‘Forget the skaters, it’s the crosswalks, stupid!’ T o paraphrase a past campaign slogan, I would suggest to the Red Bank Borough Council that "It’s the crosswalks, stupid!" I don’t understand how the town council can chase skateboarders and ban sandwich boards when pedestrians face a constant threat in crosswalks from arrogant or ignorant drivers …

Proposed law, not skateboarding, is criminal I am just as proud of my son’s athletic abilities as any other mom is of her son’s, but my skateboarding son and others like him have become the victims of blatant discriminatory neglect, and it makes me even prouder of them for their perseverance in the face of …

Diallo verdict an American disgrace I sat in the car, shocked but not surprised, after hearing that the four white police officers who fired 41 bullets at Amadou Diallo were acquitted. This verdict is a travesty, as have been so many others. It brings shame on the New York City police force and the American …

Thanks for having a heart to help kids A letter of thanks to all at The Hub who helped promote our "Have a Heart for Red Bank Kids," a reception and art auction held on Feb. 13 at the Chetkin Gallery in Red Bank to assist the Red Bank Education Foundation in the purchase of …

Thanks, say Red Bank soccer mom (and dad) W e would like to send a big thank you to all of the soccer coaches that helped make the Red Bank Recreation indoor soccer program a success. Our children really enjoyed the program! A special thank you to Dave Callahan who made sure "Soccer Sundays" ran …

Skaters are a part of streetscape I would first like to thank and applaud The Hub for its view on the proposed skateboarding ban in Red Bank. I agree that Red Bank has spent a lot on crafting its image and it should spend a little on its own kids. I know that a lot …

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Skateboarding — it’s about freedom B anning skating in Red Bank is yet another example of legislation that turns average citizens into criminals. If skateboarding has become such a pervasive problem in Red Bank, then why not address the problem in terms of loitering. Skateboarders often spend hours at a particular spot, such as a …