The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Rainy weather didn't stop hundreds of runners from participating in the annual Rumson-Fair Haven Run last Saturday.

This Week's Top Stories

Some See Economic Opportunity In Downturn
RED BANK - With the economic downturn it seems the more cautious owners have taken a let's wait and see approach before venturing into any new and substantial capital projects.
An Honor And An Inspiration MHSN teen is first recipient of Blevins Award
MIDDLETOWN - On March 4, Middletown High School North student Alexander Turitzin was honored as the first recipient of the Tom Blevins Award at North's Varsity Wresting Banquet.
New Lungs Bring New Lease On Life For Half-Marathoner Margaret Lapsanksi
In the nearly five years since her double lung transplant, Margaret Lapsanski of Lincroft has graduated from college, commuted to her job in New York City, shopped 'til she dropped at local malls, and now, conquered a half-marathon.
RFH Honors Distinguished Graduates
RUMSON - Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School held its ninth annual Hall of Fame inductions last Friday afternoon.
Volunteers Blast Corzine Plan To Tap EMS Training Funds
EMERGENCY SERVICES VOLUNTEERS are criticizing a provision in Gov. Jon S. Corzine's proposed state budget that would reallocate money designated to train local first responders to other state uses.
RB Planners Approve Office/ Parking Complex At Galleria
RED BANK - Despite the objections by one Shrewsbury Avenue property owner, and some reservations expressed by board members, a majority of the planning board approved plans to construct a parking structure and office complex as part of a Bridge Avenue commercial development.
Decibel Meters To Limit Nuisance Noise In SB
Sea Bright - After several borough residents expressed concern regarding businesses that repeatedly violated Sea Bright's noise ordinance at the April 7th Council meeting, the Mayor and Council discussed the possibility of amending its current ordinance.
Candidate Proposes Changing Form Of Government In Monmouth Beach
MONMOUTH BEACH - A surprise suggestion to change the form of government for the borough was put forth by one of the challengers to the three incumbents on the Monmouth Beach Commission at the latest candidates forum.
Township Man Pleads Guilty To Dunkin' Donuts Robberies
MIDDLETOWN - A township man, who had been charged with the last December armed robbery of two local Dunkin' Donut stores, pleaded guilty to those and other charges this week.
RiverCenter Plans To Explore Parking Solutions Independently
RED BANK - Members of the RiverCenter Special Improvement District have established a committee to look at ways of improving the parking situation in town.