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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"
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RED BANK: MODERN HOME PLAN APPROVED
RED BANK: Modern three-story home overlooking the Swimming River to replace bungalow under a plan approved by the zoning board Thursday night.
RED BANK: CANNON TO RETURN AS ATTORNEY
RED BANK: Cannon to return as attorney one year after getting dumped; CME to return as engineer. New council's appointments at a glance.
RED BANK: SENIOR CENTER LOBBY DEDICATED
RED BANK: Lobby of long-closed Senior Center named in memory of the late Thomas E. Hintelmann, the town's longest-serving council member.
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.
RED BANK: HORGAN LOOKS BACK, AND AHEAD
RED BANK: After 15 years on the council, Kathy Horgan reflects on the turmoil of recent years, and talks about her next chapter.
RED BANK: SOME VOTERS HAD OTHER IDEAS
RED BANK: Portman may have been the only one on the ballot, but 94 voters had other ideas about who should be mayor, according to write-ins.
RED BANK: APARTMENTS WIN BOARD OK
RED BANK: Plan for 45 apartments on site of former Big Man's West approved. Builder plans to call it The Sax, in honor of Clarence Clemons.
RED BANK: LUNCH BREAK BREAKS GROUND
RED BANK: Lunch Break kicks off $12 million facility expansion with a groundbreaking ceremony attended by New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy.
RED BANK: LUNCH BREAK EXPANSION OK’D
RED BANK: Lunch Break overcomes concerns about traffic impact to obtain zoning board OK for $12 million facility expansion.
RED BANK: APARTMENTS ON MONMOUTH OK’D
RED BANK: Monmouth Street lot derided as "disgusting" for decades gets OK for 32 apartments amid complaints about density.
RED BANK: POP STAR’S POP WINS EXTENSION
RED BANK: Pop star Charlie Puth's father gets zoning board OK for more time to build Broad Street apartments approved five years ago.
RED BANK: PROJECT GETS NO BOARD SUPPORT
RED BANK: Mumford plan for Shrewsbury Avenue gets mixed reviews from public, but no support from zoning board. Too tall and too dense, members say.
RED BANK: CORNER PLAN GETS THUMBS DOWN
RED BANK: Developer to revise plans after neighbors and board members call proposed apartment project too much for a busy intersection.
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: TRAFFIC TALK SLOWS WAWA PLAN
RED BANK: Plan for supersized Wawa and gas station on Newman Springs Road inches forward as lawyers attack traffic estimates and proposed turning lane.
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: MENNA WANTS OUT OF REVAL
Mayor Pasquale Menna called the Press findings “disturbing” and “somewhat surreal.” (File photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank council took steps toContinue reading "RED BANK: MENNA WANTS OUT OF REVAL"
RED BANK: LITTLE KITCH ORGANIC DREAMS BIG
Kitch Organic partners Rick Ivone, left, and Joe Durso beneath the pyramidal skylight in their new Leighton Avenue eatery, which features its own garden along Catherine Street, below. (Photos by JohnContinue reading "RED BANK: LITTLE KITCH ORGANIC DREAMS BIG"
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"
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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.