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RED BANK: HAZIM YASSIN Q&A
RED BANK: redbankgreen's Q&A with Democrat Hazim Yassin, one of five contenders for two council seats in the November 6 election.
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RED BANK: AUDIT LED TO YASSIN CHARGES
RED BANK: Audit uncovered 'suspicious transactions' that led to charges against former council member Hazim Yassin, foundation prez says.
RED BANK: YASSIN CHARGED WITH THEFT
RED BANK: Former councilman Hazim Yassin charged with stealing $7,650 from the nonprofit Red Bank Borough Education Foundation.
RED BANK: Less than two months after settling a back-rent lawsuit by his landlord, former councilman Hazim Yassin has been evicted for nonpayment.
RED BANK: YASSIN SETTLES RENT CASE
RED BANK: Lame-duck Councilman Hazim Yassin avoids possible eviction with agreement to pay landlord more than $32,000 in back rent.
RED BANK: YASSIN FACES BACK-RENT LAWSUIT
RED BANK: Lame-duck Councilman Hazim Yassin hasn't paid his rent in 18 months and owes more than $29,000, landlord alleges in lawsuit.
RED BANK: YASSIN MOVES TO COUNCIL FORE
RED BANK: After a year of butting heads with fellow Dems, Ballard loses seat on finance committee as Yassin moves to the fore. Reorganization wrap.
RED BANK: YASSIN GETS POLS TO PONY UP
RED BANK: First-term Councilman Yassin wrangles a bipartisan group of New Jersey politicians to donate from their campaign funds to help fight COVID-19.
RED BANK: GOP QUESTIONS YASSIN’S RISE
RED BANK: In its second broadside of the campaign, the GOP questions Yassin's rapid rise and suggests he engaged in "fraud."
RED BANK: HORGAN LOOKS BACK, AND AHEAD
RED BANK: After 15 years on the council, Kathy Horgan reflects on the turmoil of recent years, and talks about her next chapter.
RED BANK: DEMS TO SKIP ONE OF TWO FORUMS
RED BANK: Jackson and Mirandi to sit out in-person candidates' forum, drawing fire from GOP; all expected to participate in virtual event.
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: PORTMAN SEES INTERIM ROLE
RED BANK: Running in the June 7 Democratic primary, political newcomer Portman sees himself as a bridge past the 'acrimony' and 'machine politics' to a nonpartisan future.
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: Facing a challenge to his Democratic party leadership, Zipprich loses on demand for "county line" on primary ballot.
RED BANK: YNGSTROM QUITS, CITING TOXICITY
RED BANK: Citing political divisiveness and "toxic rhetoric" about his recent marriage, Yngstrom quits council, setting up possible power shift.
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: AGENCY FUTURE IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: Redevelopment agency may be on the chopping block in 2022, with an early test as soon as January 1 in the form of vacancies to be filled.
RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAPS UP 2021
RED BANK: Council wraps 2021 with PBA contract, a plan to recombine workshop and regular sessions, a new used Tesla, and praise for a departing colleague.
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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.