The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Workers at Privetera's Nursery on Harding Road in Little Silver were busy helping Spring along this week. This tree was destined for the third floor of a New York office building.

This Week's Top Stories

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NBC Weatherman At Fairview's Career Day
Parish Says Farewell To Old St. Agnes School
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - The gracious old St. Agnes School, a brick and concrete two-story building constructed in 1924, goes under the wrecking ball Monday morning, (April 13) but it leaves behind memories, laughter, joy, tears, and even its doors, transoms and windows to help build another school in another place.
Prosecutors Arrest 50 For Narcotics Trafficking
FREEHOLD - After a far-reaching investigation involving federal, state, county and local law enforcement from around much of the state authorities made 50 arrests involving narcotics trafficking last week.
Rumson Doctor Sentenced For Drug Trafficking
RUMSON PHYSICIAN Dr. Philip B. Eatough, 62, has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for illegally prescribing the controlled painkiller Oxycodone from his Keansburg offices without a legitimate medical purpose.
Economic Storm May Take Toll On Mental Health Risk of depression, suicide rises as fortunes fall
RECENT ECONOMIC TURMOIL and its accompanying uncertainty has increased the stress level for a huge number of people.
Madoff Interests Touched The Two River Area
RUMSON - The far-reaching tentacles of disgraced financier and admitted large-scale Ponzi scheme artist Bernard L. Madoff touched the two river area, as he tried five years ago to foreclose on a borough property on which he held a mortgage.
Department of Interior To Hold Hearing In AC On Offshore Oil Exploration
Clean Ocean Action urges public to make their opinions known
ON APRIL 6 2009, the Department of the Interior Secretary Kenneth Salazar will be conducting the first of four national meetings, and the only east coast hearing, in Atlantic City at the Convention Center to afford the public an opportunity to speak out about the future energy policies of the United States.
Non-Profit Arts Groups Cope With Weak Economy
AS SHE SAW a guest out of her office after a recent interview, Mary Eileen Fouratt, executive director of the Monmouth County Arts Council, paused to pick up several colorful, high-grade printed flyers promoting future MCAC-funded events.
School Consolidation Study Aimed At Cost Savings
A FEASIBILITY STUDY on school consolidation initially included the Shrewsbury school district as one that would potentially send its graduating eighth graders to Monmouth Regional High School.
Battling The Asian Bittersweet At FH Natural Area
FAIR HAVEN - Last Saturday, the Borough of Fair Haven continued its effort to improve the Fair Haven Natural Area along Ridge Road and Fair Haven Road.
NJ Road Deaths In First Quarter 2009
As of March 30, with one day remaining in the first quarter of 2009, 132 people have died on New Jersey roads, according to NJ State Police statistics, four more deaths than occurred in the first quarter of 2008, a year in which the state recorded a record-low number of road fatalities.
Teen Life Is Stressful, Too - But Help Is Nearby
Suicide is the 13th ranking cause of death in New Jersey. Between 1999 and 2005, an average of 569 residents died by suicide each year.