FAIR HAVEN: TWOFER KISS FOR NEW CAPTAIN
FAIR HAVEN: For new police captain Robert Townshend, Tuesday's promotion was the "second-best thing" ever to happen to him on October 12.
RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY ON TABLE
RED BANK: The authors of a report calling for the creation of a downtown redevelopment agency appear on the verge of winning a contract to make it happen.
RED BANK: REPORT RIPS TOWN OPERATIONS
RED BANK: Report from council-commissioned management review is sharply critical of borough operations across the board, starting with the form of government.
RED BANK: LIBRARY DIRECTOR TO RETIRE
RED BANK: After a career pivot, a tumultuous chapter and the restoration of calm, library director McDermott announces plan to retire.
RED BANK: NEW ADMINISTRATOR NAMED
RED BANK: Council picks new administrator. He's 33, an Army veteran and ex-mayor from Union County. And his salary will be triple his predecessor's.
RED BANK: DEMS TAP ACTING ADMINISTRATOR
RED BANK: Flexing their muscle as the majority party once again, Democrats pick consultant as interim borough administrator.
RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAPS ON BITTER NOTE
RED BANK: As Sickels ends 38-year career, Taylor tees up Dems for partisanship over his successor as borough administrator.
RED BANK: SICKELS LAUDED FOR ‘COMMITMENT’
RED BANK: Closing out a 38-year municipal career, Stanley Sickels wins praise for his commitment, professionalism and institutional knowledge.
RED BANK: Q&A ON ADMINISTRATOR SEARCH
RED BANK: The hunt is on to replace Stanley Sickels, the borough's most powerful unelected official. Here's a Q&A with the head of the search committee.
FAIR HAVEN: POLICE STATION UPGRADES SLATED
FAIR HAVEN: The borough police station, housed since 1983 in a former schoolhouse, is about to get its first remodeling since then.
RED BANK: SICKELS TO RETIRE AT END OF 2017
RED BANK: Stanley Sickels, the borough's most powerful unelected official, plans to retire in a year. But first, he'll cash out his unused sick days.
FAIR HAVEN: McGOVERN TO TAKE LEAD AT PD
Joe McGovern, who’s to be sworn in as chief Monday night, has spent his entire career with the borough police department. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: McGOVERN TO TAKE LEAD AT PD"
RFH: SOURLIS ENDS 30-YEAR WINNING CAREER
Rumson-Fair Haven girls’ basketball coach George Sourlis, the Shore Conference’s all-time winningest coach, announced his retirement Wednesday. Sourlis ends his 30-year leadership of the Lady Bulldogs after five state championships, 14 sectionalContinue reading "RFH: SOURLIS ENDS 30-YEAR W ...
FAIR HAVEN: CHIEF HANGING UP HIS HAT
Darryl Breckenridge is winding down a career of 35 years with the police in his hometown. He’s seen below at a 2012 Veteran’s Day commemoration with World War II veteranContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: CHIEF HANGING UP HIS HAT"
RED BANK: SAYING GOODBYE TO ‘GRANDMA’
Mary Boynton with some of her freshly awakened toddler charges last week. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Over the past 30 years, MaryContinue reading "RED BANK: SAYING GOODBYE TO ‘GRANDMA’"
RED BANK: SCHOOLS HEAD MORANA TO RETIRE
Superintendent Laura Morana in her office in 2009. (Click to enlarge) Red Bank schools Superintendent Laura Morana is leaving the district at the end of the month, according to aContinue reading "RED BANK: SCHOOLS HEAD MORANA TO RETIRE"
RED BANK: AMID THE BLUE
A rack of small vessels at the Navesink Riverside Residences and Marina added colors to the river’s deep blue, as seen from the Red Ba ...
[GIF] COUNTDOWN TO TREE LIGHTING
The final countown and lighting of Broad Street toward the end of the Holiday Express Concert. GIF below and video right after.
PANORAMA: HOLIDAY EXPRESS CONCERT
Tim McLoone and his Holiday Express band light up the crowd on Broad Street before the annual tree lighting.
THANKSGIVING EVE: WHAT WAS GOING ON
Nothing marks the arrival of Thanksgiving weekend like reacquainting with someone from high school that you hoped to never see again in your ...
RED BANK: YES, RED BANK
Kayaker Carla Fiscella shared this lovely autumn vignette along the Swimming River at Chapin Avenue from last week.
RED BANK BUCKS GIVEAWAY
Red Bank RiverCenter will host a $5,000 Red Bank Bucks Giveaway at Toast City Diner this Saturday. It’s essentially free money, and who do ...
RED BANK: TREE TIME!
This year’s Christmas tree arrived at Riverside Gardens Park in Red Bank Saturday. It will be lit (along with the rest of the downtown) as ...
RED BANK CLASSIC 5K RUNNING A DEAL
Red Bank 5K Classic sets 2024 date, with discount registrations starting Friday.
PBA TOY DRIVE BRINGS JOY TO LOCAL KIDS
Help make a kid’s Christmas a bit nicer with a toy donation to the annual Red Bank PBA toy drive.
FUNDRAISERS SUPPORT GLOBAL REFUGEE RELIEF
Fundraisers with the United Nations Refugee agency on Broad Street collecting donations for refugees worldwide, and killing time between cha ...
“PUT IT IN THE WINDOW!”
The King of Rock and Roll was seen hanging in the window of Jack’s Music Shoppe. When asked if there was any reason behind it apart fr ...
RED BANK: WATCH YOUR STEP
The painted sidewalk at 205 Broad Street (featured in a recent Where Have I Seen This) getting a new look today.