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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.
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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: COUNCIL ‘NO’ TO CHARTER SCHOOL
RED BANK: After three hours of divided comments, council unanimously endorses measure calling for end of charter school.
RED BANK: Council approves new redevelopment agency director amid debate over sexual harassment lawsuit and contrasting views of #metoo.
RED BANK: CENTER DEBATE CONTINUES
RED BANK: Clashes over Senior Center continue with insults as Triggiano resolution on property review wins on another 4-2 vote.
RED BANK: TAX INCREASE AT 2.8 PERCENT
RED BANK: Local tax would rise by 2.8 percent under budget that finance chair Ballard said is "inflicting more pain" on residents impacted by pandemic.
RED BANK: PARKING AGENDA IN TRANSITION
RED BANK: Amid recriminations and calls for a fresh start, Democrats prepare to take the wheel in the drive for a downtown parking solution.
RED BANK: NO CONSENSUS AT PARKING FORUM
RED BANK: Merchant-led parking forum turns fractious, with residents unconvinced of the need for a parking garage and major development downtown.
RED BANK: MARCHERS REJECT CHARTER PLAN
Protesters marched from the middle school to borough hall in freezing weather. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank residents hoping to slow orContinue reading "RED BANK: MARCHERS REJECT CHARTER PLAN"
RED BANK: RSVP FOR CHEMO GIRLS BRUNCH
From the office of State Senator Jennifer Beck comes a reminder that tomorrow, October 17 is the deadline to register for the annual “Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls Brunch,” anContinue reading "RED BANK: RSVP FOR CHEMO GIRLS BRUNCH"
RED BANK: INDIANS COMPLETE 14-0 SEASON
The Red Bank Indians, under coach Louis ‘Del’ Dal Pra, beat the Fair Haven Giants, 3-0, at Count Basie Fields Wednesday night to win the Two River Little League 12-and-underContinue reading "RED BANK: INDIANS COMPLETE 14-0 SEASON"
RED BANK: NEW TRUSTEES GET THEIR FEET WET
Mayor Pasquale Menna, right, swears in new library board members in the Eisner Room. Sara Hansen, center below, with Elizabeth McDermott and Steve Hecht, was chosen board president. (Photos byContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW TRUSTEES GET THEIR FEET WET"
RED BANK: NEW LIBRARY TRUSTEES NAMED
Beth Hanratty, below, was named chairperson of the reconstituted board. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) [Correction: Mayor Menna tells redbankgreen that while Beth Hanratty was appointed toContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW LIBRARY TRUSTEES NAMED"
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH OWNS ‘ASTROTURF’ URL
Councilman Ed Zipprich, seen at the Red Bank NAACP candidates’ forum at Calvary Baptist Church Thursday night, acknowledged he set up a website that now attacks Republican candidates. (Photo byContinue reading "RED BANK: ZIPPRICH OWNS ‘ASTROTURF’ URL"
Q FOR GOP: WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?
Westside Community Group president Amy Goldsmith, right, discusses the debate format with candidates Juanita Lewis, Joe Mizzi, Grace Cangemi and Ed Zipprich. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD RedContinue reading "Q FOR GOP: WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?"
IN THE ARTY, ARTY MONTH OF MAY
And they said print was dead: Paper sculptor Riccardo Berlingeri gives new life to yesterday’s news in an ongoing exhibit at the Monmouth Museum. Grab your plastic tumbler of merlot,Continue reading "IN THE ARTY, ARTY MONTH OF MAY"
IN oRBit: PEARLS, CURLS & FRANK TALK
Today’s Red Bank oRBit brings you an interview with Marybeth Maida — Red Bank resident, Borough Education Foundation vice president, mom and media professional — to say nothing of active, dynamic,Continue reading "IN oRBit: PEARLS, CURLS & FRANK TALK"
Lest we forget, Red Bank is still in its centennial year, and reminders of that milestone continue to pop up now and again. The latest is the above video, shot and produced by four students, aged 14 to 17, who...
Cast members rehearse for next week's Cool School Showcase event at the Count Basie Theatre. By TOM CHESEK In some respects, it's not all that different from those good old school talent shows that generations have known and tolerated. Only...
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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.