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CHIEF WON COUNCIL PRAISE WHILE SHIELDING GIRLFRIEND
RED BANK: While repeatedly protecting his girlfriend and subordinate from discipline, McConnell won plaudits for managing the town.
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RED BANK: In a bombshell announcement, incumbent GOP council members Taylor and Whelan say they won't run for re-election this year.
RED BANK: DEMS TAP HORGAN AND YNGSTROM
Incumbents Kathy Horgan and Cindy Burnham, above, and newcomer Erik Yngstrom, below, will vie for two open council seats in November. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMS TAP HORGAN AND YNGSTROM"
RED BANK: DEMOCRATS CLOSE OUT ERA
Councilman Mike DuPont at his final council meeting Wednesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A 25-year run of Democratic rule in Red Bank entered itsContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMOCRATS CLOSE OUT ERA"
RED BANK: RECOUNT GIVES WHELAN WIN
Mike Whelan, flanked by Councilman-elect Mark Taylor and GOP Chairman Sean DiSomma, celebrates at the county Board of Elections office Friday morning. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: RECOUNT GIVES WHELAN WIN"
By JOHN T. WARD Citing the thin vote margin, a Superior Court granted a request for a recount in the Red Bank council election Friday. The action by Judge KatieContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMS WIN RECOUNT ORDER"
RED BANK: GOP CALLS DUPONT ‘SORE LOSER’
Councilman Mike DuPont, with his wife, Doreen, beside him, addresses Democratic supporters on election night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank Republicans blasted incumbent CouncilmanContinue reading "RED BANK: GOP CALLS DUPONT ‘SORE LOSER’"
RED BANK: GOP CLAIMS WIN IN SQUEAKER
An apprehensive Mike Whelan watches as election results are posted on election night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) [See UPDATE, below] By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank RepublicansContinue reading "RED BANK: GOP CLAIMS WIN IN SQUEAKER"
RED BANK: PROVISIONALS YET TO BE COUNTED
Republicans Mark Taylor, left, Councilwoman Linda Schwabenbauer and Mike Whelan surround party chairman Sean Di Somma in celebration at the Chowda House Tuesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click toContinue reading "RED BANK: PROVISIONALS YET TO BE COUNTED"
RED BANK: GOP CLAIMS HISTORIC WIN
Republican Mark Taylor speaks to followers at the Chowda House as running mate Mike Whelan looks on Tuesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD RedContinue reading "RED BANK: GOP CLAIMS HISTORIC WIN"
Here’s redbankgreen’s town-by-town rundown of what offices are at stake and who’s running in Tuesday’s elections. We’ve also got some information down near the bottom on what you need to bring toContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: TOWN-BY-TOWN VOTING GUIDE"
RED BANK: LANDSLIDE COMING?
From left at top: Democrats Mike Ballard and Mike DuPont face Republicans Mark Taylor and Mike Whelan in the November 3 election. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Below are the results of redbankgreen’sContinue reading "RED BANK: LANDSLIDE COMING?"
The Monmouth County clerk has posted ballots for the November 3 elections. For the benefit of Red Bank-area voters who swear every year to study the ballot before entering the votingContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: BALLOTS! GET YOUR BALLOTS!"
RED BANK: WHO DO YOU LIKE FOR COUNCIL?
From left at top: Democrats Mike Ballard and Mike DuPont face Republicans Mark Taylor and Mike Whelan in the November 3 election. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Here’s redbankgreen’s first, totally unscientific,Continue reading "RED BANK: WHO DO YOU LIKE FOR COUNCIL?"
Somebody flushed a mop head down a toilet. That feat of hydraulic waste removal and others, including the flushing of a towel, led to a three-day crash of a RedContinue reading "RED BANK: FLUSHING AWAY TAX DOLLARS"
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“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...