The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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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.

This Week's Top Stories

Women Rock At BCC Guitar Show
LINCROFT - On Sunday, February 15, the Donald Warner Student Life Center on the campus of Brookdale Community College played host to the 12th Annual Brookdale Guitar Show.
Free Films At The Basie!
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.
Monmouth U To Partner With Chinese Universities
WEST LONG BRANCH - Monmouth University is pleased to announce it has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with five universities in China.
Proposed Ordinance Would Suspend M'Town Committee Salaries
MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown Township Committee introduced an ordinance at Tuesday night's meeting that would suspend the Committee members' salaries for the remainder of 2009.
After Four Years, Father Reunited With Son In Brazil NJ Legislators intervene in complex custody case
Tinton Falls resident David Goldman had been fighting to see his son Sean for over four years and on Monday, Feb. 9, he was finally granted the opportunity.
Former Employee Of Red Bank Business Arrested For $470,000 Theft
AN ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS resident was arrested last week on charges of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the advertising and marketing company where she worked until 2007.
Residents Express Support For Borough Hall Renovation, Library Expansion
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.
Borough Posts Figures On Regionalizing Dispatch Services
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 To Study Redevelopment Of Port Monmouth Road Area
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 Could Share Oceanport Court Facilities, Says Mayor
SEA BRIGHT - The answer to the borough's inadequate municipal court facility could be in Oceanport.
Township Committee Introduces Ordinance Allowing Video Recording Of Meetings
MIDDLETOWN - The Township Committee introduced an ordinance that would set policy for the video recording of Committee meetings.
Freeholders Introduce 2009 County Budget
Salary freeze or layoffs required to keep tax impact minimal.
Sea Bright Wants Dog Walkers To Clean Up Their Act
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.
New Jerseyans Will Choose A Lt. Governor This November
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) _ There's more to this year's governor's race than a wealthy incumbent battling a popular former federal prosecutor.
Monmouth Legislators Ask Army To Cost Estimates For Fort Monmouth
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.
Ice Cream Is All About The Family At Gracie And The Dudes
SEA BRIGHT - For Brian McMullen and his wife, Michelle, it's all about family and, of course, ice cream.
AH Library "Food For Fines" Drive To Continue Through Feb. 21
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.