The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Fire Department Car Show set the pace for a sunny Saturday in Red Bank.

This Week's Top Stories

'Grand Old Lady' Lives Again At Thompson Park
Rebuilt visitor center opens to the public
Elsie's Celebrates A Half-Century Of Subs
RED BANK - In 1959 Elsie And Doug Thurer had the idea of starting their own small business, serving sub sandwiches out of a small store located near the corner of Monmouth Street and Maple Avenue.
Bridge To Go Out With A Bang
HIGHLANDS - Over the past several months the New Jersey Department of Transportation has made strides in the construction of the new Highlands Bridge.
Shakespeare's "Macbeth" At Brookdale
The Shakespeare Ensemble of Brookdale Community College presents William Shakespeare's Macbeth, a supernatural tale about lust for power, treachery and its bloody repercussions.
COA Presses For Better Beach Monitoring
UNION BEACH - Representatives of several environmental groups joined Clean Ocean Action (COA) at Union Beach on Tuesday to call on the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS) to include improvements to existing beach rules that are pending re-adoption later this summer.
Suspended Sheriff's Officer Indicted For Official Misconduct, Credit Card Fraud
FREEHOLD - On July 8, 2009, a Monmouth County Grand Jury returned a sixteen count indictment against Christopher J. Donadio, 42, of Red Bank.
After Spending Cuts, Middletown's Tax Rate To Rise By 1.95 Cents
MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown Township Committee held a special meeting on Monday night to introduce amendments to the 2009 municipal budget.
Former Director Of Poricy Park Conservancy Indicted For Embezzlement
MIDDLETOWN - The former executive director for the Poricy Park conservancy in the township, was indicted last week for misappropriating thousands of dollars of the organization's money apparently as a means of saving her home, according to county authorities.
Borough Reaches Compromise On Renaming Locust Avenue
RED BANK - Locust Avenue will remain Locust Avenue, but it will receive an honorary designation as Justice O'Hern Avenue.
RB Man Sentenced For Jewelry Store Robbery
RED BANK - The second borough man convicted for his involvement in a west side jewelry store robbery was sentenced last week to a 15-year prison term.
Fair Haven To Seek Grant Money For DeNormandie Avenue Park Proposal
FAIR HAVEN - Plans to adopt an ordinance to purchase a river-front property for the purpose of a public park were carried Tuesday night at the town's Borough Council meeting.
Recreation Programs Keep Kids Busy, Happy In Summer Months
When school is out children flock to local recreational programs and camps.
Over 200 kids learn to swim safely at the Y
Red Bank - More than 200 area children from 3 to 10 years old participated in The Community YMCA's Learn to Swim Week program, June 22-26 at the Y's Family Health & Fitness Center in Red Bank.