Police Report: Aggravated Sexual Assault, Robbery, Assault, DWI, Marijuana, Disorderly

The following recent arrests were reported by Red Bank police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction. 

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Prosecutor: 20-Year-Old Man Indicted in Teen’s September Murder

A 20-year-old man has been indicted on murder and related charges in connection with the September fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Suspect Arrested in Nov. 10 Murder

A male suspect has been arrested in connection with the Nov. 10 shooting of a 43-year-old Neptune Township man, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Retro RFH Junior Lounging

Lounging in the RFH Junior Lounge circa late 1970s.
Photo/George Day

The weather has not been quite fair these days. In fact, it’s been downright dank. And with dreary weather comes a little bit of a lackadaisical mood — especially for students cooped up in a high school all day. But, back in the day, there was a remedy for what ailed RFH students when lazy, hazy days drenched with dismal weather set in. That colored brick and pillar remedy was the Junior Lounge. Continue reading Retro RFH Junior Lounging

Prosecutor: County-Wide Child Pornography Sweep Nets 14 Arrests

A five-month operation, dubbed Operation Trading Post, which focused on online consumers of child sexual exploitation materials recently resulted in the arrest of 14 people, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced.

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Memorial Slated for January for Rumson Icon, Dr. ‘Put’ Brodsky, 88

A longtime Rumson icon has passed. Dr. J. Putnam “Put” Brodsky, doctor, sailor, husband, father and friend, died on Nov. 20 at 88 following a short bout with lung cancer. A memorial is slated for January.

From Dr. Brodsky’s obituary … 

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Focus: Gulls’ Paradise on the Rumson Riverfront

The days have been dank on the banks of the Navesink River.

Yet, sea gulls seem to always seem to settle into a bit of hovering and hanging out at Victory Park in Rumson.

Year after year, damp days or not, they always come back home, lie many this time of year.

It’s another familiar scene down by the river. You’ve seen it before. Take a look again … It never gets old.

— Elaine Van Develde