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RED BANK: LIBERTY HOSE CAR SHOW
RED BANK: Liberty Hose Classic Car Show returns to White Street for its 22nd annual edition with a dazzling array of motor vehicles.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: A PLUG FOR KEEPING PLUGS CLEAR
In the aftermath of this weekend’s blizzard, Red Bank volunteer firefighters dug out a fire hydrant on Maple Avenue at Waverly Place Monday afternoon. The fire department asks that residentsContinue reading "RED BANK: A PLUG FOR KEEPING PLUGS CLEAR"
RED BANK: FIREFIGHTERS FREE TRAPPED HAWK
The bird makes a break for freedom under the watch of a decoy owl. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank volunteer firefightersContinue reading "RED BANK: FIREFIGHTERS FREE TRAPPED HAWK"
Two volunteer firefighters suffered minor injuries in an early morning fire that tore through a Middletown beauty spa early Monday morning, according to a report on the Asbury Park PressContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN: TWO FIREFIGHTERS HURT"
SEA BRIGHT: FEEDING THE LIFESAVERS
Local restaurateurs banded together on short notice Sunday to provide some gourmet chow to the firefighters, cops, first aiders, other volunteers and contractors who’ve been keeping Sea Bright safe andContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: FEEDING THE LIFESAVERS"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
OK, we’re a day late and making it just under the wire, but here’s this week’s Where Have I Seen This. We just couldn’t bear leaving our Wheregulars brokenhearted, especiallyContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
FIREFIGHTERS DEDICATE 9/11 MEMORIAL
Red Bank volunteer firefighters and officials dedicated a new 9/11 monument outside borough hall Monday. Beginning and ending in prayer, the Memorial Day ceremony included speeches from those who hadContinue reading "FIREFIGHTERS DEDICATE 9/11 MEMORIAL"
FIREFIGHTERS TO DEDICATE 9/11 MONUMENT
A twisted piece of steel from the wreckage of the World Trade Center, along with a sculpture reminiscent of the twin towers, was installed next to the firefighter memorial outsideContinue reading "FIREFIGHTERS TO DEDICATE 9/11 MONUMENT"
By JOHN T. WARD All three Sea Bright firefighters involved in a firehouse scuffle 13 months ago could be suspended from the squad for two months under action initiated byContinue reading "FIREMEN FACE SUSPENSIONS OVER SCUFFLE"
LOCALS MOURN BIN LADEN’S VICTIMS
Toms River resident and Jersey City firefighter Mark Lee visited the memorial stone of his lifelong friend Paul Nimbley at Middletown’s September 11 memorial garden Monday, fresh off the newsContinue reading "LOCALS MOURN BIN LADEN’S VICTIMS"
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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.