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RUMSONITES BARK AT TREE TAKEDOWN
Shade Tree Commission Chairman Doug Spencer shows residents a piece of a tree Tuesday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Fair Haven officials aren’t quite outContinue reading "RUMSONITES BARK AT TREE TAKEDOWN"
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RUMSON BIZ OWNERS TRASH GARBAGE PLAN
Starting in July, Rumson will no longer collect trash from Dumpsters, leaving some businesses to hire outside contractors to do the job. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RUMSON BIZ OWNERS TRASH GARBAGE PLAN"
HATS THROWN INTO AND HELD FROM RACES
Little Silver Mayor Suzanne Castleman is calling it quits. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Monday was the deadline for candidates to file for November’s elections,Continue reading "HATS THROWN INTO AND HELD FROM RACES"
RUMSON SNUFFING OUT SMOKING IN PARKS
Rumson intends to ban smoking in all of its public parks. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Smoke ’em if you got ’em. Just not inContinue reading "RUMSON SNUFFING OUT SMOKING IN PARKS"
RUMSON’S SPENDING DOWN, TAXES UP
For the second year in a row, Rumson’s tax rate will increase. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Rumson officials told department heads earlier this yearContinue reading "RUMSON’S SPENDING DOWN, TAXES UP"
RUMSON: NO DAWGS ALLOWED ON THE LAWN
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI You can show school spirit all you want in Rumson. Just keep it off the lawn. A request that had sailed through in Fair Haven didn’t makeContinue reading "RUMSON: NO DAWGS ALLOWED ON THE LAWN"
PARENTS, STUDENTS PUSH FOR CREW AT R-FH
Rumson resident Jenny Baumer makes a case to the borough council Tuesday night to keep spring crew at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)Continue reading "PARENTS, STUDENTS PUSH FOR CREW AT R-FH"
RUMSON OUTSOURCING SCRAPPED FOR NOW
Trash collection will remain a borough operation in 2011. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Rumson officials have canned the idea of outsourcing trash collection inContinue reading "RUMSON OUTSOURCING SCRAPPED FOR NOW"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The Rumson-Fair Haven sports triplet is back intact. Two weeks after locking up a deal with Fair Haven to keep lacrosse and flag football as part ofContinue reading "IN R-FH CREW DEAL, R-FH IS OUT"
RUMSON NEARS POLICE CONTRACT THRU 2013
The borough and its police union are poised to finalize a seven-year contract, ending a three-year deadlock in negotiations. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI RumsonContinue reading "RUMSON NEARS POLICE CONTRACT THRU 2013"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The breakup of Rumson and Fair Haven’s recreation alliance may turn out to have been brief. After a few sit-downs, the neighbors have come to an agreementContinue reading "RUMSON WON’T AXE FAIR HAVEN FROM SPORTS"
A ROOM FULL OF GARBAGE IDEAS
A public works employee picks up recycling in Rumson last week. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI If you ask the residents who filled borough hallContinue reading "A ROOM FULL OF GARBAGE IDEAS"
LOCALS TRASH RUMSON GARBAGE PLAN
More than 30 people turned out at borough hall Tuesday to speak out against an idea to privatize garbage pickup in Rumson. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "LOCALS TRASH RUMSON GARBAGE PLAN"
POND DREDGING DELAYS RILE RUMSONITES
State officials say Pomphrey’s Pond, across East River Road from borough hall, will get its long-awaited dredging later this year. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "POND DREDGING DELAYS RILE RUMSONITES"
AFTER TWO DROPS, RUMSON TAX RISES
The Rumson Borough Council met at a special meeting Tuesday afternoon to finalize the budget. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Unlike its neighbors to theContinue reading "AFTER TWO DROPS, RUMSON TAX RISES"
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LOCAL 9 TAKE TROPHY
After a long hot two days of baseball, the Red Bank area-based Jersey Shore Raiders emerged as champions of the United States Amateur Baseba ...
RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...