Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The small, casual eatery was one of the only Red Bank businesses affected by Sandy
After taking a beating by Hurricane Sandy, Boondocks Fishery is back on the dock that the storm nearly swept away. Friday was the small outdoor eatery's comeback opening night and owner Kelly Ryan could not have been more thrilled to see her place go from dumpster debris to the prime casual dining by the Navesink River spot that it was before Sandy. "It's great to be back," Ryan said with an ear-to-ear smile as she greeted and seated customers. "This dock wasn't in place. It had to be shifted over. The water was five-and-a-half feet and had taken it over. It's been a long ride, but I just couldn't be happier and more grateful of the support I received." After Sandy left the small spot all but flattened and floating down the river, Ryan …
Monday, May 20, 2013
The following information was obtained directly from Red Bank Police records. It does not indicate convictions.
Red Bank police arrested the following people on various charges within the past week: • Joyce Jeffers, 39, of Beachwood, was arrested on May 16 in the area of Branch Avenue and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) by Patrolman John Camarca. • Josiah Stepney, 27, of Red Bank, was arrested on May 14 in the area of N. Bridge Avenue and charged with for possession of drug paraphernalia by Patrolman Jhonatan Quispe. • Miguel Garcia-Romero, 27, of Red Bank, was arrested on May 14 in the area of Locust Avenue and charged with for simple assault by Patrolman James DePonte. • Sakeenah Whitley, 34, of Asbury Park, was arrested on May 13 in the area of Riverside Avenue and charged with fraudulent use of a credit card by Detective Juan …
Friday, May 17, 2013
The following information was obtained directly from Red Bank Police Department records. It does not indicate convictions.
Red Bank police reported the following incidents in the past week: • Criminal mischief was reported on May 10 on Branch Avenue vacant residence. Someone had pried open the apartment door at the residence, police said. Last time property was checked was in February of 2013. Patrolman Michael Zadlock took the report. • Criminal mischief was reported on May 12 at Riverview Plaza. Graffiti was reported to have been spray-painted on garbage cans, a lamppost, garage and the side of a building. Patrolman George Travostino took the report. • Criminal mischief was reported on May 13 on Monmouth Street. Victim reported that someone threw small stones inside and on top of air conditioning units in rear of a business there. Stones were also …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
McKenna faces the DWI and two related charges in Tinton Falls
Former Red Bank Mayor Ed McKenna will appear in Tinton Falls Municipal Court on June 11 to answer to the driving while intoxicated and related charges lodged against him following a single-car collision on the Garden State Parkway, officials at Tinton Falls court said Thursday afternoon. "The incident occurred on Garden State Parkway north around milemarker 108 on May 13 (Monday) at 9:50 p.m.," NJ State Police Spokesman Brian Polite said. McKenna, 63, is now facing driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and unsafe lane change charges by NJ State Police, who patrol the parkway, after "the investigation indicated that McKenna was traveling north in the express lanes of the parkway when he lost control of his vehicle (a Mercedes), …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The following information was obtained directly from Red Bank police records. It does not indicate convictions.
• Tanya Johnson, 27, of Red Bank was arrested on May 7 in the area of S. Pearl Street and charged with simple assault by Patrolman Jorge Torres. • Luis Fuentes-Morales, 21, of Red Bank, was arrested on May 6 in the area of Monmouth Street and charged with simple assault by Patrolman Nicholas Maletto. • Joseph Scopellite, 21, of Colts Neck, was arrested on May 5 in the area of W. Front Street and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) by Capt. Darren McConnell. • George Naeder, 56, of Red Bank, was arrested on May 3 in the area of Bridge Avenue and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) by Patrolman Ashon Lovick. * Police also arrested seven people on contempt of court charges.
Friday, May 10, 2013
The following information was obtained directly from Red Bank Police Department records.
Red Bank police reported the following incidents between May 3 and 8: • A theft was reported on May 3 at Brown Place. The victim reported that former tenants allegedly stole garden stone benches, a fountain, a lawn edger, a front door and a ladder when moving out. Patrolman Ashon Lovick took the report and is investigating. • An incident of criminal mischief was reported on May 3 at Chestnut and West streets. The victim reported that a person threw a water bottle out of the window of a bus, striking his vehicle and damaging the plastic guard below the windshield wipers. Patrolman David Hicks took the report. • An incident of criminal mischief was reported to have occurred sometime between May 3 and 4 on East Front Street. The victim …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The following information was obtained directly from Monmouth County arrest records. It does not indicate a conviction.
Red Bank police have arrested an area man on charges in connection with a 2012 armed robbery in town. Joshua Stepney, 28, of 60 William St., Tinton Falls, was arrested on May 2 for his part in a robbery "in the area of" 3 West Front Street on Nov. 18, 2012, according to the complaint warrant. Stepney allegedly put the robbery victim "in fear of immediate bodily injury while committing a theft," it said. That information was obtained by the co-defendant in the alleged crime while making a video statement during the investigation, according to the complaint. Stepney was held on $50,000 bail with no 10 percent option, set by Judge William Himelman.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The school produced 'Fussin' an-a Feudin''
Monday, May 6, 2013
Fifth grade graduated from the police-sponsored drug and alcohol abuse program
Friday, May 3, 2013
The exhibit will begin on May 8
For art's sake Red Bank Regional High School arts students are showing their photography work. The work of Red Bank Regional’s (RBR) Visual and Performing Arts Academy (VPA) senior commercial photography majors will be on display starting May 8 at Gallery U, 80 Broad Street, Red Bank, through May 20. The public is invited to come and meet the artists at a special reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on opening night, Wednesday, May 8. The work on exhibit will include a mixture of film, digital, and alternative process pieces, combining both black and white and color work. The show will serve as a showcase and culmination of the budding artists' best work. The graduating student photographers, whose work will be exhibited, include: Noemi Valdetano-…