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RED BANK: RACIAL IMAGE DRAWS FIRE
RED BANK: Former council member Lee rips into billboard company for including "offensive" image of black man in zoning board exhibits.
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RED BANK: WITH LEE’S RETURN, WOMEN RULE
Sharon Lee, flanked by Mayor Pasquale Menna and former Councilwoman Juanita Lewis, gets ready to swear the oath of office while Councilman Mike DuPont takes a photo. (Photo by John T.Continue reading "RED BANK: WITH LEE’S RETURN, WOMEN RULE"
RED BANK: FOUR MAYORS… AND SOME FRIENDS
The first-ever Red Bank Mayor’s Charity Ball brought together three ex-mayors, the current one and some 250 of their friends at the Oyster Point Hotel Friday night. Among those inContinue reading "RED BANK: FOUR MAYORS… AND SOME FRIENDS"
RED BANK: SCHWABENBAUER TO FILL GOP SLOT
Linda Schwabenbauer outside borough hall, where she hopes to win a council seat. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank Republicans may notContinue reading "RED BANK: SCHWABENBAUER TO FILL GOP SLOT"
RED BANK: MINTON RESIGNS, HANLON BAILS
Sean Di Somma, above at lower right, on election night last November. Below, Jack Minton, center, with candidate Joe Mizzi and then-Councilwoman Grace Cangemi in 2010. (Photo by John T.Continue reading "RED BANK: MINTON RESIGNS, HANLON BAILS"
Sean Di Somma has paired up with electoral politics newcomer Brian Hanlon for his second council try. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Republican Sean Di Somma isContinue reading "RED BANK: Di SOMMA TRIES AGAIN"
RED BANK: SEEKING EQUALITY, THEN AND NOW
On the panel were longtime housing advocate Flo Apy, at left above; former borough Councilwoman Sharon Lee; and Monmouth University history professor Walter Greason. (Photo by John T. Ward. ClickContinue reading "RED BANK: SEEKING EQUALITY, THEN AND NOW"
ELKS HOST TRTC’s ‘EXPLORATION OF JUSTICE’
Monmouth University professor Walter D. Greason, former Red Bank council member Sharon Lee, and Frank Talk’s Gilda Rogers are among the guest panelists discussing “The Fight for Equality in RedContinue reading "ELKS HOST TRTC’s ‘EXPLORATION OF JUSTICE’"
RED BANK: LEE BOWS OUT
Sharon Lee at her final council meeting Wednesday night, above, and below with her son, Devon Ramsay, on election night. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: LEE BOWS OUT"
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"
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH OWNS ‘ASTROTURF’ URL
Councilman Ed Zipprich, seen at the Red Bank NAACP candidates’ forum at Calvary Baptist Church Thursday night, acknowledged he set up a website that now attacks Republican candidates. (Photo byContinue reading "RED BANK: ZIPPRICH OWNS ‘ASTROTURF’ URL"
RED BANK: COUNCIL CONTENDERS FACE OFF
Cindy Burnham, left, addresses the audience as Sean Di Somma, Kathy Horgan and Sharon Lee listen at the Westside Community Group’s annual candidate’s forum Thursday night. (Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL CONTENDERS FACE OFF"
RED BANK: TRAYVON MARTIN VIGIL SLATED
Councilwoman Sharon Lee, wearing a hoodie in memory of Trayvon Martin, talks with Mayor Pasquale Menna before Wednesday night’s council meeting. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Three RedContinue reading "RED BANK: TRAYVON MARTIN VIGIL SLATED"
BELLHAVEN PARK NEEDS TLC
Red Bank officials are seeking funds for the Bellhaven Park nature area on Locust Avenue. Below, a map from the 2006 waterfront plan. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)Continue reading "BELLHAVEN PARK NEEDS TLC"
DUMPSTER SWIMMING POOLS FOR RED BANK?
A Macro-Sea Dumpster pool under construction in 2009. (Photo courtesy of Macro-Sea. Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Sharon Lee wants to bring Dumpster diving to a whole new levelContinue reading "DUMPSTER SWIMMING POOLS FOR RED BANK?"
COUNCIL STILL DUG IN AGAINST GARDEN SPOT
Community garden proponents talk to borough Administrator Stanley Sickels about their proposal after Wednesday night’s council meeting. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The borough councilContinue reading "COUNCIL STILL DUG IN AGAINST GARDEN SPOT"
COUNCIL DIGS IN AGAINST PROPOSED GARDEN
Advocates are pushing the council to allow a community garden on borough-owned property to the right of the library, above. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "COUNCIL DIGS IN AGAINST PROPOSED GARDEN"
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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 ...