The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Rev. Michael Manning, pastor of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, administers ashes to students and parishioners last Wednesday, marking the start of the Christian season of penance.

This Week's Top Stories

Friends And Family Mourn The Loss Of Vincent DiMicelli
Little Silver man dies in Newman Springs Road accident
Memorial Concert Will Honor Leon Knize
BY ALL COUNTS, Leon Knize was an extraordinary man.
Ashes Barred From Serving Alcohol
RED BANK - Ashes Cigar Club, a popular Broad Street bar and restaurant, was prohibited from serving alcohol and selling tobacco by state officials.
Oceanport Rolls Out Red Carpet For New Rumson Fair Haven Branch
OCEANPORT - The Rumson Fair Haven Bank and Trust held its second ribbon-cutting ceremony in as many weeks to mark the opening of a new bank branch in Oceanport.
An American Idyll
Local talent wows the crowd at Sounds of the Highlands Jr.
Residents Question 'Transit District' Designation In RB Master Plan
RED BANK - One recommendation in the borough's latest master plan spurred most of the discussion during a public hearing on the plan last Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Long Branch Property Owners Seek Right To Develop Their Own Site Property is in redevelopment zone
LONG BRANCH -The property owners of 71 South Broadway in Long Branch have expressed interest to the City Council that they would like to build a four- story, 80,000 square-foot commercial office building on their one- and one-half acre triangular lot.
More Discussion, No Action On West Side Community Center Proposal
RED BANK - There was no vote or decision on whether officials should use a borough-owned building to establish a much discussed community/youth center, but there was much discussion as Borough Council members and the public again voiced their opinions on it.
RB Council Adopts Ordinance Restricting Unaccompanied Minors In Bars
RED BANK - At a regular meeting last Monday, the borough council approved an ordinance that minors unaccompanied by parents or guardians were restricted from patronizing businesses that serve liquor.
M'town Teen Stabbed, Others Injured In Fights Near Chubby's
RED BANK - Police last Thursday responded to an aggravated assault and two other incidents occurring at a popular West Front Street nightspot.
Little Silver Offers To Provide Dispatch Services To Fair Haven
FAIR HAVEN - Coinciding with the Borough of Fair Haven's consideration of contracting with Monmouth County for dispatch services is a proposal from Little Silver offering similar dispatch services that was presented to the Borough Council on Monday night.
"This Morning My CellPhone Started Ringing"
FAIR HAVEN - On February 23rd Verizon Wireless powered up its cell tower equipment on the Fair Haven cell tower.
Middletown Looks To Close Budget Gap
Middletown - On Monday, the Middletown Township Committee held a special open workshop meeting to discuss the municipality's 2009 budget.
Embattled Best Liquors Now A Grocery Store
RED BANK - Best Liquors, the West Side liquor store that sparked a year's long legal battle, is gone for now, at least as far as the alcohol is concerned, but the store and its owner remain, and his neighbors are now hopeful but watchful that better times are ahead.
St. Agnes Fetes Sister Teresa Paul On Her 60th Anniversary
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - Hundreds of friends and parishoners at St. Agnes Church turned out Sunday to honor Sister Teresa Paul on the occasion of her 60th anniversary as a Dominican Sister of Hope from Newburgh, N.Y.
FH Police Move To Hybrid Vehicles
FAIR HAVEN - The Borough of Fair Haven has introduced three newly acquired hybrid vehicles for use by the Fair Haven Police Department and the Borough's Department of Public Works.