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Councilman Ed Zipprich said there was “no sexual innuendo” in his tweet Trump running mate Pence. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)
By JOHN T. WARD
Red Bank Republicans on Wednesday accused Democratic councilman and party chairman Ed Zipprich of making a not-so-veiled and “bigoted” reference to oral sex about GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence last month.
During the October 4 vice presidential debate between Pence and Democratic nominee Tim Kaine, Zipprich asked on Twitter, “did #mikepence just say he spends time on his knees every day?”
Two women get into the spirit of the Red Bank Photo Crawl, a business promotion campaign, outside the Fins and Feathers pet store on Monmouth Street Friday. Organized by borough-based web design firm Defined Logic, the crawl is a weekend-long event that encourages visitors to stop in at 15 participating stores, snap photos and post them Instagram and Twitter for a chance to win prizes. A “crawl card” showing the locations is at right. (Photo above by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge)
Preston Porter is the “social media chef” for Basil T’s and Undici restaurants. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi)
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI
Chicago may be a toddlin‘ town, but Red Bank is tweetin.’
A new study shows that the borough has one of the highest densities of Twitter users in New Jersey, coming in ninth overall among its towns and cities. According to the independent study, conducted by the communications and publications firm Jaffe Communications, Red Bank has 17.61 users per 1,000 people.
Twitter’s 140-character message limit fits a broad spectrum of users, and you can tell by a simple search who in town is taking advantage of it store owners, professionals, bands, students. redbankgreen, for example, touts each new article under @redbankgreenman.
“It’s become part of the everyday language,” said Tom Sullivan, a web developer who lives in Middletown and works on Broad Street. More →