RED BANK: SICKELS TO RETIRE AT END OF 2017

mancuso-sickels-101716Stanley Sickels, right, with fellow planning board member Dan Mancuso at a meeting in October. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

HOT-TOPIC_03Red Bank’s top unelected official is hanging up his hat at the end of 2017.

Make that hats. The departure of Stanley Sickels, who serves as the borough government’s administrator, purchasing agent and construction code official, may test a long-debated premise: that replacing him would require more than one hire, at a cost far exceeding his combined salary.

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RED BANK: SICKELS FACING HEAVY DEBT WOES

stanley sickels 050115Stanley Sickels at the Mayor’s Ball in May, 2015. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

HOT-TOPIC_03Red Bank’s top unelected official may lose the home he’s lived in all his life.

The McLaren Street residence of borough Administrator Stanley Sickels has been listed for a Monmouth County sheriff’s sale August 29 to resolve a previously unreported foreclosure and bankruptcy, redbankgreen has learned.

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SICKELS POSTS BIG SPRING AT PENN STATE

garrett sickels 010112Former Red Bank Regional football standout Garrett Sickels closed out a big spring at Penn State with an honor as the team’s most improved defensive player, according to Fight On State. The 6-foot-4, 262-pound end, a redshirt sophomore from Red Bank, is in the running for a spot in the starting lineup this year after a freshman year in which he played in every game without starting, posting 13 tackles and two sacks. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

SICKELS CITED IN PENN STATE EGGING

garrett sickels 010112[CLARIFICATION: The original version of this story mistakenly reported, in the headline and body of the story, that Garrett Sickels and his three teammates were “arrested.” According to Sickels’ father, Stanley Sickels, they were issued summonses but not taken into custody. Stanley Sickels said all four players maintain their innocence. November 2, 2014]

Red Bank’s Garrett Sickels is among four Penn State football players facing disciplinary action after being charged late Thursday night for egging a campus building.

Sickels, a sophomore defensive end who was a standout at Red Bank Regional, and three teammates were was issued a summons for criminal mischief for throwing eggs at a residential building, according to a report Friday by PennLive.com.

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RBR’S SICKELS COMMITS TO PENN STATE

Garrett Sickels, the Red Bank Regional football standout, has verbally committed to play at Penn State, according to reports making the rounds Monday.

According to the Philadelphia Daily News, the 6-foot-4, 225-pound junior defensive end

is ranked as the 50th-best player in the nation. As a senior at Red Bank Regional, he had 11 sacks and 76 total tackles.

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