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RED BANK: WIND KNOCKS OUT POWER FOR 1,006
RED BANK: Nearly one in six borough customers were affected by power disruptions Sunday evening, according to JCP&L/First Energy.
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RED BANK: DOWNPOUR SOAKS REGION
RED BANK: Heavy rain drenched the region early Monday, flooding roads and leaving hundreds in the borough without electricity.
RED BANK: POWER OUTAGE REPORT
RED BANK: JCP&L/First Energy reporting 39 borough customers (out of 6,642) without electricity as of 6 a.m. due to overnight rain and wind.
FAIR HAVEN: PETERS BLASTS JCP&L ON LAMPS
FAIR HAVEN: Apparent backpedaling by JCP&L on a streetlamp test project sets environmental commission member sparking like a downed wire.
RED BANK: POWER BACK ON AS HEAT DIALS UP
RED BANK: Power almost fully restored as feels-like temperatures close to 100 loom this week. Here's the extended forecast for the Greater Green.
RED BANK: POWER OUTAGES CONTINUE
RED BANK: Power outages caused by Isaias continue, with much of Red Bank and Fair Haven still without electricity.
ON THE GREEN: OUTAGES & DELAYED OPENINGS
ON THE GREEN: A post-storm rundown of outages and delayed school starts in the Red Bank area.
LINCROFT: Power outage prompts closing of Brookdale campus for the day.
LITTLE SILVER: HIGH WINDS PROMPT OUTAGES
Crews from JCP&L and Little Silver cleared a fallen tree and electrical line on Branch Avenue, where a service line was torn away from the house at left during aContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: HIGH WINDS PROMPT OUTAGES"
RED BANK: WARNING ON FAKE JCP&L CALLS
Red Bank officials are warning residents of a phone scam making the rounds. In an alert issued Wednesday, the police said the scammers use methods to trick residents into believingContinue reading "RED BANK: WARNING ON FAKE JCP&L CALLS"
RED BANK: HERE’S WHY YOU’RE STUCK, AGAIN
Traffic was heavy on Bridge Avenue and other roads surrounding Hubbard’s Bridge during Wednesday’s morning rush. Below, an unidentified worker carries a granite block, one of many such paving stones and oldContinue reading "RED BANK: HERE’S WHY YOU’RE STUCK, AGAIN"
The Red Bank Police Department issued this notice early Wednesday afternoon: WARNING: GREEN DOT PHONE SCAM In the recent weeks, Red Bank Police Department has received a large number ofContinue reading "RED BANK: COPS WARN OF PHONE SCAM"
AREA OFFICIALS ZAP JCP&L OVER STORM FIXES
Howell Mayor Robert Walsh addresses attendees at Monday’s ‘Snow Summit’ to discuss JCP&L’s response to Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON Confusion, anger andContinue reading "AREA OFFICIALS ZAP JCP&L OVER STORM FIXES"
DETOUR EXPECTED FOR A.M. DRIVE TIME
Westbound traffic was diverted from West Front Street onto Broad Street Tuesday evening, above, jamming up downtown Red Bank. Below, eastbound vehicles lined up on Monmouth Street. (Click to enlarge)Continue reading "DETOUR EXPECTED FOR A.M. DRIVE TIME"
POLES APART
A power company crew was on the scene at midday Thursday. (Click to enlarge) Three days after redbankgreen reported that a jury-rigged utility pole was again leaning precariously over BroadContinue reading "POLES APART"
LEAN TWO?
Is it us, or is this thing leaning again? (Click to enlarge) A leaning utility pole that caused a brief shutdown of Broad Street traffic two months again appears toContinue reading "LEAN TWO?"
Electrical service was out for some customers of First Energy Corp. — parent of JCP&L — in Fair Haven and Rumson this morning as temperatures were expected to crest atContinue reading "HOMES WITHOUT JUICE AS TEMPS SOAR"
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RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.