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RED BANK: With Zipprich and Schwabenbauer up for re-election, Democrats and Republicans will hold uncontested June primaries for two open council seats.
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RED BANK: WHELAN RUNNING FOR ASSEMBLY
RED BANK: After just a year on the borough council, where he's spearheaded a parking garage effort, Republican Mike Whelan is running for Assembly.
RED BANK: Clinton lost, but her coattails helped Dems gain parity on the council as voters went straight down the ballot voting blue.
RED BANK: DEMS WIN, GAIN COUNCIL PARITY
RED BANK: Horgan and Yngstrom rout three as Dems gain council parity.
RED BANK: CANDIDATES AGREE, MINUS TWO
RED BANK: GOP chairman attends candidate event, minus his own, amid dispute over scheduling and whether it would be nonpartisan, as billed.
RED BANK: PORTER TEES UP GOP FOR ‘INSULT’
RED BANK: The pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church lashes out at local Republicans for ducking, and politicizing, an event he said was meant to be nonpartisan.
RED BANK: Five candidates, including two incumbents, have agreed to face off a second time, this time in a forum at Pilgrim Baptist Church.
RED BANK: GOP PAIR SETS “ACTION PLAN”
RED BANK: The two Republican council candidates unveil a six month action plan, and vow not to seek re-election if they don't deliver on it.
RED BANK: SCAVONE FACT-CHECKS BURNHAM
RED BANK: After Burnham says town needs to "get rid of RiverCenter" to prevent business loss, the agency fires back, challenging her factual assertions.
RED BANK: COUNCIL CANDIDATES FACE OFF
RED BANK: Five candidates, including two incumbents, stake out positions on development, taxes, the charter school and more at annual forum.
RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: BURNHAM
RED BANK: Five candidates, including two incumbents, are on the ballot in next month's council election. Here's where Cindy Burnham stands on the issues.
RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: HANLON
RED BANK: Five candidates, including two incumbents, are on the ballot in next month's council election. Here's where Brian Hanlon stands on the issues.
RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: HORGAN
RED BANK: Five candidates, including two incumbents, are on the ballot in next month's council election. Here's where Kathy Horgan stands on the issues.
RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: O’BOSKY-COLWELL
RED BANK: Five candidates, including two incumbents, are on the ballot in next month's council election. Here's Kellie O'Bosky-Colwell on the issues.
RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: YNGSTROM
RED BANK: Five candidates, including two incumbents, are on the ballot in next month's council election. Here's where Erik Yngstrom stands on the issues.
RED BANK: INCUMBENTS KEEP SCHOOL SEATS
Incumbents Ann Roseman, Fred Stone and Carrie Ludwikowski won clear victories over three challengers.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD An unusually newsy Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: INCUMBENTS KEEP SCHOOL SEATS"
RED BANK: FORUM PIVOTS ON CLANCY ISSUES
Challenger Michael Clancy, right, with incumbents Carrie Ludwikowski, left, Frederick Stone and Ann Roseman on stage at the middle school Thursday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: FORUM PIVOTS ON CLANCY ISSUES"
RED BANK SCHOOLS: CLANCY
Michael Clancy. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Six candidates are vying for three three-year terms on the Red Bank Board of Education in the November 3 election. To help votersContinue reading "RED BANK SCHOOLS: CLANCY"
RED BANK SCHOOLS: LUDWIKOWSKI
Carrie Ludwikowski. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Six candidates are vying for three three-year terms on the Red Bank Board of Education in the November 3 election. To help votersContinue reading "RED BANK SCHOOLS: LUDWIKOWSKI"
RED BANK SCHOOLS: ROSEMAN
Ann Roseman. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Six candidates are vying for three three-year terms on the Red Bank Board of Education in the November 3 election. ToContinue reading "RED BANK SCHOOLS: ROSEMAN"
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LOCAL 9 TAKE TROPHY
After a long hot two days of baseball, the Red Bank area-based Jersey Shore Raiders emerged as champions of the United States Amateur Baseba ...
RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
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 ...