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RED BANK: Q&A WITH ED ZIPPRICH
Democrat Ed Zipprich has been on the council since 2009. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) In Tuesday’s election for Red Bank council, incumbents Juanita Lewis and EdContinue reading "RED BANK: Q&A WITH ED ZIPPRICH"
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RED BANK: ZIPPRICH WON’T SEEK NEW TERM
RED BANK: His years as Democratic chair marked by strife, Zipprich says he won't seek re-election under a new form of government he opposed.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH BLOC SETS NEW BYLAWS
RED BANK: Rejecting Portman's call for a breather, council majority adopts bylaws that sets new bar for proposed resolutions.
RED BANK: Responding to Taylor claim that he's the source of "chaos" in local government, Zipprich fires back – and Taylor doubles down.
RED BANK: Sparks fly as Zipprich leads move to terminate borough attorney and replace him with one who "exonerated" him of wrongdoing.
RED BANK: TRIGGIANO UNSEATS ZIPPRICH
RED BANK: Triggiano-led slate completes swift overthrow of Zipprich Democrats, giving her his seat at the party's helm.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH DERIDES ‘SMEAR’ WAR
RED BANK: Following "exoneration" of contract interference allegation, Zipprich derides two-year "smear campaign" mean to "dehumanize" him.
RED BANK: Lawyer hired by council finds no evidence of trash contract interference by Zipprich; says Shehady was like the source of leaked emails.
RED BANK: Zipprich demands Horgan and Okeson pay borough's legal fees in lawsuit over Mirandi appointment.
RED BANK: TAYLOR GRILLS ZIPPRICH, BALLARD
RED BANK: Taylor's aggressive questioning of Zipprich and Ballard on "interference" dominates special session of Charter Study Commission.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH, BALLARD ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On deck to offer Charter Study Commission testimony at a special session Thursday: councilmen Ed Zipprich and Michael Ballard.
RED BANK: COUNTY CHAIR BLASTS ZIPPRICH
RED BANK: Monmouth Democratic chairman blasts Zipprich for refusal to support Triggiano; says obscuring her name on a mailer left him "speechless."
RED BANK: BALLARD, ZIPPRICH SAIL TO WINS
RED BANK: In-person turnout light as Zipprich and Ballard breeze toward new council terms.
RED BANK: BALLARD, ZIPPRICH DUCK Q&A
RED BANK: Ballard and Zipprich, unopposed incumbents seeking re-election as Red Bank council members, duck customary question and answer.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ASKS FOR LEAK PROBE
RED BANK: Zipprich wants probe of leaked emails in which Shehady warned of efforts to "sabotage" trash bidding. Also, Ballard and Shehady spar again.
RED BANK: BALLARD & ZIPPRICH TO RUN AGAIN
RED BANK: Zipprich and Ballard to defend seats on the all-Democrat council in November election. No word yet on Republican candidates.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH, TRIGGIANO ‘OUT’ LISTED
RED BANK: Two members of the borough council were named to Insider NJ's 'Out 100' list of the state's most influential LGBT officials.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH Q&A
RED BANK: Q&A with council candidate Ed Zipprich, one of four contenders for two open seats on the governing body in the November 7 election.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ZAPPED ON ‘ORAL’ TWEET
RED BANK: Borough Republicans demand Zipprich resign over 'bigoted' tweet linking Pence's reference to prayer with oral sex.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ZAPPED ON ‘PLAGIARISM’
Councilman and Democratic party chair Ed Zipprich, right, with Democratic council candidate Michael Ballard at the borough Halloween parade last month. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ZAPPED ON ‘PLAGIARISM’"
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RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.