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RED BANK: FAMILY MOURNS MAN KILLED WALKING HOME FROM WORK
Frank Luna Santamaria was killed by a car while walking home from work. His family is raising money to pay for a funeral in Mexico. (click to read)
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RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN DIES FROM INJURIES
RED BANK: A 20-year-old borough man has died of injuries sustained when he was struck by a car last week, police said. (Click to read more.)
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN CRITICAL AFTER CAR STRIKE
An unidentified man remained in critical condition late Thursday after being struck by a car on Bridge Avenue Wednesday night.
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY TRAIN
A pedestrian was able to walk away after being struck by a train pulling into Red Bank’s NJ Transit rail station this afternoon, according to several people on the scene.
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN STRUCK
RED BANK: Pedestrian suffered "relatively minor" injuries when she was struck by a vehicle last week, police said Monday.
RED BANK: NEW PED-XINGS PLANNED
RED BANK: Council expected to advance plan for new crosswalks, and possible additional flashing signal, on Maple Avenue.
RED BANK: STREETSCAPE BEGINS LONG ROAD
RED BANK: Borough unveils concept plans for makeover of Shrewsbury Avenue to address notorious difficulties for pedestrians.
RED BANK: STREETSCAPE UP FOR COMMENT
RED BANK: Administration plans public input session for proposed safety and aesthetic upgrades to notoriously difficult Shrewsbury Avenue.
RED BANK: TWO MORE FOUR-WAY STOPS OK’D
RED BANK: Amid discussion about speeding and pedestrian safety, council gives informal greenlight to four-way stops at two intersections.
RED BANK: Pedestrian stable after being struck by vehicle in front of Riverside Gardens Park Thursday night, says police chief.
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN SIGNALS ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Two problematic pedestrian crossings, including one where a woman suffered fatal injuries, to get user-activated flashing signals.
FAIR HAVEN: PEDESTRIAN STRUCK
FAIR HAVEN: Pedestrian struck as car jumps curb and crashes into tree in early morning darkness. Victim declined medical assistance, police say.
RED BANK: A borough woman suffered minor injuries when struck by a minivan while crossing Bridge Avenue Tuesday night, police say.
RED BANK: A pedestrian was transported to the ER after she was struck crossing a busy downtown intersection Thursday evening, police say.
RED BANK: A Rumson woman was struck while crossing Broad Street on foot Thursday afternoon, police say.
RED BANK: A 76-year-old pedestrian was in the crosswalk on Broad Street when he was struck by car Friday morning, police say.
FAIR HAVEN: ROAD WORKER STRUCK
FAIR HAVEN: A Monmouth County worker on a road-striping crew was struck by a car here Thursday, police said.
RED BANK: 97-YEAR-OLD IN CRITICAL CARE
RED BANK: Pedestrian struck by SUV outside Foodtown Saturday is a 97-year-old borough resident. He's in critical condition, police said.
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN STRUCK
RED BANK: Elderly pedestrian struck on Broad Street outside Foodtown 18 months after similar accident resulting in a woman's death.
LINCROFT: ACCIDENT KILLS RETIREE AT CBA
LINCROFT: An 88 year-old member of the Christian Brothers Academy community was struck and killed by a car at the campus entrance, NJ.com reports.
Partyline
PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.