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RED BANK: PRESERVATION EFFORTS LAUDED
The home of Paul and Nancy Cagno, at the corner of Wallace and Mount streets, above, and the circa 1903 mansion that’s now the office of Smallwood Wealth Management, at 199Continue reading "RED BANK: PRESERVATION EFFORTS LAUDED"
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RUMSON: A CHURCH’S EARTHLY REALM
Stripped of its white shingles and reduced to little more than its steeple, Holy Cross Church in Rumson appeared to blend into its temporary burnt-ochre surroundings Tuesday evening. Built inContinue reading "RUMSON: A CHURCH’S EARTHLY REALM"
SANDY HOOK: GOT ANY IDEAS?
A committee is seeking proposals that might save three dozen structures at Fort Hancock. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By COLBY WILSON With the future of 36Continue reading "SANDY HOOK: GOT ANY IDEAS?"
SHREWSBURY MANSION DATED TO THE 1840s
A backhoe begins demolition on the fire-ravaged house, above. Below. furniture salvaged by firefighters. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD In a matter of hours, a raging fire endedContinue reading "SHREWSBURY MANSION DATED TO THE 1840s"
WOMAN’S CLUB GETS SECRET SETTLEMENT
That little bit of decorative cornice that overhangs the Woman’s Club fire lane cost the Bank of America. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD What’s a couple of inchesContinue reading "WOMAN’S CLUB GETS SECRET SETTLEMENT"
The Charles Williams house, built in 1855, would be demolished to make way for a pocket park. (Click to enlarge) A plan by Fair Haven to acquire a riverfront residentialContinue reading "PRESS: FAIR HAVEN LAND DEAL STALLED"
PARKER HOUSE WINS REGISTER ENTRY
The Parker homestead, seen here in 2007, dates back to (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Parker House, Little Silver’s oldest surviving homestead, has won addition to theContinue reading "PARKER HOUSE WINS REGISTER ENTRY"
HISTORIC MIDDLETOWN HOUSE UP FOR SALE
Built in Massachusetts in the early 1700s and relocated to Middletown in 1962, the former Nathaniel Smith House features exposed-rafter ceilings, as in the library, below. (Click to enlarge) ItContinue reading "HISTORIC MIDDLETOWN HOUSE UP FOR SALE"
The former police station, with the Relief Engine Company firehouse attached at right, is on both state and national registers of historic places. (Click to enlarge) Public comment on aContinue reading "LAWSUIT TO COST BOROUGH $125,000"
OOPS: IT’S NOT HISTORIC — YET
The lot, at the corner of East Front and Washington Streets, has been vacant since a Victorian home was demolished in 2005. (Click to enlarge) Last week, redbankgreen reported thatContinue reading "OOPS: IT’S NOT HISTORIC — YET"
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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.