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RED BANK: MICHAEL CLANCY Q&A
RED BANK: redbankgreen's Q&A with Republican Michael Clancy, one of five contenders for two council seats in the November 6 election.
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RED BANK: SPARKS FLY YET AGAIN
RED BANK: Yet again, sparks fly at a council session, this time over the protocol of an appointment to housing authority.
RED BANK: In Tuesday's election, Democrats face off in rare contested primary while Republicans once again have 'placeholder' candidates on ballot.
RED BANK: CENSURED, GREGORY QUITS RBHA
RED BANK: Gregory resigns from housing authority after censure he calls 'retaliatory.' He's the second Republican to quit in a year.
RED BANK: Republicans announce 'placeholder' council candidates to vie for seats held by two Democrats, who first face primary contests.
RED BANK: VISCOMI REBUTS RACISM CHARGE
RED BANK: Viscomi rebuts allegation she made 'racist' slur last month as three council members maintain stony silence.
RED BANK: GOP PAIR QUIT COUNCIL RACE
RED BANK: Both Republicans quit borough council race, leaving incumbent Democrats Ballard and Zipprich on a glide path to re-election.
RED BANK: CLANCY MULLS COUGHING ON ‘LIBS’
RED BANK: Three years after he quit Human Relations committee over a text seen as threatening, GOP chairman Clancy muses about "coughing" on liberals to "harass" them.
RED BANK: YASSIN GETS POLS TO PONY UP
RED BANK: First-term Councilman Yassin wrangles a bipartisan group of New Jersey politicians to donate from their campaign funds to help fight COVID-19.
RED BANK: BALLARD & ZIPPRICH TO RUN AGAIN
RED BANK: Zipprich and Ballard to defend seats on the all-Democrat council in November election. No word yet on Republican candidates.
RED BANK: HOUSING UPGRADES PROMISED
RED BANK: Residents of Evergreen Terrace and Montgomery Terrace assured of rent stability as housing authority plans change in funding model.
RED BANK: DEMS GLIDE INTO NEW YEAR
RED BANK: Democrats glide into New Year with unfettered control as Menna begins fourth term as mayor. Highlights from the reorganization meeting.
RED BANK: DEMS ROMP TO FULL CONTROL
RED BANK: Borough Democrats cruise to victory as incumbent mayor and two new council members give the party full control of local government.
ON THE GREEN: BRAVE THE RAIN AND VOTE
ON THE GREEN: We get to vote. Here's who's running and where to cast your ballot on the Greater Red Bank Green Tuesday.
RED BANK: PEARL LEE Q&A
RED BANK: redbankgreen's Q&A with Republican Pearl Lee, who's challenging incumbent Pasquale Menna for mayor in the November 6 election.
RED BANK: PASQUALE MENNA Q&A
RED BANK: redbankgreen's Q&A with Democratic incumbent Pasquale Menna, one of two contenders for mayor in the November 6 election.
RED BANK: ALLISON GREGORY Q&A
RED BANK: redbankgreen's Q&A with Republican Allison Gregory, one of five contenders for two council seats in the November 6 election.
RED BANK: KATE TRIGGIANO Q&A
RED BANK: redbankgreen's Q&A with Democrat Kate Triggiano, one of five contenders for two council seats in the November 6 election.
RED BANK: SUE VISCOMI Q&A
RED BANK: redbankgreen's Q&A with independent Sue Viscomi, one of five contenders for two council seats in the November 6 election.
RED BANK: HAZIM YASSIN Q&A
RED BANK: redbankgreen's Q&A with Democrat Hazim Yassin, one of five contenders for two council seats in the November 6 election.
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
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.