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RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: MICHAEL BALLARD
Michael Ballard, Democrat. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) The balance of political power is at play in the November 3 election in Red Bank, which features four candidatesContinue reading "RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: MICHAEL BALLARD"
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RED BANK: BALLARD SLAMS PORTMAN VETO
RED BANK: Ballard criticizes Portman veto of short-term rental law as a "political stunt aimed to slow down Borough operations."
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: 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: BALLARD AND PORTMAN TO FACE OFF
RED BANK: The two contenders for mayor in the June 7 Democratic primary have agreed to a virtual debate.
RED BANK: TAYLOR GRILLS ZIPPRICH, BALLARD
RED BANK: Taylor's aggressive questioning of Zipprich and Ballard on "interference" dominates special session of Charter Study Commission.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH, BALLARD ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On deck to offer Charter Study Commission testimony at a special session Thursday: councilmen Ed Zipprich and Michael Ballard.
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: BALLARD BLASTS SELF-DEALING ALLEGATION, ANNOUNCES MAYORAL RUN
RED BANK: Shehady memo alleges Ballard duped council into approving raise for his wife; Ballard blasts "defamatory attack" and announces run for mayor.
RED BANK: BALLARD TOUTS NEW FEE LAW
RED BANK: Ballard touts new development fee law as countering impact of "explosive growth," though Menna sees it as ripe for legal challenge.
RED BANK: BALLARD OPPOSES SURPLUS USE
RED BANK: Ballard challenges fellow Democrats on council's use of $3.5 million surplus "just to say we didn't raise taxes."
RED BANK: Ballard decries 'tragedy' of Daunte Wright killing and the fear he and other Black Americans experience in encounters with police.
RED BANK: BALLARD SEEKS PROTOCOL FIX
RED BANK: Ballard proposes changes to public-comment protocol that he says will restore back-and-forth exchanges and help clarify information.
RED BANK: BALLARD, ZIPPRICH SAIL TO WINS
RED BANK: In-person turnout light as Zipprich and Ballard breeze toward new council terms.
RED BANK: BALLARD, ZIPPRICH DUCK Q&A
RED BANK: Ballard and Zipprich, unopposed incumbents seeking re-election as Red Bank council members, duck customary question and answer.
RED BANK: BALLARD DUBS COPS ‘AGGRESSIVE’
RED BANK: Ballard blasts cops "overaggressive" response to incident that led to his wife being handcuffed. Also tees up unnamed borough hall officials.
RED BANK: BALLARD REPORTS WIFE’S ‘ARREST’
RED BANK: Councilman adds one to the growing list of Zoom meeting embarrassments: a report of spousal arrest in progress.
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: BALLARD Q&A
RED BANK: Q&A with council candidate Michael Ballard, one of four contenders for two open seats on the governing body in the November 7 election.
By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank Democrats named board of education member Michael Ballard to replace former Councilman Art Murphy on the November election ballot, according to an announcementContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMS TAP BALLARD FOR COUNCIL"
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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 ...