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ON THE GREEN: THAW ENDS LONG COLD SNAP
RED BANK: Arctic cold finally departs Greater Green, but there's still a hazard Monday evening. Here's the forecast for the week.
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ON THE GREEN: DEEP FREEZE FOLLOWS STORM
RED BANK: A day after after the first snowstorm of 2018, subzero wind-chill temperatures take hold, and will remain through Saturday, forecasters say.
RED BANK: FIRST SNOW OF 2018 BLOWS IN
RED BANK: It's just another workday for some people as snowstorm prompts widespread closings and cancellations. What comes next is anything but ordinary, however.
RED BANK: FREEZE BRINGS BURST PIPES
RED BANK: A residential high-rise is on 24/7 fire watch after sprinkler pipes burst. Chief says volunteers busy answering frozen-pipe calls.
While most of us are relieved that rain has replaced that other, flaky kind of precipitation, the hardy members of the North Shrewsbury Ice Boat & Yacht Club have reasonContinue reading "RED BANK: THE DEEPER MEANING OF ICE"
IT’S COLD OUT
Actually, colder than the screen grab at right indicated. According to the Weather Channel, the wind-chill factor took it down to 16 degrees below zero shortly before 7 a.m. Tuesday,Continue reading "IT’S COLD OUT"
WINTER’S EDGE ON OUR BEAUTIFUL RIVER
The first ice of the season has begun forming on our beautiful Navesink River, as seen from Rumson’s Victory Park, above, and the Red Bank Public Library, below. Will itContinue reading "WINTER’S EDGE ON OUR BEAUTIFUL RIVER"
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NOT SO SCARY
Twenty times? Fifty times? How many times did we drive by this home on the corner of River Street and Shrewsbury and do a double take before ...
LOCAL 9 TAKE TROPHY
After a long hot two days of baseball, the Red Bank area-based Jersey Shore Raiders emerged as champions of the United States Amateur Baseba ...
RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
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.