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Rumson officials said they learned that Oxford House had created the recovery home at 61 South Ward Avenue only after a resident’s death there. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RUMSON: MAN INDICTED IN OVERDOSE DEATH"
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
The overdose death of an Oxford House resident has resulted in charges against a man described by authorities as an acquaintance.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RUMSON: MAN CHARGED IN OXFORD O.D."
RED BANK LOADS UP ON POTHOLE FIXER
A Red Bank DPW worker fills potholes at East Front Street and Washington Street with cold patch last week. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD It’s white-knuckle driving seasonContinue reading "RED BANK LOADS UP ON POTHOLE FIXER"
RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE FILES FEDERAL SUIT
Oxford House says in a court filing that the group home at 61 South Ward Avenue is getting new residents. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RUMSON: OXFORD HOUSE FILES FEDERAL SUIT"
RUMSON: ALL QUIET AT OXFORD HOUSE
The manager of Oxford Houses for New Jersey says the Rumson group home is still occupied, but declines to say if there’s a proctor on site. (Photo by John T.Continue reading "RUMSON: ALL QUIET AT OXFORD HOUSE"
Two charities – Sea Bright Rising and Ama Ristorante’s Building Permit Relief Fund – with the common mission of helping Sea Bright victims of Hurricane Sandy rebuild their homes and businessesContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT"
George Harrington being placed under arrest for drunken driving of a boat shortly after the 2011 crash. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD [Editor’s note:Continue reading "M’TOWN: BOATER IN FATAL CRASH INDICTED"
SEA BRIGHT: AMA TAKES IT TO THE BEACH
Chef Chuck Lesbirel (left) gets some assistance from Pat Trama prepping artichokes and baby beets for Friday night’s opening of Ama Ristorante in Sea Bright. (Photo by Stacie Fanelli. ClickContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: AMA TAKES IT TO THE BEACH"
CHURN: COMICS, FURNITURE, BURGERS & MORE
The reality show about comic book aficionados is being taped once again at Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash as well as at 28 Broad Street, above. (Click to enlarge)Continue reading "CHURN: COMICS, FURNITURE, BURGERS & MORE"
LONG-VACANT SPACE GETTING YOGURT SHOP
Blissberry customers serve themselves and pay by the weight of their purchases, says the shop’s owner. (Click to enlarge) A Red Bank storefront that’s been vacant for at least fourContinue reading "LONG-VACANT SPACE GETTING YOGURT SHOP"
COPS: WHALER ‘RODE OVER’ VICTIM’S BOAT
Saturday night’s fatal boat collision occurred near Buoy 20, seen here from Rich Stavola’s Navesink River Road home, where authorities based their rescue operations. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "COPS: WHALER ‘RODE OVER’ VICTIM’S BOAT"
BUONA SERA LANDS ACCESS TO PRIZED LOT
Buon Sera now has dibs on a primo parking lot in downtown Red Bank. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A parking lot once coveted by Red Bank officials isContinue reading "BUONA SERA LANDS ACCESS TO PRIZED LOT"
STAVOLA GETS GREEN LIGHT ON PARKING LOT
The paved patch of land at the corner of Maple Avenue and Monmouth Street will get a fringe of greenery. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Red Bank’s PlanningContinue reading "STAVOLA GETS GREEN LIGHT ON PARKING LOT"
STAVOLA, PLANNERS SPAR OVER PARKING LOT
It seems the Maple Avenue lot across from Borough Hall, at left, is going to remain a parking facility for at least another couple of years.  (Photo by Dustin Racioppi)Continue reading "STAVOLA, PLANNERS SPAR OVER PARKING LOT"
BOROUGH EYES LOT FOR PARKING
The former Tubby’s Shell filling station, at the corner of Maple Avenue and Monmouth Street, was razed late last week. Borough hall is visible at right. Feeling pinched for parkingContinue reading "BOROUGH EYES LOT FOR PARKING"
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.