The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Runners burst from the starting line at the George Sheehan Classic last Saturday, June 14.

This Week's Top Stories

Major Bridge Work On Hold Until After The Fourth For now, traffic lanes will remain open on Highlands bridge
HIGHLANDS - In what appears to be a reversal from its previous position, the state's Department of Transportation has agreed...
Track Pays Tribute To Racing Legend
IN MY ROLE as racing writer for the New York Post and Daily Racing Form, I had the pleasure of covering trainer Warren A. Croll for three decades...
Feeding The Hungry
Members of the Red Bank Rotary Club presented a check for $56,300 to the Lunch Break food pantry on Drs. James Parker Blvd.
Gas Prices Taking Hit On Two River Wallets
TAKE A BIKE. Consolidate shopping trips.
Runners Honor RBC's Legendary Coach Jack Rafter
Red Bank - Prior to the running of the George Sheehan Classic in Red Bank last Saturday morning...
It Was Lights Out On Talk By JCP&L Exec In Fair Haven Residents frustrated by frequent service interruptions
FAIR HAVEN - A brief but powerful thunderstorm swept through the area during the borough council meeting on Monday night, just as Jersey Central Power and Light Area Manager James Markey prepared to address the mayor and council about the recent rash of power outages that affected nearly half of Fair Haven's 6,021 residents during the past week.
Ansorge Not Guilty Of DUI Superior Court judge overturns municipal court ruling
FREEHOLD - For Superior Court Judge Paul F. Chaiet the evidence against former newspaper publisher and Red Bank business owner Claudia Ansorge was not sufficient to support the municipal court's guilty verdict against her for driving while under the influence of alcohol.
Highlands Parish Celebrates 125th Anniversary
HIGHLANDS - The Most Rev. Bishop John M. Smith will celebrate the 10:30 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Sunday, June 29, officially commemorating the 125th anniversary of the parish. The Rev. Robert M. Tynski, current pastor, will be joined by several former pastors offering the Mass with Bishop Smith.
State Must Increase Funding For Community Services, Say Advocates For Disabled
OAKHURST - Representatives of Easter Seals of New Jersey met with Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini (R-11) last Friday at their Oakhurst location to discuss "right-sizing" the system regarding individuals with developmental disabilities.
Red Bankers Hope To Encourage Adoption Of Reuseable Bags
RED BANK - The borough school system, the town governing body and a number of community groups are banding together to help the environment. They are hoping to encourage residents to abandon the use of plastic shopping bags and start carrying reusable bags when they go shopping.
RBR Hosts Meeting To Discuss Problem Of Athletes And Underage Drinking
LITTLE SILVER - Community, law enforcement and parent leaders recently assembled at the Red Bank Regional High School (RBR) for a presentation by Dennis O'Sullivan, Vice President of the American Athletic Institute (AAI) on underage drinking and athletes.
Officials Make Arrest In June 4 Bank Of America Robbery
RED BANK - Each year Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey awards scholarships to New Jersey high school students pursuing a bachelor's degree in Nursing. The scholarships were awarded to three local area students during this year's VNACJ Nurses' Day ceremonies held at PNC Arts Center in Holmdel.