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RED BANK: JON STEWART SELLS SECOND HOME
RED BANK: With a deal to sell the second of two adjacent homes overlooking the Navesink River, Jon Stewart appears to have ended his time in town.
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RED BANK: STEWART SELLS ONE MANSION
RED BANK: Comedian Jon Stewart has a deal to sell one of his two adjoining homes overlooking the Navesink River, according to a recent filing.
RED BANK: UPDATED ‘RAIL’ ROLLS TO OK
RED BANK: With additional lots in hand, Denholtz wins approval for newer, larger apartment and retail project alongside the train station.
RED BANK: DEVELOPMENT ISSUES AT THE FORE
RED BANK: Three key issues reach turning points Monday — RiverCenter's new strategic plan; proposed redevelopment agency; plans for rail station apartments.
RED BANK: SAN REMO SITE ADDED TO PLAN
RED BANK: San Remo to close as planned train station project gets more ambitious, with additional apartments and retail space.
RED BANK: ‘RAILS’ PROJECT GETS ROLLING
RED BANK: What's Going On at the Yellow Cab stand, which was demolished last week? A multiuse project called the Rails. We've got renderings.
RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN APPROVED
RED BANK: A landmark, century-old building in the heart of downtown, with two long-vacant upper floors, wins approval for four spacious apartments.
RED BANK: STATION COMPLEX WINS APPROVAL
RED BANK: A plan for 45 apartments above a parking garage alongside the train station won unanimous approval from the planning board Monday night.
RED BANK: APARTMENT PLANS TO BE HEARD
RED BANK: Two apartment projects are slated for hearings this week -- one next to the train station and the other in the heart of downtown.
RED BANK: APARTMENTS & GARAGE PROPOSED
RED BANK: Developer plans 45 apartments above a parking garage alongside the train station at cab company office.
FAIR HAVEN: CHURCH COMES DOWN
The former Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion in Fair Haven, seen in an archive photo at right, was razed this week as part of a plan by Kolarsick Builders of RumsonContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: CHURCH COMES DOWN"
FAIR HAVEN: PLAN FOR CHURCH SITE WINS OK
The Episcopal Diocese plans to repurpose the windows of the church, which was built by volunteers in 1967. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: PLAN FOR CHURCH SITE WINS OK"
FAIR HAVEN: PLAN CALLS FOR RAZING CHURCH
The church, seen here and below in photos from 2009, would be replaced by three homes if a developer’s plan is approved. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)Continue reading "FAIR HAVEN: PLAN CALLS FOR RAZING CHURCH"
RUMSON: EDGEWOOD HOME PLAN NIXED
 A proposal to subdivide the property at 9 Edgewood Place, below, drew nearly two dozen opponents Monday night.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "RUMSON: EDGEWOOD HOME PLAN NIXED"
SEA BRIGHT: LIFELONG HOME REBUILT
Desiree Pierce, who lost her lifelong Sea Bright home to Hurricane Sandy, celebrated the completion of its rebuilding by volunteers Tuesday. Pierce, at center above with son Junior, helped ShareefahContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: LIFELONG HOME REBUILT"
SEA BRIGHT: VOLUNTEERS START HOME REHABS
Americorps volunteers painting the framework of Desiree Pierce’s home Wednesday to encapsulate any lingering mold. Below, Pierce and daughter, Gigi Burke, have been displaced from their home since Hurricane Sandy.Continue reading "SEA BRIGHT: VOLUNTEERS START HOME REHABS"
SEA BRIGHT RISING TO HELP REBUILD HOMES
Sea Bright homes being elevated last June. Officials estimate 80 percent of the town’s homes are still vacant. Below, Chris Wood, flanked by Pete Forlenza and Zack Rosenburg, addresses aContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT RISING TO HELP REBUILD HOMES"
SEA BRIGHT: DCA’S NUMBERS COME UP SHORT
A Sea Bright home as seen from the sea wall five days after Hurricane Sandy. Borough officials contend the number of severely damaged homes is being underestimated by a stateContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: DCA’S NUMBERS COME UP SHORT"
Hovnanian’s headquarters on West Front Street. Red Bank-based homebuilder Hovnanian Enterprises closed out its fiscal year October 31 on a larger-than-expected net loss, according to a news report. The company’sContinue reading "REPORT: HOV LOSS LARGER THAN EXPECTED"
JON STEWART GOES FOR TWO ON NAVESINK
Jon Stewart’s riverfront houses on Alston Court, left, and Fisher Place, right, represent a combined $7 million investment in Red Bank, not counting major renovations now underway on one house.Continue reading "JON STEWART GOES FOR TWO ON NAVESINK"
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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 ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...