Foodtown in Red Bank is “working hard” to ensure a steady supply of essential products and has intensified its cleaning and sanitizing efforts in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Broad Street supermarket said in a statement issued Friday.
By SUSAN ERICSON
You need a cheap lunch, and time is limited. For many residents and worker bees on the Greater Green, Red Bank’s Foodtown supermarket is a veritable oasis of grab n’ go options.
Open since 1977, the store, at Broad Street and Maple Avenue, added a new-to-the-area salad bar as part of a renovation in 1996. Several other quick-lunch features have been added over the years, expanding the range of choices.
NJ.com video reporter and Red Bank resident Brian Donohue and a colleague set up time-lapse cameras in the bread aisle of two supermarkets, including the SuperFoodtown on Broad Street, to capture a slice of the predictable, pre-blizzard stockup on staples Friday. Enjoy. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)
Store employee Charles Bennett, 56, of Ambassador Drive, first assaulted a management-level employee and then took on police officers in full view of shoppers, Chief Darren McConnell tells redbankgreen.
After a vacancy of more than five years, a former supermarket on Newman Springs Road in Shrewsbury has a new tenant. Ocean State Job Lot, a closeout retailer based in Rhode Island, opened Tuesday morning. The store is temporarily accepting cash only. Here’s our April story on the company. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)
By JOHN T. WARD
Ocean State Job Lot, a closeout retailer based in Rhode Island, plans to open its first New Jersey store at the location, company store planner Jocelyn Bromley tells redbankgreen.
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