The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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John Whitman, former Governor Christine Todd Whitman, and former VA Secretary Anthony J. Principi join Caren Kennedy in the National Anthem at the 10th anniversary of the Vietnam Era Educational Center on Saturday.

This Week's Top Stories

The Stories Of T.J. McMahon Live Again At The Dublin House
An eclectic mix of friends on Sunday came to the Dublin House pub and restaurant, 30 Monmouth Street, to fondly remember and toast the memory of the beloved and gently eccentric local historian and to celebrate the dedication of what will now be known as the T. J. McMahon Room at the Dublin House, where McMahon worked for many years.
Corzine Acts To End Pay To Play
TRENTON - Governor Jon S. Corzine put the final touches to a promise to create a more open, honest and accountable government that he made during his 2005 gubernatorial campaign by ending pay-to-play at the state level through Executive Orders 117 and 118 last week.
RB Council OK's Salary Increase For Non-Union Workers
RED BANK - Non-union employees will see their 3.5 percent salary increase this year, though it will be the last for across the board raises.
AH First Aid Squad Rescues Hurt Man From Boat
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - The Atlantic Highlands First Aid & Safety Squad's Marine Unit jumped into action Sunday night to aid an injured man aboard a boat anchored in the borough's harbor.
Court Upholds Sandy Hook Lease Agreement - Judge rejects challenge by opponents of Sandy Hook development
SANDY HOOK - A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled to uphold the decision by District Court Judge Mary L. Cooper dismissing the claims by the Save Sandy Hook Corporation that the 60-year lease agreement entered into by Sandy Hook Partners and the National Park Service is "in violation of the purposes and values for which Gateway was established."
Town Center Project Is "Full Speed Ahead" - Court Sides With Developer Against Middletown Township
MIDDLETOWN - It's "full speed ahead" for the Mountain Hill Group's Town Center Project according to the group's attorney Gary Fox following a three-judge panel of the Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division ruling in favor of the property owners.
For Us, The Living - Vietnam Educational Center Marks 10 Years
HOLMDEL - On a rainy morning last Saturday, former Governor Christine Todd Whitman and her husband, John, gathered outside the Vietnam Memorial and Education Center along with government officials, Vietnam veterans and their families, for a solemn purpose.
Sea Bright Sees "Significant Progress" On Smart Growth Plan
SEA BRIGHT - The Borough of Sea Bright held their fourth Smart Growth meeting on Thursday September 25th. Mayor Maria Fernandes said that there has been "significant progress" since the previous meeting in July.
At The Heart Of The Arts At The Middletown Arts Center
AT THE MIDDLETOWN Arts Center's 245-seat theater, a teacher poses a tantalizing question to her class of summer theater students: "Can anyone tell me the meaning of a 'callback'?"
Acknowledging The Bond Between The Community And The Military
FORT MONMOUTH - Eatontown Mayor Gerald J. Tarantolo told of when he was a child during World War II and his relationship with families of military personnel stationed at Fort Monmouth.
RB Police Arrest Man For Assaulting Women With Utility Knife
RED BANK - Borough police have arrested an 18-year- old man in connection with three alleged assaults that took place in the borough early last Sunday morning.
Hearing On RB Condo Conversion Postponed To Nov.
RED BANK - Tenants of the multi-story Morford Place apartment complex who thought they would find out what the future may hold for their residence, will now have to wait until the Nov. 6 Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting before the board takes its vote on a plan that would change the building from rentals to condominiums.