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RED BANK: Q&A WITH SEAN DI SOMMA
Republican council candidate Sean Di Somma. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) In Tuesday’s election for Red Bank council, incumbents Juanita Lewis and Ed Zipprich, both Democrats, faceContinue reading "RED BANK: Q&A WITH SEAN DI SOMMA"
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One of four Q&As with the candidates for two, three-year terms on the Red Bank Borough Council in next week’s election. Kathy Horgan and Sharon Lee, both Democrats, are theContinue reading "RED BANK CANDIDATE: SEAN DI SOMMA"
RED BANK: Di Somma changes his mind again, and won't continue as local GOP chair.
RED BANK: DI SOMMA TO STAY AS GOP CHAIR
Sean Di Somma on election night 2015. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Sean Di Somma, whose first two years as Red Bank RepublicanContinue reading "RED BANK: DI SOMMA TO STAY AS GOP CHAIR"
RED BANK: GOP ‘CANDIDATE’ BLASTS… GOP
Camera-shy then as now, Irwin Katz hides behind a sign at his short-lived Monmouth Street store in 2007. Below is the August 10 GOP Facebook post that angered Katz. (Photo by John T.Continue reading "RED BANK: GOP ‘CANDIDATE’ BLASTS… GOP"
Sean Di Somma has paired up with electoral politics newcomer Brian Hanlon for his second council try. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Republican Sean Di Somma isContinue reading "RED BANK: Di SOMMA TRIES AGAIN"
One of four Q&As with the candidates for two, three-year terms on the Red Bank Borough Council in next weeks election. Kathy Horgan and Sharon Lee, both Democrats, are theContinue reading "RED BANK CANDIDATE: CINDY BURNHAM"
One of four Q&As with the candidates for two, three-year terms on the Red Bank Borough Council in next weeks election. Kathy Horgan and Sharon Lee, both Democrats, are theContinue reading "RED BANK CANDIDATE: KATHY HORGAN"
One of four Q&As with the candidates for two, three-year terms on the Red Bank Borough Council in next week’s election. Kathy Horgan and Sharon Lee, both Democrats, are theContinue reading "RED BANK CANDIDATE: SHARON LEE"
A “capias warrant” for the arrest of Sean Di Somma was issued and is still in effect, a spokesman for the city of Dallas told redbankgreen late Friday afternoon, addingContinue reading "DALLAS SAYS DI SOMMA IS WARRANT SUBJECT"
RED BANK: DEMS GO TO AUDIO ON DI SOMMA
Sean Di Somma at the NAACP candidates’ forum Thursday night. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Keeping alive a controversy that ignited Thursday, the head of Monmouth County’s DemocraticContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMS GO TO AUDIO ON DI SOMMA"
Red Bank council candidate Sean Di Somma tells redbankgreen that no warrant was ever issued for his arrest for running a stop sign in Dallas almost three years ago, contraryContinue reading "DI SOMMA: DEMS LIED. ‘THERE IS NO WARRANT’"
RED BANK: DEMS FLAG DI SOMMA WARRANT
A long-dormant Red Bank election season erupted in finger-pointing Thursday as Democrats accused Republican newcomer Sean DiSomma of ducking an arrest warrant over a traffic violation in Texas two yearsContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMS FLAG DI SOMMA WARRANT"
RED BANK: DI SOMMA TO FILL OUT GOP BALLOT
By JOHN T. WARD The man behind an eleventh-hour robocalling campaign about a Red Bank bond issue last week is running for borough council, he tells redbankgreen. Sean Di Somma,Continue reading "RED BANK: DI SOMMA TO FILL OUT GOP BALLOT"
By JOHN T. WARD A Red Bank man who tried to rally last-minute opposition to a bond vote engaged elected officials in a tense exchange over taxes and debt WednesdayContinue reading "RED BANK: ROBOCALLER DIALS UP TENSION"
RED BANK: VISCOMI REBUTS RACISM CHARGE
RED BANK: Viscomi rebuts allegation she made 'racist' slur last month as three council members maintain stony silence.
RED BANK: KNIGHTS DELIVER COATS FOR KIDS
RED BANK: No school child will be without a proper coat this winter under a program of the local Knights of Columbus council.
RED BANK: GOP CHAIR TO SEEK COUNCIL SEAT
RED BANK: GOP chairman Michael Clancy and a political newcomer to run for council instead of Whelan and Taylor. Once again, party has no mayoral candidate.
RED BANK: VISCOMI DOUBLE-BARRELS CLANCY
RED BANK: Party loyalist tees up GOP head for two issues: ignoring her, and sending a "disgusting" text about immigrant students.
RED BANK: IMMIGRATION STANCE REVISITED
RED BANK: Committee revisits, with no changes, controversial statement on undocumented immigrants expected to face possible council action next month.
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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.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.