The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Sean Simmons
Jockey Kent Desormeaux, riding Big Brown, hoists his helmet after horse and rider won the Haskell at Monmouth Park last Sunday.

This Week's Top Stories

Beach Closures Up In NJ, Nationwide
MONMOUTH BEACH - The Natural Resources Defense Council's 18th annual report "Testing the Waters: A Guide to Beach Water Quality at Vacation Beaches" was released to the public last Tuesday July 29th.
A Taste Of France On First Avenue
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - Marie Jackson is anything but flaky.
RB Native Honored For Helping World's Children
RED BANK - It was Sister Mary Elizabeth Lloyd's passion and dedication that caught the attention of the Vatican's mission to the United Nations.
Former Mass. Governor Jane Swift Stumps For McCain At County GOP Gala
MIDDLETOWN - When it comes to the presidential election, New Jersey is in play. So says Jane Swift, a former Republican governor of Massachusetts.
Big Brown A Big Winner At The Haskell
IT WAS A big day for Big Brown... and an even bigger day for Monmouth Park.
LNG Company Opens Community Info Center In Asbury
Liberty Natural Gas plans underwater LNG facility off Jersey Shore.
Sea Bright Speed Limit Reduction Denied
SEA BRIGHT - Each year from May 15 through Sept. 15, the speed limit on Ocean Avenue drops from 40 miles per hour to 35 mph. After Sept. 15th, the speed limit returns to 40 mph.
Foodtown On Newman Springs Road To Close Next Week
SHREWSBURY - Tuesday evening, as he was making his way home to Tinton Falls, Paul Jones stopped off at Super Foodtown of Shrewsbury, 179 Newman Springs Road.
PRC To Open Red Bank Parking Garage To Public
RED BANK - It appears there will be around 150 additional parking spaces available soon for those driving into the borough.
Eco-Cruise Provides Passengers With Fresh Perspectives
What better way to while away a few hours of a summer Sunday afternoon than with a boat ride exploring some of the history and nature's handiwork along the central Jersey shore?
Dolphin Watchers, Beware!
FREEHOLD - The Monmouth County Department of Public Works and Engineering reminds local residents and visitors that parking is not allowed on the county's Oceanic Bridge between Rumson and Middletown.
LB Free Public Library's - Local History Room Reopens!
LONG BRANCH - The Local History Room at the Long Branch Free Public Library will reopen on Sept. 2, 2008.
For Red Bank's Michael Ghegan, Life's A Circus - In The Best Possible Way
Red Bank - Lately, life's been a circus for Michael Ghegan
Fort Monmouth Restoration Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled August 13
FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. - The next Fort Monmouth Restoration Advisory Board meeting is scheduled here at Gibbs Hall, 2000 Tinton Falls Avenue, at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2008.