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RED BANK: A NEIGHBOR’S 9/11 STORY
RED BANK: Twenty years later, a writer captures the story of his neighbor's escape from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: TURTLES & PLANTS SETTLE IN
RED BANK: Environmental Commission completes projects aimed at helping Northern Diamondback Terrapins and conserving rainwater.
FAIR HAVEN: As part of a nationwide ceremony to honor those lost in the pandemic, town plans luminaria display at Memorial Park, asks residents to join in.
LITTLE SILVER: FIRST RESPONDERS CHEERED
LITTLE SILVER: Town bangs pots and pans to thank frontline COVID-19 first responders and help raise funds for volunteer squads.
FAIR HAVEN: CHEERING HEALTHCARE HEROES
FAIR HAVEN: Town gives a clamorous, five-minute cheer to frontline COVID-19 heroes, an event it plans to repeat weekly through May 28.
LITTLE SILVER: RESPONDERS GET SPOTLIGHT
LITTLE SILVER: Townwide lightup and fundraiser for volunteer fire and first aiders planned as thank-you for first-responders in the COVID-19 crisis.
VIRUS UPDATE: DEATH TOLL SOARS AGAIN
VIRUS UPDATE: Amid encouraging signs, another near-record death increase pushes New Jersey's COVID-19 toll to 3,156, including 22 more in Monmouth County.
VIRUS UPDATE: ‘WORST CASE’ REVISED DOWN
VIRUS UPDATE: One-day increase in COVID-19 deaths hits new record as Murphy team revises down "worst-case" crisis peak impact on hospitals.
VIRUS UPDATE: POSITIVE SIGNS AMID BRACING
VIRUS UPDATE: More encouraging data emerges as state continues bracing for COVID-19 surge and issues guidance for "worst-case" triage of resources.
VIRUS UPDATE: Both Monmouth County and New Jersey saw further softening in new COVID-19 positive cases and other encouraging signs in the pandemic.
RED BANK: CHEERS FOR HOSPITAL STAFFERS
RED BANK: Firefighters, police and first aiders from 10 towns give a thunderous surprise 'thank you' to Riverview employees on COVID-19 front lines. We've got photos galore.
RED BANK: The man who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing volunteer firefighter Andrew Hill 14 months ago gets 13 years in state prison.
RED BANK: MAN ADMITS KILLING FIREFIGHTER
RED BANK: A 24-year-old borough man pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing volunteer firefighter Andrew Hill just blocks where he found his purpose in life.
RED BANK: ‘GOING HOME’ FOR FIREFIGHTER
RED BANK: Video of pipes-and-drums tribute for slain firefighter Andrew Hill as Engine 96, bearing his casket, passes the firehouse he loved.
RED BANK: HONORS FOR SLAIN FIREFIGHTER
RED BANK: Firefighters honor Andrew Hill, their slain 26-year-old colleague, with a procession past the firehouse where he found his purpose in life.
RED BANK: FIREFIGHTER’S FUNERAL SET
RED BANK: Firefighters plan white-glove sendoff for Andrew Hill, their 26-year-old colleague who died after being stabbed early Sunday.
RED BANK: OLDEST FIRE COMPANY RETIRED
RED BANK: Relief Engine Company, the town's oldest firefighting unit, is to be retired and reconstituted as historic preservation outfit.
RED BANK: NEW EMT SERVICE TAKES OVER
RED BANK: After a proposed tenfold increase in the fee it paid MONOC, borough contracts with new 911 ambulance service starting January 1.
LITTLE SILVER: NEW AMBULANCE DEBUTS
LITTLE SILVER: Borough first aiders take the wraps off a new ambulance, which came in "$50 under budget," says ex-chief.
RED BANK: PREPARING FOR THE NEXT ONE
RED BANK: Three days after a raging blaze, emergency responders conduct a training exercise on a house one block away.
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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.