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RED BANK: BURNHAM BEGINS RE-ELECTION BID
Having been denied a return spot on the Republican ticket, Red Bank Council President Cindy Burnham, seen at center right, hosted an open party at her Wallace Street home to kick offContinue reading "RED BANK: BURNHAM BEGINS RE-ELECTION BID"
RED BANK: BURNHAM PLANS NO-TIES PARTY
Council President Cindy Burnham, seen here at her 2014 swearing-in with state Senator Jen Beck at left, plans an independent run for a second term. (Photo by John T. Ward. ClickContinue reading "RED BANK: BURNHAM PLANS NO-TIES PARTY"
RED BANK: BURNHAM “STILL MULLING”
Council President Cindy Burnham, seen here in January with fire police volunteer Carl Colmorgen, says she’ll announce her plans later this week. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: BURNHAM “STILL MULLING”"
RED BANK: GOP DUMPS BURNHAM
Council President Cindy Burnham said she’s undecided whether she’ll seek re-election. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD She may have broken the Democrats’ lock on Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: GOP DUMPS BURNHAM"
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?"
RED BANK: NO JOE’S CAFÉ FLAKES OUT
Mike Tierney and Michael Finehirsch are taking No Joe’s back to basics with not-so-basic pastry. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS Calling his expansion into the burgerContinue reading "RED BANK: NO JOE’S CAFÉ FLAKES OUT"
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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.
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.