MIDDLETOWN TO AUTOPSY CRASH VICTIM
Video of Sunday’s one-car fatal crash on Navensink River Road in Middletown shows the vehicle ablaze in a driveway. Police said the driver, who was traveling alone, struck a fireContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN TO AUTOPSY CRASH VICTIM"
MIDDLETOWN: ONE DEAD IN CRASH AND FIRE
[Update, November 11, 2014: Middletown police have identified the victim as Walter Burke, 43 from the Hillside section of the township.] By JOHN T. WARD One person died in aContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN: ONE DEAD IN CRASH AND FIRE"
MIDDLETOWN: ROAD CLOSING THIS WEEK
Signs on Navesink River Road warn of the closure. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge) The start of emergency repair work on the New Jersey Transit railroad crossing atContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN: ROAD CLOSING THIS WEEK"
MIDDLETOWN: RR XING CLOSURE SET
A flashing sign on Riverside Avenue in Red Bank warns of the closure later this month. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge) Emergency repair work on the New JerseyContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN: RR XING CLOSURE SET"
TROUBLED CULVERT FLOODED
A Middletown culvert that was undermined by flooding 17 months ago was overrun by water rushing downriver from Poricy Pond late Sunday morning.
DRUNK DRIVING RAMPANT IN MIDDLETOWN
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"
RED BANK MAN VICTIM OF HIT AND RUN
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"
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"
TREE LAW SPLITS FAIR HAVEN COUNCIL
Workers cut down a tree in front of a Third Street home in Fair Haven Monday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Months of discussion andContinue reading "TREE LAW SPLITS FAIR HAVEN COUNCIL"
SPRING 2011: HELLO YELLOW
A field of daffodils spotted on an embankment off Navesink River Road in Middletown last week. April showers dominate the weather forecast for the coming week. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi;Continue reading "SPRING 2011: HELLO YELLOW"
M’TOWN: THEFT, SHOPLIFTING, BURGLARY
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Shoplifting, car break-ins and credit card theft are among the crimes that have kept Middletown police busy as of late. The department made six arrests for theContinue reading "M’TOWN: THEFT, SHOPLIFTING, BURGLARY"
FAIR HAVEN MERCHANT MIFFED BY ROADBLOCK
The parking lot at Shutters was opened up Monday afternoon, after eight days that put a dent in business. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI IfContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN MERCHANT MIFFED BY ROADBLOCK"
FINAL DAM REPAIRS SLATED TO BEGIN
Navesink River Road over the Poricy Pond culvert shortly after it reopened in late June. (Click to enlarge) A portion of Navesink River Road in Middletown will be narrowed toContinue reading "FINAL DAM REPAIRS SLATED TO BEGIN"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
North, south, east, west: every Thursday (this being the 215th) Where Have I Seen This? showcases a detail of the world surrounding us. Today is no exception, as we presentContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
ROAD REOPENS IN TIME FOR KABOOM SURGE
A man checked out the newly rebuilt roadway over the earthen dam shortly after it reopened Tuesday night. (Click to enlarge) A stretch of Navesink River Road in Middletown wasContinue reading "ROAD REOPENS IN TIME FOR KABOOM SURGE"
DAM SITE REPAIR OFFICIAL: ‘WE’LL MAKE IT’
David Yegelwel, in brown pants at center, watches preparations for the installation of storm drain Wednesday. (Click to enlarge) The mishap-plagued replacement of an earthen dam on Navesink River RoadContinue reading "DAM SITE REPAIR OFFICIAL: ‘WE’LL MAKE IT’"
MORE WOES IN ROAD FIX AS KABOOM LOOMS
A culvert collapse at Poricy Pond, marked by the blue bubble, has closed Navesink River Road between Hubbard Avenue and Poricy Lane for the past 12 weeks. Monmouth County officialsContinue reading "MORE WOES IN ROAD FIX AS KABOOM LOOMS"
ROAD REOPENING STILL A MONTH AWAY
Repair work underway on the culvert Tuesday morning. The view is toward the south. (Click to enlarge) “Another round of unexpected delays” will push back the reopening of the westernContinue reading "ROAD REOPENING STILL A MONTH AWAY"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
Thanks to Mark Molzon, Lindsey Hintelmann and J.C. Kelly for writing in about last week’s image, which zeroed in on an iron gate festooned with a bunch of grapes. EachContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
RED BANK: AMID THE BLUE
A rack of small vessels at the Navesink Riverside Residences and Marina added colors to the river’s deep blue, as seen from the Red Ba ...
[GIF] COUNTDOWN TO TREE LIGHTING
The final countown and lighting of Broad Street toward the end of the Holiday Express Concert. GIF below and video right after.
PANORAMA: HOLIDAY EXPRESS CONCERT
Tim McLoone and his Holiday Express band light up the crowd on Broad Street before the annual tree lighting.
THANKSGIVING EVE: WHAT WAS GOING ON
Nothing marks the arrival of Thanksgiving weekend like reacquainting with someone from high school that you hoped to never see again in your ...
RED BANK: YES, RED BANK
Kayaker Carla Fiscella shared this lovely autumn vignette along the Swimming River at Chapin Avenue from last week.
RED BANK BUCKS GIVEAWAY
Red Bank RiverCenter will host a $5,000 Red Bank Bucks Giveaway at Toast City Diner this Saturday. It’s essentially free money, and who do ...
RED BANK: TREE TIME!
This year’s Christmas tree arrived at Riverside Gardens Park in Red Bank Saturday. It will be lit (along with the rest of the downtown) as ...
RED BANK CLASSIC 5K RUNNING A DEAL
Red Bank 5K Classic sets 2024 date, with discount registrations starting Friday.
PBA TOY DRIVE BRINGS JOY TO LOCAL KIDS
Help make a kid’s Christmas a bit nicer with a toy donation to the annual Red Bank PBA toy drive.
FUNDRAISERS SUPPORT GLOBAL REFUGEE RELIEF
Fundraisers with the United Nations Refugee agency on Broad Street collecting donations for refugees worldwide, and killing time between cha ...
“PUT IT IN THE WINDOW!”
The King of Rock and Roll was seen hanging in the window of Jack’s Music Shoppe. When asked if there was any reason behind it apart fr ...
RED BANK: WATCH YOUR STEP
The painted sidewalk at 205 Broad Street (featured in a recent Where Have I Seen This) getting a new look today.