LITTLE SILVER: TWO ARRESTED AFTER DISPUTE

Little Silver police taking the two unidentified men into custody on Grant Place Sunday afternoon. (Click to enlarge)

Two men were arrested on a leafy Little Silver street Sunday afternoon after what appeared to be a dispute over missing money, police said.

According to Chief Dan Shaffery, police responded to an anonymous call reporting a robbery on Grant Place around 4 p.m.

Two men were stopped on Grant Place, where one of them told police that the other had visited him at his home, on nearby Pinckney Road, and that $200 was missing after the visitor left.

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MOTORISTS SWEATING DETOUR IN STRIDE

ls-trafficTraffic 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 to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

ls-detour-mapIt’s the first full day of Little Silver’s traffic shuffle, as work on the New Jersey Transit crossing at the borough train station begins an estimated two-week blockage of a main artery through town and into Shrewsbury.

Amid the vexing backups on area roads in sweltering heat, commuter tempers seem to be cool for now.

“It wasn’t as bad as I thought, which is surprising,” said Elena Acuna, who commutes by rail to New York City three times a week. “We’ll see. It’s just kind of annoying.”

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HOW D’YA SPELL THAT?

pickney-rd1A redbankgreen reader, who goes by the name redbankcharlie, found a spelling error on one of the traffic signs at the entrance to town. (Photo contributed by redbankcharlie; Click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Shall we call traffic sign vigilante Jeff Deck in to Red Bank?

Probably not, but this is the type of spelling error that would have qualified for his 2 1/2-month U.S. tour with a ‘typo correction kit’ fixing spelling and grammatical errors on traffic signs.

In Red Bank, it’s not a glaring gaffe, but it was enough to get the attention of one reader.

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