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RED BANK: DEMS NEUTRAL AS RACE ROILS PARTY
RED BANK: Amid a wild primary showdown for U.S. Senate seat, borough's Democratic leaders claim neutrality.
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RED BANK: PORTMAN READY FOR MAYOR’S MIC
RED BANK: Mayoral favorite Billy Portman is even more the entertainer than we knew, with movie roles and a 'filthy" rap record in his past.
RED BANK: PORTMAN CLAIMS LANDSLIDE WIN
RED BANK: Political newcomer Portman trounces Ballard in Democratic mayoral primary; reform slate for county committee appears to win majority, he says.
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: BALLARD TOUTS ‘TEAM’ GOALS
RED BANK: Ballard aims to reclaim borough from "administrator on steroids" and end era of council members "at each others' throats."
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: FOREST LAUNCHES MAYORAL BID
RED BANK: Ben Forest, a Democrat, launches bid to unseat Pasquale Menna as mayor, saying he's 'had enough.' Who else is running?
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN HIT IN CAR CURB-JUMP
The scene on Wallace Street shortly after the accident, above. The vehicle also hit a gas regulator valve, seen below, though no leak was immediately detected. (Photo by John T. Ward.Continue reading "RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN HIT IN CAR CURB-JUMP"
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ZAPPED ON ‘PLAGIARISM’
Councilman and Democratic party chair Ed Zipprich, right, with Democratic council candidate Michael Ballard at the borough Halloween parade last month. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ZAPPED ON ‘PLAGIARISM’"
BON JOVI TO HOST CLINTON, BUT WHERE?
Bon Jovi’s Middletown home, above, as seen in 2008. Below, Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea, with Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna and former mayor Ed McKenna in 2011. (PhotosContinue reading "BON JOVI TO HOST CLINTON, BUT WHERE?"
RUMSON: WRITE-IN DRIVE HEATS UP ELECTION
A write-in campaign for two candidates billing themselves as the Rumson Family ticket emerged in the wake of the Oxford House controversy last month. Below, Tim McCooey at the OctoberContinue reading "RUMSON: WRITE-IN DRIVE HEATS UP ELECTION"
One of four Q&As with the candidates for two, three-year terms on the Red Bank Borough Council in next weeks election. Kathy Horgan and Sharon Lee, both Democrats, are theContinue reading "RED BANK CANDIDATE: CINDY BURNHAM"
One of four Q&As with the candidates for two, three-year terms on the Red Bank Borough Council in next week’s election. Kathy Horgan and Sharon Lee, both Democrats, are theContinue reading "RED BANK CANDIDATE: SEAN DI SOMMA"
One of four Q&As with the candidates for two, three-year terms on the Red Bank Borough Council in next weeks election. Kathy Horgan and Sharon Lee, both Democrats, are theContinue reading "RED BANK CANDIDATE: KATHY HORGAN"
One of four Q&As with the candidates for two, three-year terms on the Red Bank Borough Council in next week’s election. Kathy Horgan and Sharon Lee, both Democrats, are theContinue reading "RED BANK CANDIDATE: SHARON LEE"
FAIR HAVEN GOES FOR INCUMBENTS
Poll workers at Fair Haven’s Youth Center on election day 2012. (Photo by Rebecca Desfosse. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Voters in storm-darkened Fair Haven returned two incumbentsContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN GOES FOR INCUMBENTS"
NO VIDEO AS BYRNES BOWS OUT
Middletown Committeeman Sean Byrnes says he doesn’t anticipate a return to politics any time soon, if ever. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Sean Byrnes, theContinue reading "NO VIDEO AS BYRNES BOWS OUT"
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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.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...