The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Rumson's Eric Folker beats a tag by Kyle O'Neill as RFH bests RBC by a score of 12-6.

This Week's Top Stories

"The Dude Abides" - The original Big Lebowski's at the Basie
RED BANK - He has inspired many screenwriters in his lectures across the country at film festivals and colleges.
Area Farmers Rally To Save DOA
TOM ORGO FARMS wheat, soybeans, sweet corn and pumpkins on 1,000 acres in Colts Neck.
Ashes Cigar Club In Arrears On Its Rent - Landlord files court documents seeking eviction
RED BANK - The future of a popular Broad Street nightspot could be in jeopardy as its landlord seeks to have the business evicted.
Delfini's Italian Gourmet Shop Opens In Red Bank
RED BANK - Jeane Delfini knows her business.
Remembering A Red Bank Original - Community celebrates life of Lunch Break founder Norma Todd
RED BANK - Mayor Pasquale Menna, Former Mayor Edward J. Mckenna Jr. and members of the borough council gathered at Calvary Baptist Church on River Street last Saturday to join the community in celebrating the life of Norma founder and longtime executive director of the Lunch Break food pantry and kitchen on Drs. James Parker Boulevard.
Rumson Awards Contract For New Borough Hall
RUMSON - The Borough Council last week awarded a contract for the construction of a new municipal building, which will be built on the site of the existing facility at 80 East River Road.
A New Chapter For Red Bank Public Library
RED BANK - "In the pages of a book, in the pages of a book..." warbled members of the Red Bank Primary School Chorus as they celebrated the grand opening of the newly renovated Red Bank Public Library last Saturday.
Fair Haven Resident Launches Red Bank Boat Ramp Campaign
RED BANK - "To me it started out as a boat access to the river crusade," Cindy Burnham said last week about her quest to get the Mayor and Borough Council interested in her idea to create a public boat ramp at the foot of Maple Avenue. "Now it's turned into a quality of life issue."
Man Arrested In RB For Impersonating Police Officer
RED BANK - Borough police arrested a New York City man early Monday morning on charges of impersonating a police officer and harassment.
Drug Conviction Nets Red Bank Man 30 Year Sentence
RED BANK - A borough man faces 30 years in prison, where he will have to serve at least half before being considered for parole, for manufacturing and selling crack cocaine, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said last week.
SB Budget Calls For 2.6 Cent Tax Hike
SEA BRIGHT - Blame it on the aid... or lack thereof. That's what Mayor Maria Fernandes wants people to keep in mind when they see a likely small hike in their municipal tax bill this year.
SB Councilman Proposes Establishing Oyster Garden in Shrewsbury River
Sea Bright - On March 15th Sea Bright Councilman Thomas Scriven organized a meeting at his home for residents of his neighborhood to discuss an oyster-gardening project for the Shrewsbury River.
Beside the Point
THE ORGANIZATION FOR Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is a 30 country member organization with an annual budget of 342 mill Euros that brings together governments committed to democracy and the market economy.
Scene on Stage
There's Plenty Of Life In Roger Is Dead - Elaine May comedy premieres at George Street Playhouse - There's more to Roger Is Dead than meets the funny bone. Elaine May's new "comedy about grief" is very funny.
Scene on Film
Leatherheads is a great name for a movie. It's hard to imagine anyone other than George Clooney reaching back to the worst days of pro football for entertainment.
Baseball Envy
I was standing at the deli counter at the grocery store waiting for my number to be called when I noted a harried mom and her son standing next to me. He was freshly off the baseball field, still wearing his uniform.
A Year After Virginia Tech, Sharper Focus On Troubled Students
April 16: The date of Virginia Tech's tragedy resonates for campus leaders the way Sept. 11 does for the nation. The fatal shootings of 33 students and faculty there a year ago have put colleges and universities on high alert for potentially troubled students.
Fishing Around
Hello, fellow fisherpeople! The striped bass season is already underway and we were going to examine a few different techniques that could put an extra bass or two on the end of your line, but then I started thinking (Always a dangerous thing!).
Rumson-FH Stays Unbeaten With Wins Over RBC and RBR
RUMSON - The baseball season is only two weeks old, but defending A Central Division champion Rumson-Fair Haven has already taken a solid grip on first place (4-0) with impressive wins over its top rivals, Red Bank Catholic and Red Bank Regional this week.