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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.
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RED BANK: Q&A WITH PASQUALE MENNA
Pasquale Menna, a Democrat, was elected mayor in 2006 after 18 years on the borough council. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) In Tuesday’s election, Red Bank MayorContinue reading "RED BANK: Q&A WITH PASQUALE MENNA"
Pat Menna is showing off the first floor of his home, a spacious Dutch Colonial he shares with his five-year-old white Labrador retriever, Bella. It’s on a corner lot in one of Red Bank’s more upmarket neighborhoods, and in contrast...
RED BANK: ENNIO MENNA DIES
RED BANK: Ennio Menna, the father of former mayor Pasquale Menna, died at Riverview Medical Center Friday at age 94.
RED BANK: MENNA ERA ENDS
RED BANK: Menna concludes record-setting combined terms as councilman and mayor. His successor will have to wait four more days to take up reins.
RED BANK: President Biden won't be stopping in town when he visits Murphy's mansion, says Menna, who was not invited.
RED BANK: Menna won't seek to retain his seat as mayor after being "dumped" by Zipprich-led Democratic organization.
RED BANK: DEMS DUMP MENNA FOR BALLARD
RED BANK: Democratic regulars pick Ballard as their candidate for mayor, dumping party stalwart Menna, who says they showed "their true colors."
RED BANK: MENNA APOLOGIZES TO MURPHY
RED BANK: Menna apologizes to Murphy for two women who assailed governor and his family as they ate dinner downtown Sunday.
RED BANK: MENNA ADMITS FOOD TRUCK ERROR
RED BANK: Following redbankgreen questions about conflict of interest, Menna acknowledges he should not have participated in council food truck discussion.
RED BANK: MENNA BLASTS HEALTH ‘RUMORS’
RED BANK: Menna blasts Burnham for false "rumors" about his health and Shehady tees her up for "blatant lies" about his health and whereabouts.
RED BANK: MENNA OFFERS PROTOCOL FIX
RED BANK: Menna proposes workaround to comments protocol as Horgan, Yngstrom and fire chiefs begin new terms. Reorganization wrap.
RED BANK: MENNA ‘IRATE’ OVER YMCA ACTION
RED BANK: 'Irate' Menna blasts YMCA decision to terminate free memberships for borough kids and emergency first responders.
RED BANK: MENNA TOPS TICKET AGAIN
RED BANK: Menna tops ticket with two newcomers in November race as Democrats, with 4-2 majority, seek to regain total control of council.
RED BANK: Menna tugs reins on holiday horse-and-carriage rides, calling them "inhumane." What does the horse owner think? "Idiocy," she says.
RED BANK: MENNA AIMS TO CURB BAR CRAWLS
RED BANK: Menna wants 'bar crawl' speedbumps after Belmar shuts down one touted as the biggest the borough had ever seen.
RED BANK: MENNA DEBT IN PRESS SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: Mayor Pasquale Menna has an IRS lien on his home and borrowed $75,000 to pay it from a "convicted car thief," the Asbury Park Press reports.
RED BANK: MENNA WANTS BOLD, GREEN DECK
RED BANK: Menna says he now wants to see architecturally bold, "even shocking" plans with environment in mind for White Street garage.
RED BANK: SITE IDEAL FOR HOTEL, SAYS MENNA
RED BANK: The VNA is leaving town, leaving behind an empty building, a tax opportunity for the town -- and maybe even a good spot for a hotel, says mayor.
RED BANK: MENNA GRIPES HE WAS DISSED
RED BANK: Things got snippy when Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna claimed he was being dissed by two council members -- fellow Democrats.
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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.