By JOHN T. WARD
Fast-acting hockey players rescued a Fair Haven woman after she fell through the ice on McCarter Pond Sunday morning.
For emphasis, Mother Nature is planning a blizzard that’s expected to bring “extremely dangerous” travel conditions and possible power outages as a result of heavy wet snow, strong wind gusts and flooding, the National Weather Service forecasts. The region is expected to get about a foot of snow between Friday night and early Sunday morning, the NWS says. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)
The ice also enabled skaters and plain old pedestrians to take a stroll on the river and check out the Fiddler, a lobster boat anchored at mid-river and now hemmed in by hard water.
Club members hope to host a regatta named for longtime club member John Darling next weekend, and the National Weather Service forecast looks favorable for the ice to remain. For word on its condition, call the club’s iceline at (732) 747-5665. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)
By DAN NATALE
After Red Bank police busted four minors and two adults for skateboarding in a park earlier this month, some locals wondered: dont the cops have anything better to do?
Well, yes and no, says police Chief Steve McCarthy.
I know it seems like we have much bigger fish to fry in Red Bank, and we do. We have serious crimes here,” he told redbankgreen in an interview this week. “But [illegal skateboarding] is an issue that has to be addressed.