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RED BANK: OVERNIGHT ROAD CLOSURE SLATED
RED BANK: Newman Springs Road to be closed overnight for paving.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: WEEKLONG DETOUR FOR WATER JOB
RED BANK: Stretch of Newman Springs Road to be shut down in one direction for a week starting Monday. Avoid if you can.
RED BANK: MULTIPLE INJURIES IN CRASH
RED BANK: Multiple injuries in three-vehicle crash on Newman Springs Road Saturday.
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? A RED LIGHT SANDWICH
WHAT'S FOR LUNCH? "Culinary genius" in a sandwich from a Lincroft coffee shop.
LINCROFT: FIRST AIRING FOR EXIT 109 PLANS
C.J. Lagan, at right, studies proposed changes for exit 109 at the township library Thursday. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A proposed reconfigurationContinue reading "LINCROFT: FIRST AIRING FOR EXIT 109 PLANS"
LINCROFT: $60M EXIT 109 REBUILD SLATED
The plan calls for the elimination of the problematic jughandle at Half Mile Road that eastbound motorists now have to use to access the parkway’s northbound lanes. Below, a 2013Continue reading "LINCROFT: $60M EXIT 109 REBUILD SLATED"
RED BANK: TODDLER, GREAT-GRANDMOM HIT
Emergency responders on the scene, above. Below, a State Police helicopter raises a cloud of dust at Count Basie Field while taking off for Neptune with one of the victimsContinue reading "RED BANK: TODDLER, GREAT-GRANDMOM HIT"
RED BANK: BRIDGE FIX NEARS COMPLETION
The rebuilding of twin Route 520/Newman Springs Road bridges over the Swimming River between Red Bank and Middletown, which began in April, is on schedule to wrap up next month,Continue reading "RED BANK: BRIDGE FIX NEARS COMPLETION"
By SARAH KLEPNER The likelihood of Red Bank getting a third 7-Eleven anytime soon melted like a Slurpee left on a dashboard Thursday night. After 10 months, extensive testimony andContinue reading "RED BANK: ZONERS REJECT SHELL 7-ELEVEN"
NEWMAN SPRINGS ROAD SQUEEZE BEGINS
The narrowing of twin Newman Springs Road (Route 520) bridges over the Swimming River got its first test at rush hour Tuesday morning with a long line of vehicles headingContinue reading "NEWMAN SPRINGS ROAD SQUEEZE BEGINS"
One of two spans will remain open throughout the duration of the project, but with just one lane in each direction. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A taxingContinue reading "SIX-MONTH ROUTE 520 BOTTLENECK TO BEGIN"
BOTTLENECK AHEAD AT ROUTE 520 SPANS
Motorists will face a narrowing of the twin bridges to one lane in each direction for up to eight months, officials said. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD TheContinue reading "BOTTLENECK AHEAD AT ROUTE 520 SPANS"
LITTLE SILVER TEEN BADLY HURT IN HEAD-ON
Volunteer firefighters peel open the roof of the minivan to extricate its driver. (Click to enlarge) An 18-year-old Little Silver man was helicoptered to a trauma center after the minivanContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER TEEN BADLY HURT IN HEAD-ON"
RED BANK: FIAT DEALER EYES TIGHT CORNER
A vacant lot that was last home to a car rental business could be revived as a Fiat dealership, according to plans filed with the borough. (Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: FIAT DEALER EYES TIGHT CORNER"
NO SERIOUS INJURIES IN TWO-CAR CRASH
It took emergency volunteers more than half an hour to extricate a 36-year-old Red Bank woman after a two-car smashup on Newman Springs Road Thursday night, but no one oneContinue reading "NO SERIOUS INJURIES IN TWO-CAR CRASH"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Yet another busy week for Middletown police, the department reports, with seven arrests the last five days. In today’s weekly roundup from Detective Lieutenant Steve Dollinger, there’sContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN COP ARRESTS BELT-SWINGER"
DOWNED WIRES KNOCK OUT POWER
Downed utility wires in front of Westside Hose Company in Red Bank knocked out power to a block of homes on Leighton Avenue and forced the closure of the streetContinue reading "DOWNED WIRES KNOCK OUT POWER"
WEAVING A WEB OF FULFILLMENT, FINALLY
Black Widow Bike Works owner Joy Luv Montefusco, left, and her right-hand man, Mike Jastrzemski, are quietly making a name for themselves in the Red Bank area. (Photo by DustinContinue reading "WEAVING A WEB OF FULFILLMENT, FINALLY"
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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 ...