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ON THE GREEN: HOW MUCH SNOW? DEPENDS…
RED BANK: Snow forecast for Thursday ranges from a few inches to a foot, depending on track of potential 'bomb cyclone' moving up the coast.
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ON THE GREEN: SAILING INTO THE COLD
RED BANK: Freezing temperatures create a winter playground atop the Navesink River. The frigid conditions are expected to last through the weekend.
RED BANK: The freezing temperatures that have gripped the Greater Green in recent days aren't going away for least a week, says National Weather Service.
ON THE GREEN: ONE LAST BLAST OF WINTER?
The final full day of the frigid winter of 2015 saw the borough of Red Bank again laying down down brine Thursday in anticipation of a snowfall Friday. Though theContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: ONE LAST BLAST OF WINTER?"
ON THE GREEN: WARMING UP
Seventy-two hours after Thursday’s snowstorm, the same view – west along Harding Road in Little Silver, toward Tower Hill – was quite different Sunday, when temperatures reached into the mid-40sContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: WARMING UP"
ON THE GREEN: ICEBOATING WEATHER
Wednesday’s sunset on our beautiful, frozen Navesink River at the North Shrewsbury Ice Boat & Yacht Club in Red Bank, where a cluster of iceboats sat the ready. The GreaterContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: ICEBOATING WEATHER"
ON THE GREEN: MISPLACED OPTIMISM?
With the highly variable weather seen on the Greater Red Bank Green in recent days – bitter cold, snow, rain and a rapid snowmelt with temperatures in the mid-40s –Continue reading "ON THE GREEN: MISPLACED OPTIMISM?"
ON THE GREEN: BRRRRR….
At the risk of stating the obvious: it’s cold outside. This screengrab from the National Weather Service website showed a temperature of zero, with a wind-chill of minus 21 degrees,Continue reading "ON THE GREEN: BRRRRR…."
ON THE GREEN: WARMER WEATHER, BRIEFLY
Rising from the single digits, temperatures should peak in the low 30s Wednesday, with mostly sunny skies melting off some the ice and snow left behind on Tuesday, including theseContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: WARMER WEATHER, BRIEFLY"
ON THE GREEN: BITTER COLD
Yes, it was 1 degree above zero, with winds up to 21 miles per hour knocking it down to 18 below zero, on the Greater Red Bank Green at 5:30Continue reading "ON THE GREEN: BITTER COLD"
WEATHER: MILD FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
Skaters and ice boaters shared the freeze-hardened Navesink River Saturday, as seen from Cooper’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown. Then came Sunday’s daylong deluge of nearly an inch-and-a-half ofContinue reading "WEATHER: MILD FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY"
RED BANK: SUCH QUACKY WEATHER…
The ice on the Navesink – or what used to be called the North Shrewsbury – River “certainly isn’t good” for sport after just a couple of days of bitterContinue reading "RED BANK: SUCH QUACKY WEATHER…"
RED BANK: BITING COLD GRIPS THE GREEN
Jim Barnett walks his furry little friend down frigid Broad Street in Red Bank Wednesday night, when temperatures were hovering around 18 degrees. By early Thursday morning, the temperature hadContinue reading "RED BANK: BITING COLD GRIPS THE GREEN"
WEATHER TURNS BONE-CHILLING COLD
Ok, so it didn’t snow – we just wanted to have some fun. But it was 21 degrees Fahrenheit in Red Bank at 6 a.m. Wednesday, and 13 degrees withContinue reading "WEATHER TURNS BONE-CHILLING COLD"
RED BANK: OUTSIDE THE STORM TRACK
Brine tracks laid down Tuesday in Red Bank’s Marine Park in preparation for a possible big storm turned out to be an unneeded precaution. The storm blew past most ofContinue reading "RED BANK: OUTSIDE THE STORM TRACK"
FAIR HAVEN: JUST LET IT BE SPRING ALREADY
It’s spring. What are we to make of this talk of a “coastal monster” of a storm, or “blizzard bomb,” or whatever the weather worrywarts are calling it? The latestContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: JUST LET IT BE SPRING ALREADY"
RED BANK: WARMER, WITH RESIDUAL UGLY
Shirtsleeve weather arrived on the Green with temperatures in the low 60s, even as this blackened carbuncle of “snow” clung to life in Red Bank’s English Plaza parking lot TuesdayContinue reading "RED BANK: WARMER, WITH RESIDUAL UGLY"
RED BANK: A SWIRL OF SNOW AND SAND
The snowstorm-that-wasn’t did leave a couple of inches of frozen white stuff on the Green Monday, prompting the need for an application of sand in a parking lot off ClayContinue reading "RED BANK: A SWIRL OF SNOW AND SAND"
SNOWSTORM: IS THAT IT?
A man works a snowblower on Broad Street in Red Bank Monday morning following a snowfall that started later and ended sooner than forecast, leaving just a couple of inchesContinue reading "SNOWSTORM: IS THAT IT?"
RED BANK BRACES FOR ANOTHER BLANKETING
DPW sprayers laid down stripes of ice-inhibiting salt brine throughout Red Bank on Saturday, including Spring Street, above. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Red Bank has suspendedContinue reading "RED BANK BRACES FOR ANOTHER BLANKETING"
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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.
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 ...