Work underway at the park also includes the reconstruction of the promenade overlooking our beautiful Navesink River and the rebuilding of retaining wall that collapsed in 2013. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)
A touchdown pass from Eddie Hahn to Trevor Cowley in Red Bank Catholic’s 55-6 victory over Wall on Friday night is one of the four contenders for Top Play of the Week at Shore Sports Zone. Cast your vote here before polls close Tuesday night.
Shore Sports Zone, a new video-based website serving Monmouth and Ocean counties, plans to present a SSZ game ball to each week’s winner at Wednesday practice.
Clocks “fall back” an hour. We get to sleep an extra hour, and there are sixty more minutes to ponder the location of the clock above. Once you’ve slept on it, send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org, please.
Last week’s Where showed a large orange monolith amid some architectural decay.
A 69-year-old Staten Island man who admitted robbing a Fair Haven antiques store at gunpoint last summer has been sentenced to 114 months in prison, federal law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
Robert Fiolka, who wore a “flesh-colored” mask and toted a gun in the June, 2012 robbery of Blue Stove Antiques on River Road, made off with $200,000 in jewelry, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman.
A 69-year-old man admitted robbing Blue Stove Antiques in Fair Haven at gunpoint last June, federal law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
Robert A. Fiolka, of Staten Island, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton to an Information charging him with Hobbs Act robbery and use of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.
He faces up to life in prison at sentencing, scheduled for July 11.
As reported by redbankgreen, Fiolka was also linked to three other robberies dating back to 2007, according to the FBI. Those cases were not mentioned, however, in the announcement of Fiolka’s plea by U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Paul Fishman.
Nor were Fiolka’s priors, which included a 1967 armed robbery of a bank in Matawan in which a bank employee was taken hostage, redbankgreen has confirmed.
By JOHN T. WARD
A 68-year-old Staten Island man accused of robbing a Fair Haven antiques store at gunpoint in June has been linked to three jewelry store robberies dating back to 2007, the FBI says.
And just days before his arrest, the suspect appeared to be casing one of those stores for a second try, the FBI suggests in a document filed in the case.
Set to open at 12 Broad Street in Red Bank Monday is Alex and Ani, the latest in a chain of jewelry stores whose products, the company says, are infused with the positive energy that ancients refer to as vital force.
So is the store itself, located between Urban Outfitters and Zebu Forno: as previously reported by redbankgreen, embedded between the wall studs during construction were individual crystals, held in place with electrical tape, above right. (Click to enlarge)