, theContinue reading "RUMSON: EMERGENCY REPORTED AT OXFORD"
RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE REACHES OUT
“Not the best mix” of residents formed the initial population at the Oxford House when it opened in Rumson in August, a facility official told neighbors Tuesday night. One ofContinue reading "RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE REACHES OUT"
RUMSON: WRITE-IN DRIVE HEATS UP ELECTION
A write-in campaign for two candidates billing themselves as the Rumson Family ticket emerged in the wake of the Oxford House controversy last month. Below, Tim McCooey at the OctoberContinue reading "RUMSON: WRITE-IN DRIVE HEATS UP ELECTION"
RUMSON: OXFORD REHAB HOUSE SPARKS IRE
An overflow crowd jammed Rumson’s council chambers to air concerns about an addiction recovery house in town. Below, Barbara Russell returns to her seat after speaking with borough Attorney MartyContinue reading "RUMSON: OXFORD REHAB HOUSE SPARKS IRE"
RUMSON: REHAB HOUSE FOCUS OF COMPLAINTS
The Rumson house where a man was found dead of a suspected drug overdose Sunday quietly became an addiction recovery residence in August, neighbors say. (Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RUMSON: REHAB HOUSE FOCUS OF COMPLAINTS"
RUMSON: REHAB HOUSE DEATH INVESTIGATED
The death of a person found at a Rumson residence Sunday is under investigation, police Chief Scott Paterson tells redbankgreen. Kin of the deceased haven’t been notified, so he’s unableContinue reading "RUMSON: REHAB HOUSE DEATH INVESTIGATED"
Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of August 24 to August 30, 2013. •Arrests Timothy Telymonde, male age 47 of CliffwoodContinue reading "SHREWSBURY POLICE ARREST THREE"
Recent activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Middletown Township Police Department. • James Rice, age 22, from Creek Road in Hazlet, NJ, arrested on April 1, 2012 by PatrolmanContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN: CONTEMPT AND POSSESSION"
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.