The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Football season kicked off Friday night with a steady rain.

This Week's Top Stories

Wall Street's Woes Come To Broad Street
As the shakeup on Wall Street this week involving Merrill Lynch and other significant financial players continues to shake out, the question locally remains.
The Last Indian Summer
Filmmaker chronicles a woman's fight to save her home.
The Wrath Of Invasive Dune Plants
Residents and vacationers at the Jersey Shore see dunes on a regular basis, yet, many do not know of the silent attack the dunes are under.
On A Sunny Morning, The Shadows of Memory
The eloquence of silence marked the memorial ceremony at Mt. Mitchill scenic overlook last Thursday morning as a small crowd encircled the sculpture created by Franco Minervini in honor of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
Middletown Remembers 9/11
MIDDLETOWN - A township resident, who asked not to be identified, said last Thursday night she felt a strong desire to attend the township 9/11 memorial this year.
Rumson Says "No" To Two River Police
Rumson - Rumson's Mayor and Council took the proposed regionalization of police services among Rumson, Fair Haven and Little Silver off the table last week. Mayor John Ekdahl said that Rumson did not agree with many of the aspects that were proposed by Eatontown-based Patriot Consulting that outlined the viability of combining the three towns police forces into one central Police Department.
Zoners To Decide Fate Of Grandview Towers Apartments
RED BANK - As the Zoning Board of Adjustment convenes this Thursday night, the board will continue to hear, and possibly vote on, an application to convert one of the borough's largest structures from a apartment complex to a condominium development. That prospect has many residents of the complex very worried about what the future may hold for their homes.
DUI Fatalities Down In N.J.
In 2007 DUI-related deaths dropped by 8.7 percent in New Jersey and 4 percent nationally according to AAA Mid-Atlantic based in Wilmington, Delaware. There were 47 fewer deaths related to drunk driving and drunk driving accidents in New Jersey last year compared to 2006.
Bargains Galore At Red Bank's Townwide Yard Sale
RED BANK - Hip Town becomes "bargain city" on Saturday, Sept. 20, when residents take to their lawns and driveways to host the borough's first-ever Townwide Yard Sale. Bargain-hunters from all over New Jersey are expected to fill the streets in search of overlooked treasures at dozens of locations throughout the borough.
Another Thrilling Victory For Big Brown At Monmouth
The most compelling love affair at the Shore this year clearly is the one between New Jersey and a racehorse. Not an ordinary racehorse. But Big Brown.
State, Region Feel The Effects Of Crisis
The recent developments on Wall Street have New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine calling the situation "probably the worst financial crisis since the Depression."
Brister Scores Three TDs In Lifting RFH Past Holmdel
HOLMDEL - Rumson-Fair Haven Regional and Holmdel entered the current football season in a similar situation because both teams lost most of their top players by graduation.
Colaprico's Two Goals Helps RBC Edge Rumson-FH, 3-2
RUMSON - The Red Bank Catholic girls' soccer team showed a lot of heart during Saturday's nondivisional game against Rumson-Fair Haven at Borden Stadium.
Strong Rushing Attack Leads SJV Past RBR, 21-7
LITTLE SILVER - In front of a packed house at Red Bank Regional High School last Friday, the St. John Vianney Lancers spoiled the first home night game for the Bucs with a come from behind 21-7 win in a Shore Conference nondivsional showdown.