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By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A brief standoff with a knife-wielding man on Monday ended without injury and resulted in the man’s arrest for aggravated assault and possession of a weapon forContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN: POLICE BLOTTER"
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The recurring — and alarming — theme for Middletown’s police officers this week was dealing with alleged drunks crashing into things. There were five reported car accidentsContinue reading "DRUNK DRIVING RAMPANT IN MIDDLETOWN"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A man rollerblading in the area of Brandywine Way in Middletown was assaulted by three men Sunday, police said. According to Detective Lieutenant Steve Dollinger, the unidentifiedContinue reading "ROLLERBLADER ASSAULTED ON SKATE HOME"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI It was a tense situation for one Garden State Parkway driver earlier this week who was being chased by a man claiming to be a State PoliceContinue reading "FAKE COP BUSTED IN ROAD RAGE"
COPS: CLERK POCKETED CASH
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI An employee at the Target on Route 35 was taken from the store in cuffs last week after police say she pocketed cash that was supposed toContinue reading "COPS: CLERK POCKETED CASH"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A 26-year-old Red Bank man was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle whose driver fled the scene Tuesday night, police said. The accident, which occurredContinue reading "RED BANK MAN VICTIM OF HIT AND RUN"
NEEDLES AND PIPES RULE POLICE REPORTS
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Lots of drug arrests in this week’s police activity report in Middletown. In one case, a man left a needle and bag of heroin in plain viewContinue reading "NEEDLES AND PIPES RULE POLICE REPORTS"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Middletown police shut down a bar/liquor store last weekend after an inspection showed none of the employees had state-issued cards to serve alcohol. The inspection also yieldedContinue reading "COPS SHUT DOWN MIDDLETOWN BAR"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A father and two sons were arrested after a lengthy undercover investigation by Middletown police and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, police said. The three-month investigation ledContinue reading "DAD, SONS BUSTED IN M’TOWN DRUG STING"
MIDDLETOWN SEEKS KABOOM COMPENSATION
A view of the Navesink River from Cooper’s Bridge, where Middletown officials are concerned more people will gather this year to see the fireworks. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click toContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN SEEKS KABOOM COMPENSATION"
VANDALS HIT MULTIPLE MIDDLETOWN PARKS
Concrete steps at Tindall Park in Middletown were among targets of vandalism the last week, police said. (Photo courtesy of Middletown police; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Joy ridesContinue reading "VANDALS HIT MULTIPLE MIDDLETOWN PARKS"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI An Oklahoma man who was arrested for hiding outside a Port Monmouth home with an explosive device last year committed suicide while being held in Monmouth CountyContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN-CHARGED INMATE HANGS SELF"
TEEN BUSTED FOR NAVESINK BURGLARY
A Middletown police cruiser. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI In this week’s roundup of police activity, Middletown police made a burglary bust at a homeContinue reading "TEEN BUSTED FOR NAVESINK BURGLARY"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Middletown police busted a Keansburg man late last month for allegedly submitting a false prescription for 120 Oxycodone pills at a pharmacy in the Navesink section ofContinue reading "M’TOWN COPS MAKE RX FRAUD ARREST"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A veteran Middletown police officer has filed a lawsuit against the department claiming racial discrimination at work and is calling for removal of the chief of policeContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN COP ALLEGES RACIAL BIAS"
FULL OF VODKA, COVERED IN BLOOD
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Drugs and alcohol dominate the Middletown police blotter this week, which includes at least two drunken driving arrests in which the drivers are alleged to have hadContinue reading "FULL OF VODKA, COVERED IN BLOOD"
THE WEEK IN REARVIEW: MAY 15-20, 2011
A helicopter search Thursday was part of an investigation into the whereabouts of missing Red Bank woman. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Busy last weekContinue reading "THE WEEK IN REARVIEW: MAY 15-20, 2011"
DRUG ALLIANCE SPEAKS HARSH TRUTH
Children and adults packed the auditorium at the Middletown Arts Center for the eighth annual Reaching Out To Prevent Substance Abuse symposium. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "DRUG ALLIANCE SPEAKS HARSH TRUTH"
PRISONER BUSTED IN 2008 BURGLARY
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI In this week’s recap of Middletown police activity, a high school girl was assaulted  at school, a teen was busted trying to buy whiskey and a prisonerContinue reading "PRISONER BUSTED IN 2008 BURGLARY"
THE WEEK IN REARVIEW: MAY 8-14, 2011
A painter finishes off a welcome sign in the window of Broadway Diner. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A roundup of articles appearing last weekContinue reading "THE WEEK IN REARVIEW: MAY 8-14, 2011"
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SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.
HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.
COMMUNITY PROFILES
For Black History Month, Red Bank's Community Engagement and Equity Advisory Committee has been running a series of local profiles on Facebo ...
HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...