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RUMSON: EKDAHL RETIRES AS MAYOR
RUMSON: After 14 years as mayor, during which he helped guide borough past Hurricane Sandy, Ekdahl retires early, citing the lure of winters in Florida.
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RUMSON: MARINE SCIENCE CENTER PLANNED
RUMSON: Monmouth University announces plan for marine science center with labs and classrooms atop riverfront sewer pump station here.
RUMSON: UTILITIES TO GO BELOW RIVER
RUMSON & SEA BRIGHT: New gas and water lines will be run 25 feet below the bed of the Shrewsbury River as early as next month.
RED BANK: BIG MOVE FOR BASIE BOARD
RED BANK: The Count Basie Theatre announces a newly merged Board, and a newly appointed VP of Development.
RUMSON PARADE MARCHES ON IN 2016
Press release from Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee The Fourth Annual Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Sunday, March 13, 2016, beginning at 1 pm. TheContinue reading "RUMSON PARADE MARCHES ON IN 2016"
ON THE GREEN: MAYORS HAVE FUR IN THIS ONE
At stake: the dignity of at least two area mayors. (Click to enlarge) The Battle of Ridge Road will pit maroon against purple in a high-stakes football game between RedContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: MAYORS HAVE FUR IN THIS ONE"
Rumson officials said they learned that Oxford House had created the recovery home at 61 South Ward Avenue only after a resident’s death there. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RUMSON: MAN INDICTED IN OVERDOSE DEATH"
The overdose death of an Oxford House resident has resulted in charges against a man described by authorities as an acquaintance.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RUMSON: MAN CHARGED IN OXFORD O.D."
RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE FILES FEDERAL SUIT
Oxford House says in a court filing that the group home at 61 South Ward Avenue is getting new residents. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE FILES FEDERAL SUIT"
RUMSON: ALL QUIET AT OXFORD HOUSE
The manager of Oxford Houses for New Jersey says the Rumson group home is still occupied, but declines to say if there’s a proctor on site. (Photo by John T.Continue reading "RUMSON: ALL QUIET AT OXFORD HOUSE"
DAWKINS IN AS RUMSON GRAND MARSHAL
From press materials furnished by Belfer Communications In an announcement made on Monday morning, the organizers of the 2014 Rumson St. Patricks Day Parade confirmed that Brigadier General Peter M. Dawkins, USA (Ret.)Continue reading "DAWKINS IN AS RUMSON GRAND MARSHAL"
RUMSON HAILS NEW UNIFORMED LEADERS
Mayor John Ekdahl, center, calls the annual reorganization meeting to order at Bingham Hall. Below, Ekdahl swears in Scott Paterson as police chief while Paterson’s wife, Stephanie, and children lookContinue reading "RUMSON HAILS NEW UNIFORMED LEADERS"
FIREWORKS PREVIEW: RUMSON
Rumson’s fireworks will take place same time as Red Bank’s on July 3. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI While hundreds of thousands rub elbows toContinue reading "FIREWORKS PREVIEW: RUMSON"
CURLEY: OCEANIC DETOUR WILL HIT HARD
The Oceanic Bridge will be closed for months for repair work this fall. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Long-awaited repairs to the Oceanic Bridge areContinue reading "CURLEY: OCEANIC DETOUR WILL HIT HARD"
RUMSONITES BARK AT TREE TAKEDOWN
Shade Tree Commission Chairman Doug Spencer shows residents a piece of a tree Tuesday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Fair Haven officials aren’t quite outContinue reading "RUMSONITES BARK AT TREE TAKEDOWN"
POND GETS OVERDUE WORK, AND A NAME
Dozens of neighbors turned out for the dedication ceremony at Pomphrey’s Pond in Rumson, which recently got a long-awaited dredging. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "POND GETS OVERDUE WORK, AND A NAME"
CHEMICAL FIRE SETS OFF EXPLOSIONS
Fire hoses lie on the lawn of a Rumson home, which was the scene of an hours-long fire Friday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI AContinue reading "CHEMICAL FIRE SETS OFF EXPLOSIONS"
RUMSON DPW GETS SOME LOVE AT WORK
Privacy and mobility have not been at a premium at the public works building, but that’s going to change, says director Mark Wellner. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)Continue reading "RUMSON DPW GETS SOME LOVE AT WORK"
HATS THROWN INTO AND HELD FROM RACES
Little Silver Mayor Suzanne Castleman is calling it quits. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Monday was the deadline for candidates to file for November’s elections,Continue reading "HATS THROWN INTO AND HELD FROM RACES"
R-FH STUDENTS PRESS NO-BOOZE PLEDGE
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI If you see Mike Halfacre or John Ekdahl with a libation between now and April 16, be sure to slap them with detention. The mayors of FairContinue reading "R-FH STUDENTS PRESS NO-BOOZE PLEDGE"
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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 ...
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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 ...