IN MEMORY

Memorial07_irBelow are details about local memorial services planned to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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INTRODUCING: CLASS ACT

CLASS-ACT_MIDDLETOWNToday, redbankgreen introduces a new occasional feature called Class Act.

Class Act reports news about local young people who’ve moved on to college and beyond to continue their education. We’ll be grouping them by town of residence and posting periodically. The first one is about Middletown residents who recently graduated from college, and one who’s still there, doing some esoteric research.

The feature is one of several new ones we’ll be rolling out on our all-new All Good page, which is dedicated to “news from a brighter future,” with special emphasis on the achievements and good works of kids, volunteers, charitable organizations and others who embody the spirit of a better world for all of us.

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SHREWSBURY POLICE ARREST THREE

Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of August 24 to August 30, 2013.

call-in-the-authorities•Arrests

Timothy Telymonde, male age 47 of Cliffwood Beach was arrested on 8/24/13 for Contempt of Court in the area of Shrewsbury Avenue by Ptl. Mary Ellen Jennings.

Anthony M. Pepe, male age 26 of Brooklyn, NY was arrested on 8/25/13 for Contempt of Court in the area of Broad Street by Ptl. Tracy Polk.

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WEEKEND: WORMS, TRUCKS ‘N SMASHED FRUIT

The orchestra seats have been covered in plastic at the Count Basie for tonight’s appearance by fruit-smashing comedian Gallagher. Still: pity the housekeeping crew. Troubador Pat Guadagno, below, is at Jamian’s Saturday. (Click to enlarge)

Friday, August 8:

SHREWSBURY: Take a ride over to the Monmouth County Eastern Branch Library as big rigs from Shrewsbury Public Works line up for touch-a-truck. Big Truck Day is both kid and adult friendly, and begins at 11 a.m. 1001 Route 35 North.

SHREWSBURY: The Master Gardeners of Monmouth County demonstrate vermicompost, using worms to make nutrient-rich soil at the Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch. The compost demonstration begins at 11 a.m. 1001 Route 35 North.

MIDDLETOWN: The Manga Club gets a special visit from voice actress Michele Knotz – voice of May in Pokémon as well as video games, audio books and more – at the Middletown Main Library. J*Con: A Manga Club Special Event, features food, games, anime, manga, prizes, cosplay, as well as a Q&A with the manga star. Register in advance online, the event begins at 12:30 p.m. 55 New Monmouth Road.

RED BANK: Dig Into Reading at the craft party hosted at Red Bank Public Library, where kids can create rock paintings and animal fossils. The party lasts from 3 to 4 p.m. 84 West Front Street.

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SHREWSBURY POLICE REPORTS

Activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of July 27 to August 2, 2013.

call-in-the-authoritiesReport of Theft and Criminal Mischief in the area of Emperor Wok, Shrewsbury Avenue on 7/29/13. Victim reports property taken by unknown subject(s). Ptl. Ryan Cullinane investigating.

Arrests

Tyree T. Weston, male age 21 of Asbury Park was arrested on 7/29/13 for Contempt of Court in the area of Shrewsbury Avenue by Ptl. Ryan Cullinane.

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MUNI CALENDAR: COPS, ZONERS AND MORE

National Night Out features include a bounce house in Fair Haven, above, and a drunk-driving simulation in Red Bank, below. (Click to enlarge)

What’s going on, civics-wise, this week in some of the towns on the Green…

Fair Haven and Red Bank: Each town hosts its annual “National Night Out” gathering Tuesday evening to get residents, and particularly kids, to casually interact with their police departments, learn some safety lessons and have some fun along the way.

Fair Haven’s event, held behind police headquarters, runs from 5 to 8 p.m. and features a bounce house, a dunking machine, and free food and drinks. Here’s a video of last year’s event.

In Red Bank, The event will include demonstrations by the police department and the volunteer fire and first aid squads, as well as tours of police headquarters and child ID fingerprinting. Red Bank PBA Local 39, Super Foodtown of Red Bank and Manhattan Bagel will offer free food and refreshments.

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SHREWSBURY: CENTURY TWO, iPAD IN HAND

Centenarian Carlotta Niles at her Shrewsbury home. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge)

By WIL FULTON

Born to a silent-film star, Carlotta Niles of Shrewsbury has no plans of slowing down.

Or so it’s tempting to say. From daily drives in her Mercedes convertible to traveling around the world, to learning new languages and mastering bridge with help from her trusty iPad, it’s safe to say Niles is still living her life to the fullest.

Except for the hot-air ballooning. At 100 years old, she finds she’s had to cut back on that.

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SHREWSBURY: REPORT OF STOLEN PAYCHECK

Activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of July 20 to July 26, 2013.

call-in-the-authoritiesReport of Theft in the area of Broad Street on 7/22/13. Merchandise taken by unknown subject(s). Damages totaling $279.99. Accused Wayne Stevens, male age 31 of Red Bank was later arrested and charged by Ptl. Jessica Boyd.

Report of Theft in the area of Broad Street on 7/24/13. Victim reports merchandise taken by unknown subject(s). Damages totaling $5,000.00. Ptl. Frank Neary investigating.

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RED BANK, SHREWSWBURY MAKE DRUG BUSTS

Red Bank and Shrewsbury police reported separate drug arrests Friday.

From Shrewsbury PD, regarding an incident that occurred at noontime Friday, according to Chief Lou Ferraro:

A Long Branch man has been arrested and charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine with intent to distribute, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute, Possession of Synthetic Marijuana, and Possession of drug paraphernalia.

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SHREWSBURY POLICE BLOTTER

Activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of July 13 to July 19, 2013.

call-in-the-authoritiesReport of Theft in the area of Yale Drive occurring sometime over the winter months. Victim reports jewelry taken from home by unknown subject(s) sometime between Thanksgiving and March. Damages totaling $5,812.00. Ptl Mary Ellen Jennings investigating.

Report of Forgery in the area of Sycamore Avenue on 7/18/13. Victim reports prescription pad taken and used by unauthorized subject. Ptl. Tracy Polk investigating.

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SHREWSBURY: THREE VEHICLES STOLEN

Activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of July 6 to July 12, 2013.

call-in-the-authoritiesReport of Theft in the area of Broad Street on 7/7/13. Victim reports merchandise taken by unknown subject(s). Damages totaling $625.00 Ptl. Tracy Polk investigating.

Report of Harassment in the area of Broad Street on 7/9/13. Victim reports verbal threats made by a known subject. Ptl. Tracy Polk investigating.

Report of Theft in the area of Obre Place on 7/9/13. Victim reports bicycle taken from outdoor rack. Damages totaling $425.00. Ptl. Tracy Polk investigating. Bicycle recovered on 7/11/13.

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SHREWSBURY HOME BURGLARIZED

Activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of June 28 to July 5, 2013.

call-in-the-authorities• Report of Theft by Deception in the area of Broad Street on 6/28/13. Known actor sold stolen ring to pawn shop. Ring valued at $17, 815.00. Upon investigation ring recovered and returned to rightful owner by Det. James Ramsey.

• Report of Burglary in the area of Buttonwood Drive on 6/29/13.Victim reports jewelry and electronics taken from home by unknown subject(s). Damages totaling $5,190.00. Ptl Mary Ellen Jennings and Det. James Ramsey investigating.

• Report of Theft in the area of Broad Street on 6/30/13. Victim reports merchandise taken by unknown subject(s). Upon review of surveillance footage accused party was identified and returned item without further incident. Ptl. Ralph Latham investigating.

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SHREWSBURY: TWO CHARGED WITH DUI

Activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of June 17 to June 27, 2013.

call-in-the-authorities• Report of Harassment in the area of Avenue of the Commons on 6/18/13. Victim reports receiving numerous text messages from a known subject after said subject was terminated from employment. Ptl. Jessica Boyd investigating.

• Report of Theft in the area of Broad Street on 6/18/13. Victim reports iphone taken from shopping cart by unknown subject(s). Damages totaling $599.99. Ptl. Frank Neary investigating.

• Report of Harassing Phone Calls in the area of Sycamore Avenue on 6/21/13. Victim reports multiple calls by unknown subject(s) over an extended period of time. Ptl. Derek Myers investigating.

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SHREWSBURY: MAN TICKETED FOR DOG-IN-CAR

Police questioning Ralph Prisco after several shoppers reported he’d left his dog in a hot car Monday. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge)

By WIL FULTON

A Bronx man was issued a summons for leaving a dog in his car outside the Shrewsbury Trader Joe’s store Monday, when temperature approached 90 degrees, authorities tell redbankgreen.

Ralph Prisco, 80, was cited for animal cruelty, an offense carrying a potential $1,000 fine and six-month jail sentence, according to Monmouth County ASPCA Detective Sergeant William Hyer.

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THREE LOCALS ARRESTED IN GAMBLING BUST

Men from Little Silver, Sea Bright and Shrewsbury Township were among 22 arrested in recent days as part of “a well-organized gambling enterprise” that grossed $1 million a week, authorities said Tuesday morning.

An 18-month investigation dubbed “Operation Shore Bet” culminated Monday with the arrest of 22 suspects, the seizure of a dozen vehicles, more than $500,000 in cash, and the freezing of financial accounts used to facilitate the illegal activity, according to an announcement by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

The enterprise, allegedly run by men in Monmouth Beach and Hillsborough, extended from Monmouth County into New York State, and allegedly used “sophisticated electronic resources – including websites to track illegal wagering and record profits and losses,” as well as money-laundering schemes, Gramiccioni said.

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SHREWSBURY: DOG LEFT IN CAR BRINGS COPS

Shrewsbury police questioned an unidentified man outside Trader Joe’s after two witnesses complained that he had left a dog inside his car for a significant length of time as temperature neared 90 degrees early Monday afternoon. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge)

SHREWSBURY POLICE BLOTTER

Activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of June 1 to June 14, 2013.

call-in-the-authorities• Report of Harassment in the area of Patterson Avenue on 6/3/13. Victim reports being followed by a known subject. Sgt. Louis Fitzgerald investigating.

Arrests

• Alexyss N. Ferrara, female age 20 of Keyport was arrested on 6/4/13 for Contempt of Court in the area of Sycamore Avenue by Ptl. Ryan Cullinane.

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RED BANK: SAN REMO CLOSES IN ON MOVE

The transformation of the former Little Kraut restaurant has been underway for three years. Chef and ower Giovanni Boudour, below, in his new kitchen. (Photo by Robert Kern. Click to enlarge)

By ROBERT KERN

After nearly three years of planning and construction, Abdellah “Giovanni” Boudour says he looks forward to swapping a hard hat for his chef’s toque when San Remo restaurant finally opens next month in Red Bank.

Since buying the building at the corner of Oakland Street and Bridge Avenue in 2010, Boudour has split his time between overseeing the renovations and running the kitchen at the San Remo’s current location, on Newman Springs Road in Shrewsbury.

During that time he dealt with zoning processes and building permits to renovate the site from what was the Oakbridge Tavern – and, for decades before that, the Little Kraut – into his dream of a casual restaurant offering “fine dining at decent prices.”

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SHREWSBURY: LETTUCE EAT

The mouthwatering Jersey tomatoes may still be a couple of months away, but tillers at the Shrewsbury Community Garden adjoining borough hall are harvesting tender lettuce, garden committee member Della Benevides tells redbankgreen. The garden, now in its second season, features a raised-bed garden to give a wheelchair user access. (Click to enlarge)

SHREWSBURY CRIME BLOTTER

Activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of May 24 to May 31, 2013.

call-in-the-authoritiesReport of Theft in the area of Shrewsbury Avenue on 5/24/13. Victim reports property removed by unknown subject(s). Damages totaling $200.00. Ptl. Derek Myers investigating.

Report of Theft in the area of Patterson Avenue on 5/29/13. Victim reports property taken by unknown subject(s). Damages totaling $200.00. Ptl Derek Myers investigating.

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SHREWSBURY POLICE BLOTTER

Activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of May 18 to May 24, 2013.

call-in-the-authorities• Report of Theft in the area of Broad Street on 5/20/2013. Victim reports merchandise taken by unknown subject(s). Damages totaling $378.00. Ptl. Frank Neary investigating.

• Report of Criminal Mischief in the area of Newman Springs Road on 5/23/13. Property damage to motor vehicle by unknown subject. Ptl. Tracy Polk investigating.

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MEMORIAL DAY COMMEMORATIONS

Red Bank, above, and Fair Haven, below, return with traditional Memorial Day events Monday. (Click to enlarge)

RED BANK:

Memorial Day Commemoration, Monday, 11 a.m., Veterans’ Monument, 51 Monmouth Street, corner of Drummond Place.

FAIR HAVEN

Fair Haven’s Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday at 9 a.m., beginning at Knollwood School, on Hance Road, and ending at Memorial Park, River Road.

Afterward, members of the Fair Haven Sailing Club, known as the River Rats, invite local residents to join them for a cookout from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the club’s site at the foot of Batten Road, next to the Fair Haven launching ramp.  Ht dogs, cold drinks and dessert will be provided free of charge by the River Rats.

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SHREWSBURY: ILL FAWN FOUND AT SCHOOL

The male, just a few days old, checks out healthwise, according to the Humane Society. (Click to enlarge)

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An ailing baby deer was found in the playground of the Shrewsbury School Creative Learning Center in Shrewsbury Wednesday morning, borough animal control officer Henry Perez tells redbankgreen.

The fawn, “just a few days old,” was lethargic and undernourished, Perez said.

The deer’s mother was nowhere to be seen, he said.

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