The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Representing Fort Monmouth, Col. Scott Mackenzie addresses the gathering at the Fair Haven Veterans Day ceremony last Tuesday.

This Week's Top Stories

Two River People Lend Support After Campaign Sign Vandalism
LIKE MANY RESIDENTS of the two rivers, during the recent presidential campaign, the Grayson family of Fair Haven wanted to show support for the candidate of their choice by putting a sign up in their front yard.
With A New Director In Place, There's Much To Be Thankful For At Lunch Break
RED BANK - Thanksgiving at Lunch Break is always a special occasion: the staff of the soup kitchen at 121 West Bergen Place always goes out of its way to make Thanksgiving special for the working poor and homeless people who depend on the charity to help them survive.
Fair Haven Pays Tribute To Veterans
FAIR HAVEN - On a beautiful Tuesday morning the Mayor and Council and a few dozen residents gathered at Memorial Park to observe and honor the veterans of our armed services.
Wealth, Power, Fame - And Addiction
Speaking at Two River Theater, Christopher Lawford tells story of his recovery.
Still No Official Winner In Curley-Mallet Freeholder Race - With Democrats leading by 18 votes, officials to count provisional ballots
FREEHOLD - As county officials prepare to tally provisional ballots from last week's race for Monmouth County Freeholder, both Democrats and Republicans are expressing optimism that their side will prevail.
Coyotes In FH?
FAIR HAVEN - Although unconfirmed by the Police Department and Borough officials some residents of Fair Haven have reported seeing a "coyote-like" animal within the Borough's borders.
Man Drowns In Shrewsbury River
SEA BRIGHT - The body of a Highlands man was recovered from the Shrewsbury River on Monday by the New Jersey State Police Dive Team, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.
Youth Help Line Goes Statewide
2NDFLOOR YOUTH Helpline has been serving Monmouth and Mercer Counties and part of Union County as a resource for young people to anonymously and confidentially call with any kind of issue that they may face in their daily lives.
FH Council Wants To Reduce Restrictions On Boat Storage
Fair Haven - There is already an ordinance restricting boat storage on private property in Fair Haven.
Fair Haven: Can You Hear Me Now?
FAIR HAVEN - After several years of planning, discussion, site selection and numerous delays the Borough of Fair Haven finally has a cell tower.
Plastic Bag Ordinance Dies In Red Bank
RED BANK - For the last year or so, the Borough Council has been debating a comprehensive prohibition against the plastic bags regularly distributed to shoppers, seen by proponents as a step toward making the borough more environmentally conscience. But it is now a much different economic environment than it was a few months ago, the majority of council members concluded.
Fort Closing A Complex Process, Commander Tells Mayors
LITTLE SILVER - Fort Monmouth is slated to close on Sept. 15, 2011 and while that date may seem far in the future, Major General Dennis L. Via said he knows differently.
Gilmour Resigns From FH Council
FAIR HAVEN - Council President Thomas Gilmour offered his letter of resignation, effective December 31, 2008, to the Mayor and Council and residents of Fair Haven at Monday night's meeting.