The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
A flotilla of personal watercraft left Red Bank last Saturday for a trip to the Statue of Liberty and back. The event was a fundraiser for IMPACT (Improving Middletown Program for Autistic Children Together).

This Week's Top Stories

Bets Are On 'Big' At The Haskell
THE FOCUS OF the racing world - and the entire sports world for that matter - will be on Monmouth Park late Sunday afternoon when the "big horse" goes to the post as the odds-on favorite in the $1 million Haskell Invitational.
Staten Islanders Welcome! At Donovan's, down the shore everything's all right
SEA BRIGHT - Donovan's Reef in Sea Bright is one place that residents of Staten Island are always welcome, according to their marquee.
New Jersey's Oldest Fireman's Fair Returns August 7th
MIDDLETOWN - A time-tested tradition returns to the Navesink section of Middletown this week.
It Was A Great Day For 'Best Day'
On the weekend of July 19 and 20 the Best Day foundation hosted two camps to help underprivileged and disabled kids participate in otherwise difficult beach activities.
Brooklyn-Born Artist Takes On NJ
RED BANK - Bill Ades doesn't see most things like everyone else.
Bargain Hunters Beat The Street At RB Sidewalk Sale Annual summer ritual draws international crowd
RED BANK - Sunshine brought out the bargain hunters for at least two of the three days of Red Bank's beloved Annual Sidewalk Sale.
Lightning Strike Kills One, Injures Three At Sandy Hook
SANDY HOOK - In case the public needed reminding, lightning storms are not something to be treated lightly. They can be deadly.
Rumson Physician Pleads Guilty To Illegal Drug Distribution
RUMSON - A borough resident and physician is now looking at not only the end of his medical career, but very likely a prison sentence after his guilty plea this week on charges of unnecessarily prescribing powerful pain medication.
Jersey Girl's Film Chronicles A Summer At The Shore
A JERSEY GIRL is bringing a little bit of the shore to the world.
Risky Bridge Ave. And Chestnut Intersection To Be Four-Way Stop
RED BANK - The borough council on Monday voted to adopt an ordinance that will allow borough officials to place four-way stop signs at the Bridge Avenue and Chestnut Street intersection.
In Two Decisions Court Rejects Conflict Of Interest Charges On RB Developments
RED BANK - The State Appellate Court last week handed down two decisions concerning the borough zoning board's approval of two developments proposed for the west side.
PRC Opens Parking Garage For Public Parking
RED BANK - It appears there will be around 150 additional parking spaces available soon for those driving into the borough.
Pastor Calls For Support Of Local Business
HIGHLANDS - As generous as the parishoners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church are, Father Bob Tynski, the pastor, is urging them to remember that "Charity starts at home."
County Engineers Study Traffic Patterns On Crine Road
FREEHOLD - Responding to a request by Colts Neck officials, Monmouth County engineers have begun studying the traffic patterns and alignment of Crine Road, where it intersects Dutch Lane Road and Heulitt Road, to see what can be done to improve safety at the intersection.