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Red Bank Man Admits Role in Multi-State Patient and Bribery Scheme

May 21, 2020

TRENTON, N.J. – A Monmouth County, New Jersey, man today admitted participating in a conspiracy to defraud health insurance companies through a multi-state patient brokering scheme in which he bribed drug-addicted individuals to enroll in drug rehabilitation in exchange for referral fees from the rehabilitation centers, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Peter J. Costas, 26, of Red ...

Missing 16-Year-Old New Jersey Girl--found safe

Update: EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department reported on Thursday, May 21 via a Nixle advisory that Miriam Perez was located and safe. The 16-year-old has since been reunited with her family. On Wednesday, the EBPD asked for the public's assistance in locating Perez who was last seen at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in South River. Additional details about Perez's ...

Road Closure - W. Front Street Bridge into Red Bank

RED BANK, NJ: Starting at 8:30am, W. Front Street will be closed for approximately 10 hrs to replace a utility pole by the NJ Transit bridge going into Red Bank.

This will be a hard closure with detours in place.

No emergency traffic thru this area.

Expect delays.

Seek alternate routes.

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Serious Fire at Hobby Lobby in Holmdel Brought Under Control

UPDATE: As of middday,  the fire has been brought under control

HOLMDEL NJ - A major fire has broken out at Hobby Lobby in Holmdel as of approximately 11AM. Roads are being blocked off and according to an officer on scene the site is being evacuated.

Command on scene requested dry chemical extinguishers to the roof. Mutual aid requested to assist.

11:20AM Update: EMS ...

Operation Blue Angel Launched by Red Bank Police Department

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Police Department has introduced a program designed to provide another layer of safety and security for members of our community - Operation Blue Angel. 

If you are 55 years of age or older, or have a medical condition that could be incapacitating, and you live alone or are alone a significant amount of the time, this program is ...

Red Bank Police Blotter

RED BANK, NJ – The following information was supplied by the Red Bank Police Department and is published as provided.

Crimes Occurring Between March 1, 2020 –March 31, 2020


Theft: Two cell phones were reported to be stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the area of Boat Club Dr. on 03/05/2020. The cell phones are described as an Apple IPhone 11 valued at ...

Red Bank Police Department Launches Operation Blue Angel

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Police Department is happy to introduce Operation Blue Angel. 

This is a program designed to provide another layer of safety and security for members of our community. 

If you are 55 years of age or older, or have a medical condition that could be incapacitating, and you live alone or are alone a significant amount of the time, this program is ...

Red Bank Police Arrest Suspect in Stabbing

RED BANK, NJ: Angel Monge, 44 years old, of Red Bank was arrested on Sunday, April 26th, in a stabbing incident that occurred Friday on West Westside Avenue.  The arrest was made through an investigation conducted by Det. John Camarca and Sgt. Jorge Torres.  Monge was transported to Monmouth County Correctional Institution.

The incident was described in a RBPD news release that a ...


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New Jersey Needs Infrastructure to Catalyze Our Recovery

May 21, 2020

New Jersey’s infrastructure has faced decades of underinvestment. Unfortunately, just as we’re finally beginning to make progress on paving our roads, fixing our bridges, and filling potholes around the state, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens the state’s economy and risks plunging us back into uncertainty.

That’s why it’s critically important for the New Jersey ...

Quote of the Day!

May 29, 2020

 Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. 

We did not pass it to our children in the bloodstream.

It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.

Ronald Reagan


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10% Municipal Tax Hike for Red Bank: Mayor and Council Should Go Back to School!

May 18, 2020

10% Municipal Tax Hike for Red Bank; Mayor and Council Should Go Back to School!

For the very few who tuned into the May 13th meeting of our Mayor and Council, you may have heard Finance Committee Chair, Councilman Michael Ballard, state the current proposed 2020-2021 municipal budget would raise the municipal budget by 10%.

Editor's Note: To watch the video of the ...

NJ Human Services Announces Availability of Up to $20 Million in Health and Safety Grants for Child Care Centers and Youth Camps

May 29, 2020

$5k and $2k Grants Available; Emergency Child Care Assistance Program to Continue through June 30th

TRENTON –  New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the immediate availability of up to $20 million in grants to assist child care centers and youth camps in meeting health and safety guidelines in response to COVID-19.

Child care centers can ...


Sep 23, 1947 - Apr 5, 2020
Louis H. Wan, of Holmdel, passed away at the Bayshore Medical Center on Sunday, April 5th, 2020, at ...
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Nov 26, 1935 - Apr 6, 2020
Roberta E. Kulesz of Colts Neck passed away on Monday, April 6.  She was born at Flower ...
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New Jersey Date Night: Chicken Restaurants That Sizzle

May 28, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Before you know it, our date nights can actually happen at a table in a restaurant! As New Jersey begins to slowly emerge from stay-at-home rules, couples are itching to get our and experience something hot. How about something sizzling found in a basket, on a plate or inside a bucket?

When it comes to ...