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FAIR HAVEN: JIM BANAHAN Q&A
FAIR HAVEN: Q&A with Jim Banahan, one of six contenders for three seats on the borough council in the November 6 election.
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FAIR HAVEN: FIREMEN’S FAIR BACK ON TRACK
FAIR HAVEN: Firemen's fair returning; council takes action on budget, cannabis, waterfront property and more. Here's a quick rundown.
FAIR HAVEN: COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS
FAIR HAVEN: New council member appointed; borough hall reopening announced; spending cuts proposed; councilman loses his pandemic ponytail.
FAIR HAVEN: COUNCIL SPLITS ON FUNDING
FAIR HAVEN: Council authorizes debt, extends administrator's contract and bids goodbye to a three-term member at final session of 2020.
FAIR HAVEN: BIKE LANE DEBATE CONTINUES
FAIR HAVEN: Council debate over planned 'sharrow' markings through the River Road business district continues, with some cyclists opposed.
FAIR HAVEN: COUNCIL SPLITS ON BIKE PLAN
FAIR HAVEN: Bike-safety plan splits council over whether to paint 'sharrow' markings on River Road through the business district.
FAIR HAVEN: TENANTS HOT OVER TOWN DEAL
FAIR HAVEN: Business owners and residents push back on council plan to buy River Road site for new borough hall and police station.
FAIR HAVEN: COUNCIL ADDS TWO DEMOCRATS
FAIR HAVEN: Democrats Meghan Chrisner-Keefe and Mike McCue are sworn to office, creating first 3-3 party split in modern memory.
FAIR HAVEN: NEW RESTAURANT LAW TABLED
FAIR HAVEN: Three weeks after planning board allows Dunkin' to open, steam continues to rise over how to deal with prospect of more fast-food restaurants.
FAIR HAVEN: GOP HOLDS ONTO COUNCIL
FAIR HAVEN: Voters stick with familiar names as Republicans maintain mayoralty and 5-1 council control in Tuesday's elections.
ON THE GREEN: BRAVE THE RAIN AND VOTE
ON THE GREEN: We get to vote. Here's who's running and where to cast your ballot on the Greater Red Bank Green Tuesday.
FAIR HAVEN: Q&A with incumbent Mayor Ben Lucarelli, who's running for another term unopposed in the November 6 election.
FAIR HAVEN: EVAN HUGHES Q&A
FAIR HAVEN: Q&A with Evan Hughes, one of six contenders for three seats on the borough council in the November 6 election.
FAIR HAVEN: ELIZABETH KOCH Q&A
FAIR HAVEN: Q&A with incumbent Betsy Koch, one of six contenders for three seats on the borough council in the November 6 election.
FAIR HAVEN: JACQUIE RICE Q&A
FAIR HAVEN: Q&A with Jacquie Rice, one of six contenders for three seats on the borough council in the November 6 election.
FAIR HAVEN: CAMERON SPECTOR Q&A
FAIR HAVEN: Q&A with Cameron Spector, one of six contenders for three seats on the borough council in the November 6 election.
FAIR HAVEN: CAROLYN WILLIAMS Q&A
FAIR HAVEN: Q&A with Carolyn Williams, one of six contenders for three seats on the borough council in the November 6 election.
RED BANK: Results of 2018 primary voting on the Greater Green Tuesday.
FAIR HAVEN TO RETAIN ZONING BOARD
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Fair Haven’s zoning board will stay intact, despite a councilman’s call to disband the body last month. Following lengthy discussions with council, planning and zoning board members,Continue reading "FAIR HAVEN TO RETAIN ZONING BOARD"
TREE LAW SPLITS FAIR HAVEN COUNCIL
Workers cut down a tree in front of a Third Street home in Fair Haven Monday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Months of discussion andContinue reading "TREE LAW SPLITS FAIR HAVEN COUNCIL"
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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.