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RED BANK: SUE VISCOMI Q&A
RED BANK: redbankgreen's Q&A with independent Sue Viscomi, one of five contenders for two council seats in the November 6 election.
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RED BANK: VISCOMI Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Suzanne Viscomi said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: COUNCIL CANDIDATE VISCOMI
RED BANK: Three candidates seek two seats on the borough council in the November 2 election. Here's what Sue Viscomi has to say about herself and the issues.
RED BANK: GOP BAILS AND VISCOMI JUMPS IN
RED BANK: Republicans bail from second straight council race as Viscomi mounts another independent bid, making it a race of three women.
RED BANK: VISCOMI REBUTS RACISM CHARGE
RED BANK: Viscomi rebuts allegation she made 'racist' slur last month as three council members maintain stony silence.
RED BANK: A year after being passed over by GOP, former party stalwart will run for council as independent, adding wild card to race.
RED BANK: SECOND-METER ISSUE RETURNS
RED BANK: The issue of separate water meters for lawn water and car washing sputters back to life after 18 months of silence.
RED BANK: VISCOMI DOUBLE-BARRELS CLANCY
RED BANK: Party loyalist tees up GOP head for two issues: ignoring her, and sending a "disgusting" text about immigrant students.
RED BANK: ATTORNEY MAKES ISSUE OF CAMERA
RED BANK: A "bizarre" moment, followed by a heated exchange, as borough attorney redirects an audience member's video camera during council meeting.
By WIL FULTON Suzanne Viscomi, who¬†last week quit-without-quitting the Red Bank council race, confirmed Thursday that she won’t run as either a Republican or an independent. Viscomi told redbankgreen byContinue reading "RED BANK: VISCOMI WON’T RUN AS INDY"
Suzanne Viscomi during her 2012 council run. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD [UPDATE: See Cindy Burham comments below] Red Bank borough council candidate Suzanne Viscomi had not inContinue reading "RED BANK: VISCOMI DISPUTES SHE QUIT RACE"
RED BANK: COUNCIL BORROWS FOR COUNT BASIE, MARINE PARK & MORE
New bleachers for Count Basie Fields. A remake of Marine Park. Shrewsbury Ave crosswalks and bump outs. With 56 straight "yes" votes, Red Bank Council goes on a roll.
RED BANK: COUNCIL SALARIES UNCHANGED
RED BANK: Salaries for mayor and council would remain unchanged, for now, under measure on Thursday night's agenda.
RED BANK: HOGAN ADDRESSES ‘CONFLICTS’
RED BANK: Riverview president and mayoral candidate Hogan downplays concerns about conflicts of interest; Viscomi launches fifth council bid.
RED BANK: COUNCIL DEMS, HOGAN FORM SLATE
RED BANK: Three council Dems team up with Riverview's president and three others in bid to form new government in July.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH WON’T SEEK NEW TERM
RED BANK: His years as Democratic chair marked by strife, Zipprich says he won't seek re-election under a new form of government he opposed.
RED BANK: CITIZEN APPOINTMENTS 2023
RED BANK: Unpaid citizen volunteers help power local government. Here are the latest committee appointees and re-appointees.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH BLOC SETS NEW BYLAWS
RED BANK: Rejecting Portman's call for a breather, council majority adopts bylaws that sets new bar for proposed resolutions.
RED BANK: INDOOR CANNABIS FARM APPROVED
RED BANK: Planning board overcomes misgivings about all-cash operation, electrified security fence, and approves cannabis growing facility.
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.
Partyline
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.