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RED BANK: AUDIT LED TO YASSIN CHARGES
RED BANK: Audit uncovered 'suspicious transactions' that led to charges against former council member Hazim Yassin, foundation prez says.
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RED BANK: YASSIN CHARGED WITH THEFT
RED BANK: Former councilman Hazim Yassin charged with stealing $7,650 from the nonprofit Red Bank Borough Education Foundation.
RED BANK: RECURRING BOMB THREATS PROBED
RED BANK: Police have ID'd an out-of-state suspect in a series of bomb threats directed at a Broad Street office, including three in the last three days.
RED BANK: DRUG OVERDOSE CASES SOARING
RED BANK: Borough police are "constantly" answering drug overdose calls these days, chief says as county prosecutor releases data showing OD deaths soaring.
RUMSON: BATCHLER RESIGNS AS RFH TEACHER
RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN: Former football coach Bryan Batchler, who lost his job under cloudy circumstances, resigns as RFH teacher.
MIDDLETOWN: MAN CHARGED WITH LURING
MIDDLETOWN: Prosecutor charges township man with luring teen found with him in his car.
RUMSON: BATCHLER BACKERS DEMAND ACTION
RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN: Ousted football coach Bryan Batchler wants a public airing as the school moves to strip him of tenure.
RED BANK: COUNCIL TAPS METER INSTALLER
Existing water meters are to be replaced with new technology that includes radio transmitters for remote reading, like one already in use on this new house on Oakland Street. (Photo by JohnContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL TAPS METER INSTALLER"
RUMSON: BATCHLER WON’T BE PROSECUTED
Former R-FH head football coach Bryan Batchler. (Photo courtesy of Shore Sports Zone. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Ousted Rumson-Fair Haven football coach Bryan Batchler has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing forContinue reading "RUMSON: BATCHLER WON’T BE PROSECUTED"
RED BANK: GOP HOSED ON WATER VOTES
Council President Cindy Burnham, sitting in for the absent mayor for the first time, recused herself from the meter bond vote on advice from borough Attorney Jean Cipriani, right. (Photo byContinue reading "RED BANK: GOP HOSED ON WATER VOTES"
Two bonds totaling $3.7 million in debt for a new well and water meters are up for possible adoption vote. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: WATER BONDS UP FOR VOTE"
The Middletown police department is one of three in Monmouth County that will test the feasibility of video cameras worn on the uniforms of patrol officers, county Prosecutor Chris GramiccioniContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN COPS TO TEST BODY CAMERAS"
PROSECUTOR: NO WRONGDOING IN ARREST
Video of Jeffrey Michel’s arrest on the Brookdale campus last month. (Video by Vincent Cordero) By JOHN T. WARD The viral-video pepper-spray arrest of a Brookdale Community College student lastContinue reading "PROSECUTOR: NO WRONGDOING IN ARREST"
LITTLE SILVER COP CHARGED WITH ASSAULT
A Little Silver police officer was charged with simple assault Friday following an alleged domestic violence incident in Sea Bright a day earlier, authorities tell redbankgreen. Joseph Glynn, Jr., 26,Continue reading "LITTLE SILVER COP CHARGED WITH ASSAULT"
RUMSON: GUN BUYBACK TALLY SOARS
In its second year, two-day cash-for-guns program in Rumson and Asbury Park last week saw a 64-percent jump over 2013 in the number of weapons surrendered, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’sContinue reading "RUMSON: GUN BUYBACK TALLY SOARS"
RUMSON: GUN BUYBACK ‘BRISK’
Sergeant Rocco Santorsola shows off a MAC 10 assault weapon exchanged for $200 at the gun buyback in Rumson Friday morning. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RUMSON: GUN BUYBACK ‘BRISK’"
By JOHN T. WARD A Sea Bright man pleaded guilty to ripping off the Federal Emergency Management Administration via hotel charges he didn’t deserve, authorities announced Tuesday. Bill Nagle, 52,Continue reading "SEA BRIGHT MAN GUILTY OF SANDY FRAUD"
The family of a motorcyclist killed in a crash on West Front Street in Middletown last September is pressing the Monmouth County Prosecutor to bring charges against a motorist, NJ.comContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN: FAMILY WANTS CRASH CHARGES"
By JOHN T. WARD A two-day gun-buyback program aimed at getting unwanted firearms out of circulation ended with a bit of a bang this weekend. Police in affluent, suburban RumsonContinue reading "RUMSON OUTDRAWS ASBURY IN GUN BUYBACK"
SEA BRIGHT MAN CHARGED IN SANDY FRAUD
By JOHN T. WARD A Sea Bright man was arrested Wednesday and charged with ripping off the Federal Emergency Management Administration by racking up hotel charges he didn’t deserve, authoritiesContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT MAN CHARGED IN SANDY FRAUD"
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FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.