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FAIR HAVEN: CRASH SHUTS ROAD
FAIR HAVEN: Minor injuries reported after cars hits utility pole, closing Hance Road.
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RED BANK: Pedestrian suffers minor injuries when she's hit by falling debris as a truck takes down a pole on Brad Street.
RED BANK: A LITTLE LIBRARY, ON A POLE
Judi Pack’s ‘Little Free Library, decorated for Halloween. (Photo by Sarah Klepner. Click to enlarge) By SARAH KLEPNER Judi Pack wants kids to love books so much that she hasContinue reading "RED BANK: A LITTLE LIBRARY, ON A POLE"
RED BANK: DRIVER ESCAPES DOWNED WIRES
Electrical wire burned on the ground and on the lip of a raised dumptruck bin after an accident at Red Bank Recycling on Central Avenue in Red Bank that tookContinue reading "RED BANK: DRIVER ESCAPES DOWNED WIRES"
RED BANK POWER RESTORATION CONTINUES
A map issued by the Red Bank Office of Emergency Management late Tuesday afternoon shows, in yellow, areas of town that have been restored to full electrical service. At right,Continue reading "RED BANK POWER RESTORATION CONTINUES"
NO INJURIES IN LITTLE SILVER CAR V. POLE
Strange physics appear to have been at work as an SUV smacked a utility pole in Little Silver and ended up wedged between the pole and a street sign atContinue reading "NO INJURIES IN LITTLE SILVER CAR V. POLE"
SINGLE-LANE REOPENING PLANNED
A towrig pulls a stranded car from the snow while utility crews work on the opposite side of West Front Street at 3:30p Wednesday. (Click to enlarge) A utility poleContinue reading "SINGLE-LANE REOPENING PLANNED"
DETOUR EXPECTED FOR A.M. DRIVE TIME
Westbound traffic was diverted from West Front Street onto Broad Street Tuesday evening, above, jamming up downtown Red Bank. Below, eastbound vehicles lined up on Monmouth Street. (Click to enlarge)Continue reading "DETOUR EXPECTED FOR A.M. DRIVE TIME"
POLE DOWN ON WEST FRONT
Authorities left West Front Street open despite the presence of a fallen utility pole to maintain roadway access to Riverview Medical Center. Below, the aftermath of a train-versus-van accident atContinue reading "POLE DOWN ON WEST FRONT"
POLES APART
A power company crew was on the scene at midday Thursday. (Click to enlarge) Three days after redbankgreen reported that a jury-rigged utility pole was again leaning precariously over BroadContinue reading "POLES APART"
LEAN TWO?
Is it us, or is this thing leaning again? (Click to enlarge) A leaning utility pole that caused a brief shutdown of Broad Street traffic two months again appears toContinue reading "LEAN TWO?"
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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.
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.