The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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According to Middletown Police Lt. Craig Weber, this accident in Navesink near the Stone Church was one of 24 reported in Middletown between noon and 5 p.m. yesterday, when a light snow left two river roadways "slushy and slippery."

This Week's Top Stories

Pennies From Heaven For Lance Corporal Cherrelle Peden
RED BANK - In September of 2006, U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Cherrelle Peden, 21, and her mother Virginia experienced a disaster when they lost all of their possessions to a house fire at their Bronx, N.Y. home.
RB Restaurateurs Explore Ways Of Working Together
RED BANK - For Joe Albergo, owner and chef for Osteria Dante, a Broad Street restaurant, there is strength in numbers.
Danella Breaks School Record With 43 Points As RBC Beats CTK For First Time
RED BANK - It was a classic game team wise, and a classic individual performance by Red Bank Catholic's Kristina Danella in Sunday's girls basketball game with Christ The King (Middle Village, Queens), and it was RBC that came up with a milestone achievement.
St. John Vianney Withstands Stubborn Middletown South In Final Tuneup For Shore Conference Playoffs
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP - In the long run, both St. John Vianney and Middletown South came out of Monday's non-division game with some positives as both teams get ready for this week's Shore Conference Playoffs.
YMCA To Sell Children's Cultural Center Building Once sold by the borough for a dollar, property now listed at $2,550,000
RED BANK - The Community YMCA's decision to sell the Children's Cultural Center building on Monmouth Street has borough officials reviewing their legal options in regard to the possible sale of what was once borough-owned property.
Marina Owners Unhappy Over DEP Plan Mandating Public Access To Private Marinas
IN AN EFFORT to expand public access to New Jersey waterways, the NJDEP has adopted a plan to open privately owned marinas to the public 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
State Starts Work On Highlands Bridge Project Opponents of bridge replacement vow to continue fight to save existing structure
HIGHLANDS - It's not over 'til the bridge comes down.
DEP Gets An Earful From Community On Takanassee Development Plan
LONG BRANCH - A "courtesy" is what state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Lisa Jackson called the open meeting last week on the status of a developer's approvals to build on the former Takanassee Beach Club. A "responsibility" is how foes of the plan referred to it.
Mayor Proposes Establishing A Library In Highlands
HIGHLANDS - The new mayor wants to bring a new library to the borough.
Former FH Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Charge
FAIR HAVEN - A retired veteran borough police officer and borough resident who went to work for the borough as an assistant tax collector and deputy clerk has pleaded guilty to using a borough computer to access child pornography, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's office said this week.
Former Monmouth County Sheriff To Be Highlands Borough Attorney
HIGHLANDS - The old sheriff is coming to town as the new borough attorney.
Public Hearing On FH Budget Set For March 10th
FAIR HAVEN - Traditionally, a municipal budget being introduced this early in the year is unusual. In breaking with that practice the Borough of Fair Haven went right to work this year and was able to approve the introduction of the 2008 budget on Monday, February 11 with a public hearing scheduled for March 10.
Forrestdale Blood Drive To Answer "Critical Need" For Donors
NEW JERSEY BLOOD Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, has issued a critical need for blood as donations have dropped by over 15% and Forrestdale School in Rumson has answered the call. On Thursday, February 21 from 1:30 to 7 p.m., NJBS will hold a blood drive in the school library at 60 Forest Avenue.
Two River Theater Seeks Approval For Actors' Housing
RED BANK - "While the theater is excellent," last Thursday said Zoning Board of Adjustment member Lauren Nicosia, "we're worried about the land use here."
Middletown Police Investigate Reported Abduction
MIDDLETOWN - On Thursday, Feb. 7, shortly before 5 a.m., Middletown Township Police Officer Robert McNair was dispatched to an address in the Port Monmouth section of the Township to investigate a man with a knife wound to his neck who was abducted for a short period of time.