The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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The Borough of Atlantic Highlands opened its new skatepark off First Avenue last Saturday, August 9.

This Week's Top Stories

Cindy McCain Makes A Stop At RB's Broadway Diner
RED BANK - Three teenage girls go into a diner and run into Cindy McCain...
To Be An Olympian
MIDDLETOWN - Growing up in the township Thomas Wilkens suffered from asthma and ultimately discovered he suffered from an allergy to chlorine, two considerable obstacles to swimming competitively, one would think.
15 Arrested After Undercover Investigation By Bayshore Task Force
SEVENTEEN PEOPLE WERE arrested recently on charges of drug possession and sale following a five-month investigation conducted by members of the Bayshore Unit of the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office Narcotics and Criminal Enterprises Unit.
RB Family Support Center Ready to Lend a Hand
RED BANK - "It's about getting the word out," Dr. Ana Monique Oesterheld said last Saturday as she and her colleagues conducted the grand opening for the Red Bank Family Support Center.
Class of '58 Reunites at Shore Casino
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - Members and friends of the Atlantic Highlands High School Class of 1958 have celebrated their 50th Reunion with three major functions.
Shore Tourism Feels The Crunch
"THE WORD ON the street is that it's hurting," said Lynda Rose of the Eastern Monmouth County Area Chamber of Commerce on this season's tourism economy.
Court Sides With Homeowners In LB Eminent Domain Fight
City failed to demonstrate neighborhood was blighted, court rules. LONG BRANCH - The June 2006 decision of Superior Court Judge Lawrence Lawson, which allowed the City of Long Branch to condemn the neighborhood known as MTOTSA for redevelopment, was unanimously reversed last Thursday by a three-judge panel of the New Jersey Appellate Division.
Democrats Make Surprise Pick For GOP Council Replacement
RED BANK - He may not have been the Republicans first choice to fill the vacated seat, but was the choice of the Democratic Mayor and the Democratic majority of the Borough Council.
Cycle Riders Invited To Join Fallen Rider Charity Run This Saturday
PEMBERTON - Cycle riders are invited to join military and civilian employees at NWS Earle, Colts Neck, who are participating in the Fallen Rider Charity Run for MA3 Nathan Dewalt on Saturday, Aug. 16. The fund-raising ride will end at the Colts Neck Navy base after a 55-mile ride through eight municipalities and three counties.
FH Promotes Two To Sergeant
FAIR HAVEN - On Monday night, the Borough of Fair Haven officially promoted two members of its police department to the rank of Sergeant.Sergeants Sherri Lambert and Robert Townshend fill the two openings made possible by the reorganization of the Police Department.
Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance Set For Public Hearing Aug. 25
RED BANK - For one borough council member a plastic bag ban law delayed is a ban denied. The borough council at Monday's meeting introduced an ordinance that would in effect ban the use of plastic bags, whether the small kind given to shoppers in shops and supermarkets, or even larger ones used for trash in many homes, if they are not recyclable or compostable.