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RED BANK: The man who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing volunteer firefighter Andrew Hill 14 months ago gets 13 years in state prison.
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RED BANK: MAN ADMITS KILLING FIREFIGHTER
RED BANK: A 24-year-old borough man pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing volunteer firefighter Andrew Hill just blocks where he found his purpose in life.
RED BANK: Nearly a decade after a borough middle school teacher was found slain in her Neptune City apartment, three men have been found guilty of her vicious murder.
ON THE GREEN: JEWS MOURN & STAND FIRM
ON THE GREEN: Hundreds of Jews and non-Jews pack temples in Rumson and Tinton Falls to mourn victims of Pittsburgh shootings.
RED BANK: ‘GOING HOME’ FOR FIREFIGHTER
RED BANK: Video of pipes-and-drums tribute for slain firefighter Andrew Hill as Engine 96, bearing his casket, passes the firehouse he loved.
RED BANK: HONORS FOR SLAIN FIREFIGHTER
RED BANK: Firefighters honor Andrew Hill, their slain 26-year-old colleague, with a procession past the firehouse where he found his purpose in life.
RED BANK: STREET VIGIL HONORS FIREFIGHTER
RED BANK: Firefighter Andrew Hill recalled by family and friends at quiet vigil on the spot where he was slain a week ago.
RED BANK: FIREFIGHTER’S FUNERAL SET
RED BANK: Firefighters plan white-glove sendoff for Andrew Hill, their 26-year-old colleague who died after being stabbed early Sunday.
RED BANK: MURDERED FIREFIGHTER RECALLED
RED BANK: Slain firefighter had just paid for his dress blues to wear to Monday's Memorial Day service. Instead, he was honored there among the recently deceased.
RED BANK: FIREFIGHTER STABBED TO DEATH
RED BANK: A 26-year-old volunteer firefighter is dead after an early-morning stabbing and another borough man is charged with his murder, authorities said.
RED BANK: A VIGIL FOR VICTIMS, AND PEACE
RED BANK: Vigil for Dallas police and civilian victims of violence draws several dozen participants.
RED BANK: Vigil slated Sunday evening for Dallas police and civilian victims of violence.
RED BANK: SECOND VIGIL HONORS VICTIMS
RED BANK: Area residents gathered for a second vigil for victims of the Orlando shootings.
RED BANK: VIGIL CALLS FOR LOVE, GUN LAWS
RED BANK: Speakers at vigil for victims of Sunday's mass shootings in Orlando call for love and tighter gun laws.
RED BANK: Menna calls for a vigil in memory of the victims of Sunday's mass shootings in Orlando.
RED BANK: FOURTH MAN CHARGED IN SLAYING
Photos of slain Red Bank teacher Jonelle Melton, as displayed at a prosecutor’s press conference in November. Below, a state Department of Corrections photo of suspect Jerry J. Spraulding. (Photo aboveContinue reading "RED BANK: FOURTH MAN CHARGED IN SLAYING"
SHREWSBURY: A PLEA FOR LESS-HARSH TALK
In the aftermath of a violent assault on the Planned Parenthood health center in Colorado Springs that left three people shot dead and nine wounded last month, local faith leaders andContinue reading "SHREWSBURY: A PLEA FOR LESS-HARSH TALK"
RED BANK: TRIO CHARGED IN MELTON MURDER
Middle School Principal Maria Iozzi, left, and teachers Wendy Turnock and Mary Wynan speak with former Superintendent Laura Morana, back to camera, following the prosecutor’s announcement Thursday. (Photo by John T.Continue reading "RED BANK: TRIO CHARGED IN MELTON MURDER"
RED BANK: PROSECUTOR ‘CLOSING IN’ ON KILLER
A poster displayed at the middle school during a February, 2010 memorial event for murdered teacher Jonelle Melton.  (Photo by Dustin Racioppi. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Monmouth CountyContinue reading "RED BANK: PROSECUTOR ‘CLOSING IN’ ON KILLER"
The victim in a fatal shooting in Eatontown early last Friday was a Red Bank man, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s office confirmed Monday afternoon. Rasheem Palmer, 37, died at 2:47Continue reading "RED BANK MAN DIED IN E’TOWN SHOOTING"
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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.