The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo Courtesy Jim Massett
Technicians and volunteers for the Marine Mammal Stranding Center recover a common dolphin from the Shrewsbury River in Monmouth Beach on Saturday.

This Week's Top Stories

Russian Church Receives Relics In Celebration Of Faith
RED BANK - St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, is housed in a small, unassuming structure on Pearl Street, and its congregation is comprised of an equally small number of about 75 people who regularly attend services there.
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town!
RED BANK - Red Bank RiverCenter will host the 15th annual free Holiday Express Concert and Town Lighting on Friday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m.
New Jersey First Responders Stage Major Mass-Casualty Drill
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - EMS, fire and law enforcement agencies from around the state conducted a full-scale mass casualty drill Nov. 16 in conjunction with SeaStreak Ferry to test the landmark Port Security EMS Planning Initiative.
Over 40 But Not Over The Hill For these boys of summer, baseball endures
FAIR HAVEN - Last month, the Fair Haven USA over 40 men's baseball team took on a team from Staten Island in a best of three series with the championship on the line.
MB Man Contacted Stranding Center To Help Dolphin In Distress - Ill dolphin had to be euthanized
MONMOUTH BEACH - Matt Decker of Monmouth Beach was sitting at his desk last Saturday morning between 9 and 10 a.m. when he spotted what appeared to be a dolphin in the shallow water behind his house.
Democrats Take Majority On Freeholder Board
THE VOTERS HAVE spoken. That was the sentiment expressed by both political camps on Wednesday after the final vote tally in the freeholder race showed Democrat Amy Mallet winning over Republican John Curley by 348 votes.
Sea Bright Must Move Its Court Offices By Dec. 31- Council weighs whether to move borough hall or expand
SEA BRIGHT - The Borough of Sea Bright would probably prefer to be between a rock and a hard place as officials attempt to determine the future course of action regarding an adequate Borough Hall and compliance with the Monmouth County Judiciary.
RB To Negotiate With COAH Over Affordable Housing Issue
RED BANK - Mayor Pasquale Menna has often said he and the borough support the creation of affordable housing opportunities in the community.
DEP To Pull Plug On Sea Bright Oyster Gardening?
SEA BRIGHT - The Oyster Restoration Project undertaken by Councilman Thomas Scriven and the residents of Sea Bright is being threatened by a draft proposal by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
Monmouth University Conference On Race Draws Diverse Audience
WEST LONG BRANCH - A little over a week after President-elect Barack Obama was elected the first African-American President in United States history, Monmouth University in West Long Branch held a three-day interdisciplinary conference on Race entitled "Future of an Illusion, Future of a Past."
DeFazio Family Donates Tree For Red Bank Holiday Season
RED BANK - The air is getting crisper, with even the whisper of a snowflake here and there, foretelling what we all know to be true: ready or not, the holidays are rapidly approaching.
Searchers Recover Body Of Highlands Man In Shrewsbury River
SEA BRIGHT - High technology came into play in the search for Fred J. Strom Jr., of Highlands, and ultimately enabled authorities to find his body in the Shrewsbury River.
Two Charged In Little Silver School Bomb Threat
LITTLE SILVER - Two Markham Place School students have been charged with making the bomb threat at the school last week, according to police.