The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Irish eyes were smiling at the Belmar St. Patrick's Day parade last Sunday.

This Week's Top Stories

It's Bruce At The Basie!
Bruce Springsteen will perform a benefit concert at the Count Basie Theatre on Wednesday, May 7th.
On The Eagles' Wings, Aslan Renews Its Mission
RED BANK - Doug and Kathryn Eagles aren't exactly newcomers to Aslan Youth Ministry - each of them worked with Aslan earlier in their careers.
Adaskin Trio Performs For Chamber Music Society
RED BANK - The Red Bank Chamber Music Society recently brought the prestigious Adaskin String Trio to perform at the Monmouth Conservatory of Music.
Midd. South Stuns Neptune To Win First Sectional Championship Since 1979
FRANKLIN TWP. - For years, the Middletown South basketball program has had to take a back seat to the school's highly successful football program, and with good reason given the winning tradition of the football team.
R-FH Rolls To 9th Straight Sectional Title
Bridgewater - The Rumson-Fair Haven Bulldogs took on the Raritan Rockets in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group II Sectional Final on Tuesday night at Bridgewater-Raritan High School and breezed to a 47-31 victory to capture the teams' ninth straight sectional title.
YMCA, Borough, Hope To Negotiate Settlement on Children's Cultural Center
RED BANK - Borough officials have agree to forestall litigation and the Community YMCA has consented to not sell the disputed Monmouth Street property at this point, while the two sides seek to negotiate a settlement, borough officials acknowledged this week.
Court To Hear Petition To Dismiss SB Election Challenge March 12
SEA BRIGHT - Get over it or get on with it, and pay the price. That is the feeling Mayor Maria Fernandes and her legal counsel have expressed regarding former Mayor JoAnn Kalaka-Adams's lingering petition in court challenging the November election results that seated Fernandes as mayor by three votes.
The Marquee On Monmouth Street Red Bank's Count Basie Theatre comes into its own
THE HOUSE LIGHTS come up as the thunderous applause of some 1,500 standing patrons begins to fade away. On stage, the lead actors cast a final smile to the audience and, with a quick wave to the balcony, they sprint for the wings as the curtain comes down on another great performance at Red Bank's historic Count Basie Theatre.
AH Set To File New Funding Application For Skatepark
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - A new application to acquire funds from the county for a bigger, better skatepark will soon be sent out; and the final details involved in completing the two-decade-in-the-making Bayshore Bike Trail are now being ironed out.
Residents Not Pumped Up About 16-Bay Gas Station Proposal
MIDDLETOWN - In terms of convenience, a 24-hour Wawa equipped with 16 gas pumps sounds favorable to motorists who travel along Route 35 in Middletown.
State Cuts To Put The Squeeze On Municipal Budgets, Mayors Hear
LITTLE SILVER - With the cuts in municipal aid contained in Gov. Jon S. Corzine's budget, mayors had better be prepared to do battle in Trenton as advocates for their towns.
AH Appoints New Police Officer, Dispatcher
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - There's a new police officer on the beat in town and a new dispatcher at the department's front desk.
The Cost Of Bulk Removal Just Got Heftier For Fair Haven Residents
FAIR HAVEN - It will now cost Fair Haven residents at least fifty dollars to have their unwanted bulk items removed curbside.
RB Centennial Logo Features Ice Boat
RED BANK - The image will be seen this year on bags and T-shirts and all around the borough and it is the work of an eighth-grade student.
RB Planning Board OKs Proposed Development At Monmouth And West
RED BANK - The Planning Board on Monday unanimously approved an application by RB Monmouth LLC and RB West LLC, 139-153 Monmouth Street seeking to construct a luxury residential and retail complex at Monmouth and West streets.