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RED BANK: YNGSTROM QUITS, CITING TOXICITY
RED BANK: Citing political divisiveness and "toxic rhetoric" about his recent marriage, Yngstrom quits council, setting up possible power shift.
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RED BANK: EARLY SPLIT AT REORGANIZATION
RED BANK: Amid calls for comity, three council members try but fail to derail selection of Triggiano to ceremonial post of council president.
RED BANK: COUNCIL ‘NO’ TO CHARTER SCHOOL
RED BANK: After three hours of divided comments, council unanimously endorses measure calling for end of charter school.
RED BANK: Council approves new redevelopment agency director amid debate over sexual harassment lawsuit and contrasting views of #metoo.
RED BANK: CENTER DEBATE CONTINUES
RED BANK: Clashes over Senior Center continue with insults as Triggiano resolution on property review wins on another 4-2 vote.
RED BANK: TAX INCREASE AT 2.8 PERCENT
RED BANK: Local tax would rise by 2.8 percent under budget that finance chair Ballard said is "inflicting more pain" on residents impacted by pandemic.
RED BANK: PARKING AGENDA IN TRANSITION
RED BANK: Amid recriminations and calls for a fresh start, Democrats prepare to take the wheel in the drive for a downtown parking solution.
RED BANK: NO CONSENSUS AT PARKING FORUM
RED BANK: Merchant-led parking forum turns fractious, with residents unconvinced of the need for a parking garage and major development downtown.
RED BANK: MARCHERS REJECT CHARTER PLAN
Protesters marched from the middle school to borough hall in freezing weather. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank residents hoping to slow orContinue reading "RED BANK: MARCHERS REJECT CHARTER PLAN"
RED BANK: RSVP FOR CHEMO GIRLS BRUNCH
From the office of State Senator Jennifer Beck comes a reminder that tomorrow, October 17 is the deadline to register for the annual “Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls Brunch,” anContinue reading "RED BANK: RSVP FOR CHEMO GIRLS BRUNCH"
RED BANK: INDIANS COMPLETE 14-0 SEASON
The Red Bank Indians, under coach Louis ‘Del’ Dal Pra, beat the Fair Haven Giants, 3-0, at Count Basie Fields Wednesday night to win the Two River Little League 12-and-underContinue reading "RED BANK: INDIANS COMPLETE 14-0 SEASON"
RED BANK: NEW TRUSTEES GET THEIR FEET WET
Mayor Pasquale Menna, right, swears in new library board members in the Eisner Room. Sara Hansen, center below, with Elizabeth McDermott and Steve Hecht, was chosen board president. (Photos byContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW TRUSTEES GET THEIR FEET WET"
RED BANK: NEW LIBRARY TRUSTEES NAMED
Beth Hanratty, below, was named chairperson of the reconstituted board. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) [Correction: Mayor Menna tells redbankgreen that while Beth Hanratty was appointed toContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW LIBRARY TRUSTEES NAMED"
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"
Q FOR GOP: WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?
Westside Community Group president Amy Goldsmith, right, discusses the debate format with candidates Juanita Lewis, Joe Mizzi, Grace Cangemi and Ed Zipprich. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD RedContinue reading "Q FOR GOP: WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?"
IN THE ARTY, ARTY MONTH OF MAY
And they said print was dead: Paper sculptor Riccardo Berlingeri gives new life to yesterday’s news in an ongoing exhibit at the Monmouth Museum. Grab your plastic tumbler of merlot,Continue reading "IN THE ARTY, ARTY MONTH OF MAY"
IN oRBit: PEARLS, CURLS & FRANK TALK
Today’s Red Bank oRBit brings you an interview with Marybeth Maida — Red Bank resident, Borough Education Foundation vice president, mom and media professional — to say nothing of active, dynamic,Continue reading "IN oRBit: PEARLS, CURLS & FRANK TALK"
Lest we forget, Red Bank is still in its centennial year, and reminders of that milestone continue to pop up now and again. The latest is the above video, shot and produced by four students, aged 14 to 17, who...
Cast members rehearse for next week's Cool School Showcase event at the Count Basie Theatre. By TOM CHESEK In some respects, it's not all that different from those good old school talent shows that generations have known and tolerated. Only...
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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 ...
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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 ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...