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RED BANK: BEHIND AN EPIC APRIL FOOLS PRANK
RED BANK: Thousands watched the video and fell for it. Seventeen people tried to sign up. The story and people behind the "Self Service University" April Fools prank.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: COUNCIL MUM ON BODYCAM FEE
RED BANK: Amid "flood" of OPRA requests for bodycam videos, council rejects proposed RBPD fees without comment.
RED BANK: TWO VIEWS OF VEHICLE THEFT
RED BANK: Surveillance video shows two angles on auto theft from 7-Eleven that nearly resulted in a collision with an ambulance Friday morning.
RED BANK: TWO VIEWS OF STORM CLEANUP
RED BANK: With another snowstorm expected Sunday, two videos illustrate difference parked vehicles make in snow-clearing efficiency.
FAIR HAVEN: FIREFIGHTERS RESCUE TREED CAT
FAIR HAVEN: Rumson fire volunteers bring ladder truck to rescue cat stuck high up in a tree. Clingy kitty appears thankful.
RED BANK: Case against two-time council candidate and husband over trash dumping caught on neighbor's security video goes to court-ordered mediation.
RED BANK: NEIGHBORS’ DISPUTE GETS MESSY
RED BANK: Two-time council candidate and husband face complaints of harassment after a neighbor's doorbell video catches them dumping trash in her driveway.
RED BANK: Public school teachers created an upbeat video reminder for students at home. Here's the not-so-upbeat weather forecast for the Greater Green.
FAIR HAVEN, LITTLE SILVER: PAIR CHARGED
FAIR HAVEN, LITTLE SILVER: Home security cams play a role as cops in four towns charge pair of Ocean County men with a string of burglaries.
RED BANK: PRESSED, ATTORNEY APOLOGIZES
RED BANK: Borough attorney apologizes for redirecting an audience member's video camera during council meeting.
RED BANK: ATTORNEY MAKES ISSUE OF CAMERA
RED BANK: A "bizarre" moment, followed by a heated exchange, as borough attorney redirects an audience member's video camera during council meeting.
RED BANK: LIBRARY PUTS FINAL EDIT ON 2016
RED BANK: The public library, now marking 80 years in the former home of industrialist Sigmund Eisner, looks back at 2016 via YouTube video.
RED BANK: A pair of thieves stole a bike and a skateboard from a homeowner's porch on Thanksgiving morning, unaware they were seen on video.
RUMSON: RFH CELLPHONE POLICY CHALLENGED
RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN: Students say crackdown on cellphone use is overreaction to one taking 'upskirt' videos of females in stairwells.
MIDDLETOWN: EX-FINANCIER EYES TRENTON
Sen. Barack Obama Prepare for a traffic jam in the vicinity of Navesink River Road next week. Democratic presidential nominee-apparent Barack Obama will visit Middletown on Friday, September 5 for a two-stop lovefest that wraps up at the riverfront chateau...
Check out this powerful video created by Red Bank Regional students on the dangers of distracted driving.
In the February 28 edition of his cable show,“Last Week Tonight,” comedian John Oliver urged viewers to “make Donald Drumpf again.”  By JOHN T. WARD A Middletown High School SouthContinue reading "M’TOWN: TEACHER DUMPED OVER TRUMP VIDEO"
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, toContinue reading "RED BANK: TIME-LAPSE OF VANISHING BREAD"
By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank Democrats named board of education member Michael Ballard to replace former Councilman Art Murphy on the November election ballot, according to an announcementContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMS TAP BALLARD FOR COUNCIL"
RUMSON: BLITHEWALD RAZED
Five months after a devastating fire, the Rumson mansion known as Blithewald was demolished Monday. The 132-year-old home, on Buena Vista Avenue, was undergoing extensive redecoration for use as a designer showcase forContinue reading "RUMSON: BLITHEWALD RAZED"
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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.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.