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RED BANK: INTENSE STORM GRAZES TOWN
RED BANK: Briefly interrupting the intense heat that has gripped the region for days, a strong storm left some damage here Saturday afternoon.
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MORE FALLOUT FROM SICKLES COLLAPSE
The implosion of Sickles Market continued to echo with two bankruptcy filings, including one by the heir to the 116-year-old farm business.
RED BANK: BOARD ATTORNEY LECKSTEIN DIES AT 81
RED BANK: Michael Leckstein, who served as planning board attorney here for 25 years – and in Little Silver for 50 – died Saturday.
THROWBACK: A SUPERSTAR’S FIRST GLIMMER
THROWBACK: This week in 1964, a photographer serendipitously captured a future pop superstar, Melanie, then a senior at Red Bank High School.
RED BANK: BOOSKERDOO STAYS PUT, AND EXPANDS
RED BANK: Though the Sickles store that surrounded it has shut down, Booskerdoo is staying put, and adding a kiosk at Sickles' main location, owner says.
RED BANK: STORE CLOSING A SAD SURPRISE
RED BANK: Shoppers stunned by abrupt closing of Sickles Market at train station, which in a few years became part of their routines.
RED BANK: DREAMER REFLECTS ON ADVERSITY
RED BANK: In a prizewinning essay, RBR Dreamer Madelyn Sanchez-Berra recounts the effort to save the club that nurtures her dreams.
RED BANK: POWER ISSUES
RED BANK: Transformer explosion causes brief outage at JCP&L facility; tree blown down in storm continues to block street.
RED BANK: STORM LARGELY SPARES BOROUGH
RED BANK: Two parked cars damaged, street closed by fallen tree, but otherwise storm that smacked Northeast spares borough.
RED BANK: POWERFUL STORM TO HIT REGION
RED BANK: Heavy, wind-driven rain is expected to soak the Greater Green starting Tuesday night as a powerful storm hits.
RED BANK: DOWNPOUR SOAKS REGION
RED BANK: Heavy rain drenched the region early Monday, flooding roads and leaving hundreds in the borough without electricity.
RED BANK: POWER OUTAGE REPORT
RED BANK: JCP&L/First Energy reporting 39 borough customers (out of 6,642) without electricity as of 6 a.m. due to overnight rain and wind.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR BOARD MEMBER INJURED
LITTLE SILVER: RBR board member winds up with black eye following fight between students at Asbury Park middle school where he works.
RED BANK: HISPANIC HERITAGE CELEBRATED
RED BANK: Kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month, council lauds "Dream 4" for rallying community around restoration of RBR Dreamers Club.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR DREAMERS REGAIN STATUS
LITTLE SILVER: Reversing vote that sparked community outrage, RBR board restores funding for a immigrants' advocacy student group.
LITTLE SILVER: DREAMERS FILE BIAS CLAIM
LITTLE SILVER: Dreamers Club at RBR files discrimination complaint; Moore says he's 'hopeful' board will reinstate club Monday night.
RED BANK: IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED
RED BANK: Locals to gather at Riverside Gardens Park to remember those who lost their lives in the horrific September 11, 2001 attacks.
RED BANK: STIFLING HEAT IN FORECAST
RED BANK: National Weather Service issues heat advisory as "feels like" temperatures head to 102 in parts of Monmouth County.
LITTLE SILVER: CAR WASH FOR RBR HOCKEY
LITTLE SILVER: Red Bank Regional High's ice hockey teams hosts a car wash to raise funds for its 2023-2024 season.
RED BANK: SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGED
RED BANK: Borough man charged with "inappropriately touching" a client at his Little Silver golf training business, prosecutor says.
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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.
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.