The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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The Little Silver community held a vigil in memory of deceased Markham Place Principal Don Merce, who was killed in a car accident on Tuesday morning.

This Week's Top Stories

Ellie Huson: Definitely Among The Very Young At Heart
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - Elly Huson might not always remember the specific date, or even the specific address of something that made her happy.
Little Silver Mourns Loss Of Beloved School Principal
LITTLE SILVER - The darkness of a sudden tragedy was tempered last Tuesday night by the flames of the candles lit in remembrance of the beloved Markham Place Middle School principal who was killed in an automotive accident early Tuesday morning.
Helping God's Earth: Students Plant Trees On Arbor Day
RUMSON - They did it for God, for Arbor Day, and for their future.
Mater Dei Stuns Wall To Gain Finals For First Time; RBC Zips Midd. South
WALL - There will be something different in this Saturday's Monmouth County Red Division Softball Tournament finals.
St. Mary's Parish Dedicates New Church
MIDDLETOWN - Parishioners of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church filled the pews and lined the aisles last Sunday as they celebrated the dedication of their new church.
Indicted Principal Resigns From RB District
RED BANK - They came to show support for their principal, but in the end it was to no avail as the now indicted Red Bank Middle School administrator decided to voluntarily leave his job.
Middletown Debuts Recreation Plan
MIDDLETOWN - Several dozen residents gathered at the Middletown Arts and Cultural Center on Tuesday night for the unveiling of the township's new Recreation Master Plan.
Middletown Budget Calls For 7.1 Percent Property Tax Increase
MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown Township committee held a public hearing on its proposed 2008 municipal budget last Monday night.
RFH Honors Hometown Hall Of Famers
RUMSON - Last Friday, an induction ceremony was held for the newest members of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School's Hall of Fame.
Former RB Lawyer Charged With Misappropriating Client Funds
FREEHOLD - A former Red Bank lawyer faces charges he misappropriated funds entrusted to him by clients, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office announced this week.
Spring St. Man Arrested For Stabbing Woman
RED BANK - A Spring Street man was arrested for allegedly attempting to murder a woman at his apartment early Tuesday morning.
HABcore Celebrates 20 Years Of Sheltering The Homeless
RED BANK - Four ounces of juice, four ounces of cereal - hot or cold - two slices of toast and one-half-cup of fruit.
A Young Thomas Jefferson Captivates CN Sixth Graders
COLTS NECK - A young Thomas Jefferson addressed sixth grade students at the Cedar Drive Middle School Monday, and kept the children captivated with eloquence, knowledge, and analogies that will enable them to remember the role Jefferson played in the Revolutionary years of a young United States.
Officials Identify Body Found At Sandy Hook
SANDY HOOK - State Police investigators have identified a body discovered on the beach last week but much is still not known or made public about what occurred.