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RED BANK: Council delays action on proposed settlement that would slash bank site assessment by almost one-third, but only to tweak the wording.
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RED BANK: BIG TAX CUT FOR BANK ON AGENDA
RED BANK: A tax appeal settlement on tonight's council agenda would slash the assessment on a drive-thru bank property by almost one-third.
RED BANK: Rumson woman gets $850k settlement in trip-and-fall lawsuit against SuperFoodtown, New Jersey Law Journal reports.
Superintendent Carolyn Kossack, seen here in 2012.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A lawsuit that accused Little Silver’s school superintendent of same-sex sexual harassment was settledContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: HARASSMENT SUIT COST $290K"
Superintendent Carolyn Kossack, seen here in 2012.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Little Silver Board of Education has approved a proposed settlementContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: HARRASSMENT SUIT SETTLED"
A tentative deal to settle allegations arising from recent melees has tentative agreement, the mayor says. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Fixx, theContinue reading "RED BANK: FIXX SETTLEMENT EXPECTED"
7-ELEVEN SETTLEMENT GETS QUICK CHECKOUT
A lawyer for the planned 7-Eleven said signage lighting would be turned off, and other lighting would be reduced to the minimum needed for security, during the hours when theContinue reading "7-ELEVEN SETTLEMENT GETS QUICK CHECKOUT"
WOMAN’S CLUB GETS SECRET SETTLEMENT
That little bit of decorative cornice that overhangs the Woman’s Club fire lane cost the Bank of America. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD What’s a couple of inchesContinue reading "WOMAN’S CLUB GETS SECRET SETTLEMENT"
YMCA SCALES BACK EXPANSION PLAN
Talks between Community YMCA officials and Red Bank’s zoning board led the Y to shave 15,000 square feet off a proposed expansion at the Maple Avenue health facility. (Click toContinue reading "YMCA SCALES BACK EXPANSION PLAN"
A Middletown man who was roughed-up by a former Red Bank policeman following the KaBoom Fireworks show in 2006 has pocketed a $290,000 settlement check from the town’s insurance carrier.Continue reading "REPORT: POLICE ABUSE VICTIM GOT $290,000"
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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.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...