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RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Friday morning.
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RED BANK: RAIL BRIDGE EXERCISE PLANNED
RED BANK: Law enforcement and emergency services plan to conduct training exercise on railroad bridge that crosses the Navesink River Saturday.
RED BANK: MAN SURVIVES FALL ONTO TRACK
RED BANK: "Highly intoxicated" man falls onto North Jersey Coast Line tracks as train arrives but suffers minor injury, police say.
RED BANK: JUVENILE KILLED BY TRAIN ENGINE
RED BANK: An unidentified male juvenile was struck and killed by a train engine Saturday morning, according to New Jersey Transit.
RED BANK: RAIL DEATH REPORTED
RED BANK: Female pedestrian struck and killed by North Jersey Coast Line train just south of borough station, NJ Transit reports.
ON THE GREEN: BPU rejects JCP&L high-power line plan for 10-mile-long high-power line terminating in Red Bank.
RED BANK: Judge rejects JCP&L power line plan along 10 miles of rail, citing "overwhelming' adverse impacts and unproven need.
LINCROFT: RESIDENTS ZAP JCP&L LINE PLAN
LINCROFT: Two months after they were thwarted from speaking, opponents of a proposed JCP&L high-voltage line vent their anger.
LINCROFT: SECOND JCP&L HEARING SLATED
LINCROFT: Two months after objectors packed a hearing on JCP&L's proposed high-voltage line, a second hearing is slated for tonight in a 2,000-seat gym.
ON THE GREEN: BECK, KYRILLOS OPPOSE LINE
RED BANK: Legislators call JCP&L transmission line 'unacceptable.'
ON THE GREEN: BROOKDALE BUS LINES MERGED
ON THE GREEN: A merger of bus routes will make travel easier for commuters to Brookdale Community College, according to a report.
ON THE GREEN: Setting the stage for a faceoff with residents living alongside it, JCP&L formally files plan for 10-mile high-power line.
FAIR HAVEN: LUCARELLI BACKS JCP&L PLAN
FAIR HAVEN: Mayor touches political third rail with endorsement of JCP&L high-power line.
RED BANK: COUNCIL TABLES JCP&L STATEMENT
RED BANK: Council puts off action on JCP&L plan for a controversial high-voltage line.
LINCROFT: DOUBTS ON JCP&L PLAN REMAIN
Kyle King, an environmental health consultant to JCP&L, was surrounded by questioners at the event.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.) By JOHN T. WARD Plans for aContinue reading "LINCROFT: DOUBTS ON JCP&L PLAN REMAIN"
A view of the North Jersey Coast Line northward from the Red Bank station in 2014. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.) Jersey Central Power & Light isContinue reading "RED BANK: JCP&L REVIVES POWER LINE PLAN"
LITTLE SILVER: HOT COFFEE TO GO, OR STAY
Commuters will be able to text in their coffee orders for quick pickup at Rook Coffee Roasters in the borough rail station. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: HOT COFFEE TO GO, OR STAY"
RED BANK: RAIL FATALITY WAS A SUICIDE
The victim was struck by at the West Bergen Place crossing at about 9:18 p.m. Saturday, according to New Jersey Transit. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD [Update, 2:45Continue reading "RED BANK: RAIL FATALITY WAS A SUICIDE"
LITTLE SILVER STATION GOES FOR JAVA REFILL
Rook Coffee Roasters plans to set up shop this autumn in the wood-paneled interior of the borough-owned train station. (Photos by Connor Soltas. Click to enlarge) By CONNOR SOLTAS AfterContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER STATION GOES FOR JAVA REFILL"
MOTORISTS SWEATING DETOUR IN STRIDE
Traffic at Rumson Road and Branch Avenue in Little Silver was stop and go Friday morning. Below, a detour map from New Jersey Transit. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click toContinue reading "MOTORISTS SWEATING DETOUR IN STRIDE"
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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 ...