Red Bank NAACP President Rev. Dr. Henry P. Davis and Red Bank Primary School Curriculum Director John Bombardier presented awards to winners of the school's "I have a dream..." essay contest last Friday morning.
TAKE NINE, (PLUS one), and get it all for free. Beginning with David Lean's Oscar-winning "Dr. Zhivago'' (1965) last month, the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank is presenting "Take 9 at the Basie,'' a free film series of nine movies from the nine decades that the venerable theater has been open.
ATL. HIGHLANDS - Borough Council is expected to move forward with its $5.5 million plans to renovate and expand Borough Hall at its meeting next Wednesday (Feb. 25), following a public hearing at last Wednesday's council meeting that indicated while residents will feel the pain of increased taxes, the vast majority appear to accept it as the only way to continue the quality of life they enjoy here.
FAIR HAVEN - As promised, the Borough of Fair Haven has posted on its website preliminary figures as well as answers to frequently asked questions regarding the possible move to the County for dispatch services.
MIDDLETOWN - On Tuesday night, the Middletown Township Committee voted to authorize the Township Planning Board to initiate redevelopment investigation for the neighborhood of North Middletown, specifically the commercial zone along Port Monmouth Road.
SEA BRIGHT - With summer on its way, borough officials are asking for police to keep a closer lookout on some of the borough's four-legged residents, and their owners, to keep the public beaches clear of unwanted messes.
IN A LETTER dated February 10, 2009, all nine members of the Monmouth county legislative delegation requested that the Army provide to the General Accounting Office, updated cost savings estimates upon which the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission (BRAC) based its decision to close Fort Monmouth and move a substantial part of its operations to Aberdeen Proving Ground.
ATL. HIGHLANDS - The municipal library is continuing
its "Food for Fines" program through Saturday, Feb. 21,
Borough Librarian Marilyn Scherfen said, as residents are
reacting with generosity and pleasure to the idea of helping
the local food pantry.