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RED BANK: CHIEF ADDRESSES USE OF FORCE
RED BANK: Police chief says he has reviewed every arrest involving use of force over the past five years, and found no cases where it was inappropriate.
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SEA BRIGHT: APARTMENTS RAZED FOR PARK
Sea Bright’s Anchorage Apartments, left uninhabitable by the converging waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Shrewsbury River in Hurricane Sandy, were demolished Saturday.  Using Green Acres funding, the state plansContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: APARTMENTS RAZED FOR PARK"
SEA BRIGHT COVETS ANCHORAGE SITE
The Anchorage Apartments were left uninhabitable by Hurricane Sandy, which deposited a utility pole in the living room of one unit, below. (Click to enlarge) The storm-wracked Anchorage Apartments complexContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT COVETS ANCHORAGE SITE"
MAGAZINE SPOTLIGHTS RED BANK EATERIES
A screen grab of the article posted Friday. (Click to enlarge) Inside Jersey, the monthly magazine of the Star-Ledger, calls out Red Bank as one of ‘Jersey’s Dining Dozen’ inContinue reading "MAGAZINE SPOTLIGHTS RED BANK EATERIES"
GULP.
Have they got your attention now? The front page of today’s Star-Ledger is dominated by a single story, headlined “N.J.’s MOST DEVASTATING STORM EVER?’ (Click to enlarge) From NJ.com, theContinue reading "GULP."
‘CANDIDA’ REVIEWS: A FRESH LOOK AT SHAW
Sue Cremin, who has the title role in ‘Candida,’ with TRTC artistic director John Dias after Saturday’s opening-night show. Below, former ‘Cosby Show‘ star Geoffrey Owens, right, returned to theContinue reading "‘CANDIDA’ REVIEWS: A FRESH LOOK AT SHAW"
A conflict over a 12-year-old resident’s request to keep six pet ducks in her Fair Haven back yard has attracted the probing lens of Ledger Live. And a critical essayContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN DUCK FLAP GETS SLEDGERED"
BRAVOS FOR ‘OPUS’ AT TWO RIVER THEATER
Anjanette Hall, who plays the wide-eyed new member of a string quartet, at the opening-night reception at the Two River Theater on Saturday. Former ‘Cosby Show’ star Geoffrey Owens, below,Continue reading "BRAVOS FOR ‘OPUS’ AT TWO RIVER THEATER"
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A veteran educator with local roots will fill Bret Schundler’s spot as head of the state education department, a post he commanded less than a year beforeContinue reading "FORMER R-FH TEACH FILLS SCHUNDLER’S SPOT"
The Star-Ledger’s Munchmobile came to Red Bank in search of “the best pasta sauce” in New Jersey, taking up a table at Gaetano’s on Wallace Street as part of itsContinue reading "MUNCHERS DIG IN AT GAETANO’S"
“A good space with friendly energy,” the Sledger says. Today’s Star-Ledger reviews the Bistro at Red Bank, and finds that the Broad Street eatery manages to pull off an eclecticContinue reading "BISTRO GETS A BOOST"
Today’s Star-Ledger has double coverage of Red Bank’s crackdown on cellphone use by motorists. One piece is the ride-along video, above, in which reporter accompanies police Sgt. Errico Vescio asContinue reading "SLEDGER VID ON CELLPHONING CRACKDOWN"
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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 ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.