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RED BANK: FORMER MAYOR NICOSIA DIES AT 101
RED BANK: Former mayor, judge and Democratic party leader Benedict Nicosia has died. He was 101 years old.
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RED BANK: FOUR MAYORS… AND SOME FRIENDS
The first-ever Red Bank Mayor’s Charity Ball brought together three ex-mayors, the current one and some 250 of their friends at the Oyster Point Hotel Friday night. Among those inContinue reading "RED BANK: FOUR MAYORS… AND SOME FRIENDS"
RED BANK: A GATHERING OF MAYORS
The three living former mayors of Red Bank — Benedict Nicosia, Michael Arnone and Ed McKenna — join Mayor Pasquale Menna as guests of honor at the first annual Mayor’sContinue reading "RED BANK: A GATHERING OF MAYORS"
Former Mayor Ben Nicosia was among the spotlight guests at a cocktail party Tuesday night at the Molly Pitcher Inn, where he and three other former Red Bank mayors — Dan O'Hern, Mike Arnone and Ed McKenna — were honored...
The big-splash events — the parade, the townwide picnic, the boat parade — may be past but the Red Bank Centennial Committee still has a few items on its dance card. One is a cocktail party in honor of the...
RED BANK: TWO POLITICAL SPOUSES PASS
RED BANK: Death announcements for Dorothy Nicosia and Doreen DuPont, spouses of two longtime political figures.
The young son of new fire department Chief TD Doremus makes a beeline for his dad at Tuesday’s swearing-in. Below, Councilman Mike DuPont takes the oath of office, administered byContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW YEAR, FAMILIAR FACES"
ALL-DEM COUNCIL PLEDGES ‘ACCOUNTABILITY’
Mayor Pasquale Menna arrives at Sunday’s reorganization meeting, followed by Council President Art Murphy. (Click to enlarge) Entering a year in which the electoral prize will be Red Bank’s mayoralty,Continue reading "ALL-DEM COUNCIL PLEDGES ‘ACCOUNTABILITY’"
RED BANK: CANNON TO RETURN AS ATTORNEY
RED BANK: Cannon to return as attorney one year after getting dumped; CME to return as engineer. New council's appointments at a glance.
RED BANK: 1980s SEX ASSAULTS ALLEGED
RED BANK: Lawsuit claims now-dead rec department official sexually assaulted woman more than 200 times, starting when she was 11 years old.
RED BANK: CITIZEN APPOINTMENTS 2023
RED BANK: Unpaid citizen volunteers help power local government. Here are the latest committee appointees and re-appointees.
RED BANK: HORGAN BAILS; NEWCOMER RUNS
RED BANK: Horgan heads to the exit with Menna, citing "divisiveness, distrust, and acrimony" stoked by Zipprich. Meanwhile, a political newcomer files to run for mayor.
RED BANK: EARLY SPLIT AT REORGANIZATION
RED BANK: Amid calls for comity, three council members try but fail to derail selection of Triggiano to ceremonial post of council president.
RED BANK: APARTMENTS ON MONMOUTH OK’D
RED BANK: Monmouth Street lot derided as "disgusting" for decades gets OK for 32 apartments amid complaints about density.
RED BANK: STATION APARTMENTS OK’D
RED BANK: Developer wins approval to convert five-story office building at the train station to apartments.
Former Red Bank Mayor (1963-’66) and retired Superior Court Judge Ben Nicosia swears in Sharon Lee, center, to her third three-year term as borough councilwoman as council colleague Juanita LewisContinue reading "FAMILIAR FACES AT RED BANK SWEARING-IN"
BOONDOCKS REVIVES WATERFRONT DINING
Scenes from a recent Tuesday night at Boondocks. That’s owner Kelly Ryan at upper left with Mike Harper and Megan Prenderville. At upper right is chef Chris Kelber; lower right,Continue reading "BOONDOCKS REVIVES WATERFRONT DINING"
The former Anderson storage building, seen in a file photo, where Mertrovation has approvals to build 23 condos and two stores. A pair of large-scale, long-stalled development projects near the Red Bank train station cleared legal hurdles yesterday when a...
Former Red Bank Mayor and state Superior Court Judge Benedict R. Nicosia leads a roster of nine graduates of Red Bank High School (or its successor, Red Bank Regional) into the RBR Education Foundation's Hall of Fame Friday night. Slated...
So, after 18 years riding the bench as a member of the borough council, what kind of mayor will Pasquale Menna be? At his New Year's Day swearing-in, Menna said his vision "is to continue the progress" of the McKenna...
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COMMUNITY PROFILES
For Black History Month, Red Bank's Community Engagement and Equity Advisory Committee has been running a series of local profiles on Facebo ...
HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.