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RED BANK: ENNIO MENNA DIES
RED BANK: Ennio Menna, the father of former mayor Pasquale Menna, died at Riverview Medical Center Friday at age 94.
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RED BANK: ARTS CHAMPION TOM CHESEK DIES
RED BANK: Tom Chesek, who for decades spotlighted unheralded local artists with distinctive prose, has died at age 64.
RED BANK: Former councilman Tom Hintelmann, a lifelong borough resident who taught at RBC for 40 years, died Friday at age 85.
RED BANK: FORMER MAYOR NICOSIA DIES AT 101
RED BANK: Former mayor, judge and Democratic party leader Benedict Nicosia has died. He was 101 years old.
RED BANK: FOOD WRITER SUSAN ERICSON DIES
RED BANK: Food writer Susan Ericson, who savored and promoted the local food scene for redbankgreen and on her blog, has died at age 66.
LITTLE SILVER: ROBERT SICKLES SR. DIES
LITTLE SILVER: Robert Sickles Sr., patriarch of a family farm that traces its agricultural roots back more than three centuries, has died at age 92.
RED BANK: LOWERY FUNERAL AWASH IN BLUE
RED BANK: Funeral service for Monsignor Philip Lowery, who served St. James Parish for three decades, attracts a sea of police blue.
RED BANK: MONSIGNOR LOWERY DIES AT 70
RED BANK: Monsignor Philip Lowery, who served St. James Parish for three decades, dies at at 70. Mayor and governor praise his impact on lives.
RED BANK: TWO RIVER THEATER FOUNDER DIES
RED BANK: Robert Rechnitz, who co-founded the Two River Theater with his wife and directed a number of its productions, has died.
RED BANK: OPIOID ADDICTION CITED IN OBIT
RED BANK: The obituary of a former borough resident who died of a drug overdose last week includes some unusually frank talk about his addiction.
RED BANK: John Cash Sr., chairman of Red Bank's planning board for the past 15 years, died at his home in the borough last Friday.
RED BANK: TWO POLITICAL SPOUSES PASS
RED BANK: Death announcements for Dorothy Nicosia and Doreen DuPont, spouses of two longtime political figures.
RED BANK: LONGTIME MUNICIPAL JUDGE DIES
RED BANK: Judge William Himelman, believed to be the longest-serving municipal jurist in New Jersey, dies at age 85.
LONGTIME REGISTER EDITOR ART KAMIN DIES
The masthead of the Daily Register, where Kamin was the president and editor for two decades. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Arthur Z. Kamin, a longtime Fair Haven resident whoContinue reading "LONGTIME REGISTER EDITOR ART KAMIN DIES"
RED BANK: LONGTIME BARBER DIES
A longtime fixture of downtown Red Bank died Monday. Domenick Sama, who owned and operated Domenick’s Barber Shop, on East Front Street, died at his home in Red Bank, accordingContinue reading "RED BANK: LONGTIME BARBER DIES"
RED BANK’S LAST CONSTABLE DIES AT 99
Saul Diamond, the last person to hold the position of Red Bank constable, died Sunday at his home at Riverview Towers, on Riverside Avenue. He was 99 years old. Diamond’sContinue reading "RED BANK’S LAST CONSTABLE DIES AT 99"
FORMER RUMSON MAYOR CALLMAN DEAD AT 95
Charles ‘Chillie’ Callman in at Little Silver Borough Hall in 2008, when he opposed a consolidation of local police departments. (Click to enlarge) Charles ‘Chillie’ Callman, who served two longContinue reading "FORMER RUMSON MAYOR CALLMAN DEAD AT 95"
FERNANDES FUNERAL SLATED FOR SATURDAY
Above, former Mayor Maria Fernandes, seen being interviewed by a TV news crew in 2008. Below, bunting blows in the breeze at Sea Bright’s borough hall Monday in her honor.Continue reading "FERNANDES FUNERAL SLATED FOR SATURDAY"
Little Silver Mayor Suzanne Castleman passed away Friday at 76. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Suzanne Castleman, Little Silver’s mayor and a lifelong resident ofContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER MAYOR CASTLEMAN DIES"
LITTLE SILVER MAYOR’S HUSBAND DIES
A sign outside Little Silver Borough Hall recognizes the death of Donald Castleman, husband of Mayor Suzanne Castleman. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Donald Castleman,Continue reading "LITTLE SILVER MAYOR’S HUSBAND DIES"
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TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.