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FAIR HAVEN: TRAIL FUNDING SOUGHT
FAIR HAVEN: Council to hold public hearing Monday on "dusted off" proposal for new trail that would also aid with cost of cleaning up McCarter Pond.
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FAIR HAVEN: TOWN TO HAVE ITS DAY
FAIR HAVEN: Faces (and skies) will be colorfully painted as Fair Haven Day returns for a sixth annual edition this Saturday.
AN EARTH DAY ARMY AT FAIR HAVEN FIELDS
FAIR HAVEN: An Earth Day cleanup and planting initiative draws more than 60 volunteers to FH Fields.
FAIR HAVEN: EARTH DAY VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT
FAIR HAVEN: The borough seeks volunteers around the greater Green, for an Earth Day spruce-up of Fair Haven Fields.
FAIR HAVEN: TRUCKTOBERFEST AT LAST
FAIR HAVEN: After two rain postponements that delayed it by a month, Trucktoberfest finally made it to Fair Haven Fields Saturday. Check out our photos.
FAIR HAVEN: TRUCKTOBERFEST TRIES AGAIN
FAIR HAVEN: Strollo's Lighthouse is among the food trucks slated to anchor the previously rescheduled Trucktoberfest at Fair Haven Fields Saturday.
FAIR HAVEN: FOOD + FALL = TRUCKTOBERFEST
FAIR HAVEN: Oktoberfest meets field day as Fair Haven hosts its first-ever Trucktoberfest, featuring seven food trucks, three bands and more.
ON THE GREEN: FREE FILMS UNDER THE STARS
Quinton Aaron and Sandra Bullock star in a free Sunday night screening of ‘The Blind Side’ at Fair Haven Fields. Red Bank’s Movies in the Park lineup includes a JulyContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: FREE FILMS UNDER THE STARS"
RUMSON: CHURCH GOING TO THE DOGS
Pets and their human companions are welcome at a new animal-friendly worship service launched by St. George’s-by-the-River in Rumson last month. The service is held on the second Saturday ofContinue reading "RUMSON: CHURCH GOING TO THE DOGS"
RUMSON: IN COMMUNION WITH THE ANIMALS
Mass celebrants weren’t all equally attentive to Reverend Ophelia Laughlin at a pets-welcome worship at St. George’s-by-the-River in Rumson Saturday. About two dozen dogs, and a hamster named Hamstie, atContinue reading "RUMSON: IN COMMUNION WITH THE ANIMALS"
RUMSON: PETS WELCOME AT CHURCH SERVICE
Reverend Ophelia Laughlin blesses a dog at St. George’s-by-the-River’s annual St. Francis Day event last October. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Vatican mayContinue reading "RUMSON: PETS WELCOME AT CHURCH SERVICE"
FAIR HAVEN, RUMSON: ALL’S FAIR
St. George’s by the River in Rumson is the scene for Saturday’s Canterbury Fair, the annual celebration of friendship, family and summer that begins at 9 am.  While summer doesn’tContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN, RUMSON: ALL’S FAIR"
STARTING LINE FOR GIRLS ON THE RUN 5k
On Sunday, June 8, the Junior League of Monmouth County will present their first annual Girls on the Run 5K event in Fair Haven, as part of what’s being describedContinue reading "STARTING LINE FOR GIRLS ON THE RUN 5k"
WEEKEND: 60 MORE HOURS OF WINTER FUN
Above: A cast of local high school students brings A LITTLE SHAKESPEARE: AS YOU LIKE IT to young theatergoers at Two River…while below, Ms. Lauryn Hill appears to have cancelledContinue reading "WEEKEND: 60 MORE HOURS OF WINTER FUN"
FAIR HAVEN: ARBORCIDE AT NATURAL AREA
Nature enthusiasts want the borough to fund restoration of a mistakenly cleared-out area at the Fair Haven Fields Natural Area. Below, the affected site. (Photos by Dustin Racioppi; click toContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: ARBORCIDE AT NATURAL AREA"
OH DEER, THEY’RE EVERYWHERE…
A deer crosses a street in Shrewsbury at dusk last year. Fair Haven officials say they’re watching Shrewsbury’s effort to curtail its deer population. (Photo by Peter Lindner. Click toContinue reading "OH DEER, THEY’RE EVERYWHERE…"
PAPERWORK PUTS FAIR HAVEN PLANS ON HOLD
The River Road west streetscape is holding up a line of other projects in the borough. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Mike Halfacre, Fair Haven’sContinue reading "PAPERWORK PUTS FAIR HAVEN PLANS ON HOLD"
BUSY SPRING AHEAD FOR FAIR HAVEN
McCarter Park is among a number of properties in line for upgrades in Fair Haven. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI When, or if, we everContinue reading "BUSY SPRING AHEAD FOR FAIR HAVEN"
ROUGHING IT IN SHALLOW CENTER FIELD
Fair Haven Fields during last Friday night’s campout, organized by the borough parks and rec deparment. (Photos by Peter Lindner; click to enlarge) Several dozen Fair Havenites took part inContinue reading "ROUGHING IT IN SHALLOW CENTER FIELD"
BREAKING PLEDGE, HALFACRE SEEKS 2ND TERM
Can he leap his own pledge in a single bound? Mayor Mike Halfacre’s calf tattoo, bearing his initials and those of his wife and children. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTINContinue reading "BREAKING PLEDGE, HALFACRE SEEKS 2ND TERM"
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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.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
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.