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

This Week's Top Stories

Next Week Ends NPS Review Period Of Sandy Hook Financials
SANDY HOOK - The National Park Service is expected to complete its review of financial information submitted by the designated developer of The Fort At Sandy Hook by early next week.
The Colors Of Spain
RED BANK - A famous Spanish potter arrived here Tuesday night to showcase his work on the Jersey Shore.
Make the Ocean Free
Asbury Park - Business, diving, fishing, religious, and surfing organizations will rally on Wednesday, July 1 on the Asbury Park Boardwalk to celebrate a commitment to keeping the ocean wild and free from industry.
RB Fire Department Receives Thermal Imaging Cameras
MEMBERS OF THE Red Bank Fire Department joined borough officials and representatives from Quaker Special Risk and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company outside borough hall last Tuesday to mark the addition of two thermal imaging cameras to the borough's fire-fighting arsenal.
Renovations Transform Former Chubby's Into "Fixx"
AFTER A MONTH of renovations, the former Chubby's Waterside Cafe shows few traces of its old self.
Red Bank Catholic Breaks Ground For New Student Center
RED BANK - Officials at Red Bank Catholic High School broke ground last Saturday on a new student center.
Existence Of NPS Sublease Is News To Congressman Pallone
SANDY HOOK - The debate over the controversial leasing agreement between the National Park Service and a private developer for the restoration of 36 aging buildings at Fort Hancock at Sandy Hook, has mostly been about the developer's ability to finance the multimillion dollar project, and to show the government and the public the source of that funding;
Former Fair Haven Retailer Sentenced In Fraud
FREEHOLD - A Middletown man who had used his Fair Haven based business to defraud customers, was sentenced last week to five years in prison.
New Jersey Joins Common Core Initiative For National Educational Standards
ACCORDING TO A June 1st press release from the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), New Jersey was one of 49 states and territories to join the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Court Sides With Red Bank Borough On Parking Ordinance
RED BANK - Restricting on-street parking to residents on some of the borough's residential neighborhoods is permissible and will continue, as long as the borough makes sure there are appropriate signs in place.
RB Borough, Employees Agree On One-Year Contract
RED BANK - Following an executive session at their regular meeting last Monday, the governing body announced that it has come to an agreement with union officials representing the borough's clerical and blue- collar workers.
Henry Hudson Scholarship Honors Musician Eric P. Donoghue
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - "Eric was a Pied Piper with kids. I run into kids who were his students, and they still miss him,'' Louise Donoghue of Atlantic Highlands says of her late son, Eric P. Donoghue.
Not Your Average Book Club
FRIENDS AND BUSINESS partners Kim Widener and Jacquie Fiorito have found a way to go beyond the book for fellow readers.