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RED BANK: Motorist killed when his car strikes a pickup truck and flips at foot of Cooper's Bridge.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: ROADWORK UNDER THE LIGHTS
RED BANK: What's with all the floodlights, cones and detours along Route 35 at night? redbankgreen's latest What's Going On Here has the answer.
MIDDLETOWN: WOMAN STRUCK AND KILLED
A 75-year-old Middletown woman died Monday evening when she was struck crossing Route 35, township police said Tuesday. Nadra Sourial was stuck as she crossed the highway from east toContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN: WOMAN STRUCK AND KILLED"
SEA BRIGHT TO PUT COP ON CROSSWALK BEAT
The tiny borough plans to deploy a police officer devoted to enforcement of pedestrian safety laws. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Sea BrightContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT TO PUT COP ON CROSSWALK BEAT"
RED BANK: DEAD FISH LEFT ON BRIDGE
Seen on the Route 35/Cooper’s Bridge between Middletown and Red Bank at midday Thursday: four dead fish. Apparently, whoever caught them couldn’t even bother to throw them back into theContinue reading "RED BANK: DEAD FISH LEFT ON BRIDGE"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS + THIS?
We’re now roaring into summer with a twofer Where Have I Seen This?
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The recurring — and alarming — theme for Middletown’s police officers this week was dealing with alleged drunks crashing into things. There were five reported car accidentsContinue reading "DRUNK DRIVING RAMPANT IN MIDDLETOWN"
COPS: CLERK POCKETED CASH
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI An employee at the Target on Route 35 was taken from the store in cuffs last week after police say she pocketed cash that was supposed toContinue reading "COPS: CLERK POCKETED CASH"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A 26-year-old Red Bank man was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle whose driver fled the scene Tuesday night, police said. The accident, which occurredContinue reading "RED BANK MAN VICTIM OF HIT AND RUN"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A father and two sons were arrested after a lengthy undercover investigation by Middletown police and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, police said. The three-month investigation ledContinue reading "DAD, SONS BUSTED IN M’TOWN DRUG STING"
CLINIC STRIKES FEAR IN NEIGHBORHOOD
A crowd packed Middletown’s meeting room Monday night rallying against a recently opened medical center that dispenses methadone. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The tinyContinue reading "CLINIC STRIKES FEAR IN NEIGHBORHOOD"
MEMORIAL DAY ROUNDUP
A home on Bingham Avenue in Rumson displays a row of miniature American flags in recognition of Memorial Day, which is Monday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "MEMORIAL DAY ROUNDUP"
HOTEL PLAN CLEARS FIRST HURDLE
The zoning board’s decision exempts the former filling station site from an ordinance that appeared to limit its use to residences. Planner Roy DeBoer, below, testified for the developer. (ClickContinue reading "HOTEL PLAN CLEARS FIRST HURDLE"
PRISONER BUSTED IN 2008 BURGLARY
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI In this week’s recap of Middletown police activity, a high school girl was assaulted  at school, a teen was busted trying to buy whiskey and a prisonerContinue reading "PRISONER BUSTED IN 2008 BURGLARY"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Middletown police made several arrests over the weekend, including one of a man accused of drunkenly smashing a vehicle into the back of a paint truck andContinue reading "COPS: DRUNK DRIVER CRASHES IN WORK ZONE"
SHREWSBURY NAIL SALONS BURGLARIZED
Estella Nails was one of two Shrewsbury nail salons broken into the last two weeks. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A pair of Shrewsbury nailContinue reading "SHREWSBURY NAIL SALONS BURGLARIZED"
PROBE INTO DEADLY FIRE CONTINUES
The scene at 135 Statesir Place Tuesday morning. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office continues to investigate the deadly fire that ripped through a StatesirContinue reading "PROBE INTO DEADLY FIRE CONTINUES"
MIDDLETOWN BAR CRUSH RILES NEIGHBORS
Brisk business at MJ’s Pizza Bar and Grill is causing traffic to jam up a nearby residential area, neighbors say. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN BAR CRUSH RILES NEIGHBORS"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Shoplifting, car break-ins and credit card theft are among the crimes that have kept Middletown police busy as of late. The department made six arrests for theContinue reading "M’TOWN: THEFT, SHOPLIFTING, BURGLARY"
BANK GOES TO PLAN B ON FORMER HOV HQ
The former Hovnanian Enterprises headquarters in Middletown is in the midst of a complete makeover and almost ready for tenants. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "BANK GOES TO PLAN B ON FORMER HOV HQ"
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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.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.