The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Dancers from the Dominican Republic celebrate Columbus Day in Long Branch on Saturday.

This Week's Top Stories

Second Dolphin Found Dead In Navesink
Officials call for action to move dolphins out to sea.
Bon Jovi's David Bryan Writes A Musical
WITH ONLY HOURS to go before his new show, "The Toxic Avenger" musical, was to open at the George Street Playhouse, Bon Jovi keyboardist and band co-founder David Bryan was cracking jokes and sharing the kick he gets out of making music.
Rumson Mourns Death Of Gifted Athlete, Writer
Philip Rehders died during weekend visit to alma mater.
AH Mayor Rast Does His ABCs
ATL. HIGHLANDS - He is the mayor of the borough and indeed was elected on a political slate, but make no mistake about it.
Former Asbury Official Convicted In 'Bid Rig' Bribery Case
A FORMER ASBURY Park deputy mayor and city councilman was convicted last week on charges of accepting bribes and other corruption-related offenses.
Property Taxes Top List Of N.J. Concerns
ON THE EVE of Governor Jon Corzine's speech on how New Jersey will address the international financial situation, the Monmouth University/Gannett New Jersey Poll finds New Jerseyans have already identified many serious problems prior to this crisis.
At 96.2 Percent, AH Tax Collection Rate Slightly Below 2007, 2006 Rates
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - The present economic situation is certainly impacting the Bayshore, but you wouldn't know it from the tax collection rate in this borough.
Red Bank Mayor Seeks To Expand Traffic Calming Effort
RED BANK - With plans to install a traffic calming measure at the Bridge Avenue and Chestnut Street intersection approved locally and by state transportation officials, Mayor Pasquale Menna has said the borough should look to alleviate traffic issues at some of the other problem locations.
Local Attorneys To Offer Borough Seniors Reduced Fees For Wills
ATL. HIGHLANDS - Three local attorneys have responded to the Mayor's Committee request to assist the borough's senior citizens by offering discounted rates for will preparation.
AH To Bond For Municipal Harbor Improvements
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - Borough Council unanimously approved an ordinance authorizing bonding of $800,000 for municipal harbor improvements, and spent a good part of last Tuesday's meeting explaining the ordinance does not mean the money is either appropriated or spent at this time.
RBR Looking To Community For Distinguished Alumni Nominees
LITTLE SILVER - For the past seven years, the Red Bank Regional High School Education Foundation has observed a warm tradition of honoring its most distinguished alumni.