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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"
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MENNA: WE NEED MORE SHARED SERVICES
NAME: Pasquale Menna (Democrat, incumbent mayor, running unopposed) AGE: 56 OCCUPATION: Attorney LENGTH OF RESIDENCE IN TOWN: 46 YEARS 1. What do you see as the top three issues inContinue reading "MENNA: WE NEED MORE SHARED SERVICES"
RED BANK: PORTMAN TAKES MAYOR’S SEAT
RED BANK: In debut as mayor, Portman pledges to "keep the ship running smoothly" as town embarks on big changes.
RED BANK: NEWCOMER TO LEAD MAJOR CHANGE
RED BANK: With "borough" form of government slated to end, voters overwhelmingly endorse a political newcomer to lead the way.
RED BANK: VOTERS FAVOR DEMS… AND CHANGE
RED BANK: Voters appear to stick with Democrats – while also endorsing changes in government and how candidates get on the ballots.
RED BANK: GOP ATTACKS AT RACE’S END
RED BANK: Republican council candidates go hard in closing days of council race, terming their opponents "MAGA Democrats."
RED BANK: HISTORIC REFERENDUM ON BALLOT
RED BANK: Organized opposition to November 8 referendum did not materialize, but there has been pushback, and voters still have questions.
RED BANK: ‘CIVILITY’ ON VOTERS’ MINDS
RED BANK: Civility was top-of-mind for many residents who packed a room for the first of two candidates' nights held Wednesday.
RED BANK: Voters will have two chances – or one and a half – to size up municipal candidates this week. One's in-person, the other virtual.
RED BANK: TRIGGIANO UNSEATS ZIPPRICH
RED BANK: Triggiano-led slate completes swift overthrow of Zipprich Democrats, giving her his seat at the party's helm.
RED BANK: PORTMAN MOCKS BALLARD CLAIMS
RED BANK: Ballard says he signed Sturdivant petition to counter "secret" pacts involving Portman, who mocks the allegation in response.
RED BANK: PORTMAN CLAIMS LANDSLIDE WIN
RED BANK: Political newcomer Portman trounces Ballard in Democratic mayoral primary; reform slate for county committee appears to win majority, he says.
RED BANK: PORTMAN SEES INTERIM ROLE
RED BANK: Running in the June 7 Democratic primary, political newcomer Portman sees himself as a bridge past the 'acrimony' and 'machine politics' to a nonpartisan future.
RED BANK: BALLARD TOUTS ‘TEAM’ GOALS
RED BANK: Ballard aims to reclaim borough from "administrator on steroids" and end era of council members "at each others' throats."
RED BANK: Horgan and Okeson drop lawsuit to oust Mirandi. Up next, the June 7 showdown that pits two sides in the sharply divided Democratic party.
RED BANK: COUNCIL SPARS OVER BROADWALK
RED BANK: With Broadwalk dining plaza expected to return mid-July, Democrats clash over membership of restart committee.
RED BANK: Three Republicans who've previously run for council as 'placeholders' comprise mayor-and-council ticket in GOP's June primary.
RED BANK: DEMS AIR PARTY’S DIRTY LAUNDRY
RED BANK: Menna, Yngstrom and Triggiano cite interference, one-party rule and "paranoia" as roots of government "dysfunction" in Charter Study Commission testimony.
RED BANK: LOCAL DEMOCRATS RUPTURE
RED BANK: Democrats rupture as local party puts up newcomers to challenge incumbents Yassin and Triggiano; they say Zipprich "reeks of boss politics."
RED BANK: DEMS ERUPT OVER SENIOR CENTER
RED BANK: Tension among Democrats over the future of the borough's Senior Center erupts in public as "majority" splits with Ballard and Zipprich.
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HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
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RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.
[GIF] FRIDAY NIGHT SLEDDING DOWN TOWER HILL
Tower Hill was in the right condition for sledding on Friday night, and with forecasted highs to stay below freezing temperature for the wee ...