The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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As Monmouth County Democratic Chair Vic Scudiery (at left) looks on, Freeholder Candidate Glenn Mason concedes defeat at Democrataic Headquarters in Freehold on Tuesday. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) (right) was reelected to the House of Representatives and Mason's running mate, Amy Mallet, (left) was projected to win the freeholder slot by a slim 18 vote margin.

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County Democrats Call Freeholder Race For Mallet
FREEHOLD - Although the numbers are unofficial and there are votes yet to be counted, the Monmouth County Democrats have declared victory for Democratic Freeholder candidate Amy Mallet.
Documentary Celebrates Women's Friendships Even when skies are gray, you can count on the BlueBelles
On a recent Thursday evening, filmmaker Sandra Longo introduced her new documentary, The BlueBelles to a full house of enthusiastic moviegoers at the Red Bank Arts Cinema.
A Decisive Win For M'Town GOP
MIDDLETOWN - The Republican Party notched a decisive victory in Middletown on Tuesday night as Deputy Mayor Pamela Brightbill and running mate Tony Fiore beat out Democratic candidates Patricia Walsh and Jim Grenafege for the two open seats on the Township Committee.
AH Voters Return Republican Incumbents To Council
ATL. HIGHLANDS - Republican incumbents Jack Archibald and Peter Doyle handily won new terms on the governing body, easily defeating Democrat newcomers Paul Cavise and Elizabeth VanDeventer by wide margins.
Dems Sweep Ticket In Highlands
HIGHLANDS - Jubilant Democrats Rebecca Kane and Christopher Francy ousted incumbent Republicans Frank Nolan and Nancy Thomas-Burton in an election that leaves the borough with a Republican Mayor and four Democrat council members after a record turnout at the polls Tuesday.
Honoring The Women Of WWII
MIDDLETOWN - As the duo, "Down Melody Lane" performed such hits as "The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company C," the Johnnie Mercer tune "Accentuate the Positive," and the a capella "Praise The Lord and Pass The Ammunition," at Brookdale Community College last Sunday, it evoked nostalgic images of the 1940s.
Newlywed From China Witnesses American Voting Process
HIGHLANDS - Watching the democratic process at work in a small town is always exciting. Being a new bride is always exciting, too. Being a new bride in a new country is always exciting. Putting them all together is mind boggling!
Democrats Win By Comfortable Margin In Red Bank
RED BANK - In Red Bank, Democratic candidates Juanita Lewis and Ed Zipprich were victorious in challenging Republican incumbent Grace Cangemi and her running mate, John Tyler, for the two open seats on the borough council, winning by wide margins.
Newcomers Take Council Seats In Little Silver
LITTLE SILVER - "It's a nice story," Daniel J. O'Hern Jr. said on Wednesday, the morning after he won a seat on the Borough Council.
Not A Winner, But Democrat Draws More Than 1,300 Votes In Rumson
RUMSON - After the polls closed in the borough Tuesday night, incumbent Republican Councilmen Robert Kammerer and Shaun Broderick won reelection with votes of 2,516 and 2,537, respectively, according to the unofficial tallies provided by the county's Board of Elections.
Freeholder Race A Cliffhanger For Candidates
FREEHOLD - A tough fought race for the two Board of Chosen Freeholder seats, which would determine which party controls county government, culminated with a too-close-to-call finish and now could take weeks for a resolution.
Incumbents Ousted In Sea Bright Elections
SEA BRIGHT - The Borough Council of Sea Bright will see some changes starting in January of 2009.
Brookdale Students Shared Mixture Of Opinions On Presidential Race
FOR SOME YOUNG voters, 2008 marked the first time they were able to cast a vote in a presidential election.
Judge Rules With RB Council On Revocation Of Liquor License
RED BANK - The Borough Council has the right to revoke the license of a west side neighborhood liquor store that has been cited for numerous violations of liquor laws, Administrative Law Judge Joseph F. Martone ruled recently.