The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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The annual Crop Walk kicked off at Red Bank Regional H.S. on Sunday, Oct. 19, raising $140,000 to help alleviate hunger here and around the world.

This Week's Top Stories

Back To Beautiful At The Basie
SOMETIMES, THE PERFORMERS were (literally) singing in the rain, and sometimes the audiences were shivering in their seats, but through it all the Count Basie Theatre endured, a once-dignified dowager, down at the heels, but not out.
Wanted In RB: A Christmas Tree
RED BANK - Red Bank RiverCenter is looking for a 15-20 ft. full Evergreen, preferably Blue Spruce, to use in the business district as Red Bank's Christmas tree for the 2008 Holiday Season.
Residents Get Chance To Question RB Council Candidates
RED BANK - With about three weeks remaining before voters go to the polls, approximately 75 borough voters had their chance to meet and ask questions of this year's slate of four candidates seeking the two Borough Council slots on this year's ballot.
Pallone Renews Call For Investigation Of Sandy Hook Lease
SANDY HOOK - In response to a recent decision by a federal appeals court judge upholding a controversial lease agreement between the National Park Service and a private developer Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. has renewed his call for the federal agency overseeing the agreement to move forward with an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the award of the lease.
Student Athletes And Alcohol Expert from American Athletic Institute talks with RBR Parents
RED BANK - Last Thursday, John Underwood from the American Athletic Institute spoke to parents and guardians at Red Bank Regional High School about the problem of alcohol and drug use by student athletes and offered a number of solutions.
Corzine's Wind-Energy Plan A Welcome Idea For Sea Bright
ON OCTOBER 6 Governor Jon S. Corzine emphasized his commitment to the development of wind- power technology by tripling New Jersey's Offshore Wind goal.
Health Care Reform, Energy Policies Top Sixth District Candidate Concerns - Retired municipal court judge challenges veteran Congressman
THIS NOVEMBER U.S. Representative Frank Pallone Jr. (D) of the Sixth Congressional District of New Jersey is seeking reelection to the position he has held since the 1992.
Republican, Independent, Challenge Holt For 12th District Congressional Seat
IN NOVEMBER INCUMBENT Rush Holt (D-12) is seeking reelection for a sixth term in the Congress.
SB Commends Heroes In Beach Rescue
SEA BRIGHT - On Tuesday night, the Borough of Sea Bright presented Peter O'Mara, James Casazza, Sean Smyth, Dr. Ted Kutzin, and Dr. Brian Torpey with letters of commendation for their life-saving efforts on the Sea Bright beach on September 7th.
Breathing A Vision Into Life At The Basie
October is National Arts and Humanities Month. To borrow a phrase from the National Endowment for the Arts, "A great nation deserves great art," and each year October has become a nationwide annual celebration of the arts and humanities in our great nation.