The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)

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Library Patrons Can Enjoy A Burger Or Coffee Marvin's Munchies
Shrewsbury - Traditionally, a trip to the library does not include enjoying a cheeseburger and fries, because food and drink have long been frowned upon inside libraries.
Watermen Take Pollution Fight To Court
HIGHLANDS - For a group of commercial shell fishermen, recreational fishermen and others, enough is enough, when it comes to pollution that they say is streaming in to the two rivers.
War Veterans To Be VIP Guests At Springsteen Benefit For Basie
It will be a concert they'll never forget - and for a certain group of VIP guests, it will be a well-deserved thank you for their service and sacrifice on behalf of their country.
No Injuries In Elm Place Fire
RED BANK - An afternoon fire disrupted the quiet Elm Place neighborhood and destroyed the second story of a family's home last Friday.
Middle School Principal Charged With Arson, Fraud Essex County indicts Terence Wilkins
RED BANK - School officials and parents of students attending Red Bank Middle School expressed shock, along with sadness and disappointment, in response to this week's news that the school's Terence Wilkins had been indicted for charges of arson and insurance fraud.
New Flood Maps Anger Bayshore Residents
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has proposed revised flood zone maps along the Bayshore area that have caused residents and politicians to take action.
Bystanders Aid Driver Stuck On NJ Transit Tracks
RED BANK - A collision between a car and commuter train in the borough last week met with no injuries, according to a NJ Transit spokesman.
Retired Fair Haven Officer Gets One Year Probation
FREEHOLD - A retired Fair Haven police officer who went on to hold other positions in the borough, was sentenced last week for accessing child pornography from a borough computer.
Teen Honors Mothers in Need A Mother's Day Card To Help Other Mothers
Every year, sons and daughters of all ages are faced with the age-old dilemma of what to get Mom for Mother's Day.
RB Man Indicted In String Of Burglaries
RED BANK - A borough man faces a 57-count indictment charging him for a rash of home and auto burglaries occurring from October 2006 to June 2007.
Red Bank Begins Centennial Celebration With May 17 Parade
RED BANK - It's been a long time coming. One hundred years, to be precise.
Solid Defense Helps Midd. South Outlast North In 11-Inning thriller
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP - As the two teams have done so many times in the past in different sports, rivals Middletown South and Middletown North had another classic game Tuesday, this time it was in the quarterfinals of the Monmouth County Softball Tournament.
Draper, Houlis Lift Shore Regional Past Rumson-FH, 14-10
WEST LONG BRANCH - Shore Regional's Kelly Draper scored a game-high six goals and Ali Houlis poured in five goals to lift the Blue Devils to a 14-10 Division A Central victory over Rumson-Fair Haven on Saturday.
Bellin, Walsh, Fleishner, O'Dowd Win At Lion Invitational
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP - Having competed in the 400 meter run and 100 hurdles the past couple of years, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional's Melissa Bellin decided to try the 400 intermediates at the Lion Invitational Saturday.