The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Jockey Calvin Borel and Haskell winner Rachel Alexandra at Monmouth Park, Sunday Aug. 2.

This Week's Top Stories

RB Library Hosts Exhibit On T. Thomas Fortune
THE RED BANK Public Library is displaying an exhibit, "Hidden Black History in Red Bank: Introducing the Legacy of T. Thomas Fortune," now through September 19th.
RB Marks 'Night Out Against Crime' With Summer Stroll
RED BANK - It was a pleasant summer evening for a stroll from the small west side park to the borough's Municipal Complex, just on the cusp of the east side.
Gazebo to Be 'A Peaceful Place'
KEANSBURG - Monmouth County District 13 Political Leaders, Senator Joseph M. Kyrillos Jr., Assemblywoman Amy H. Handlin and Assemblyman Samuel D. Thompson joined Keansburg Mayor Arthur Boden and Laura Brunetti at the newly donated Gazebo in Keansburg's Friendship Park on Wednesday, August 5th at 11am.
CleanGreenNJ Calls For Investigation Of DEP
TRENTON - In response to the recent widespread corruption allegations involving high-ranking New Jersey politicians and religious leaders, various environmental groups have joined together to form CleanGreenNJ to shed light on the effect this scandal and previous scandals have had on New Jersey's environment.
'Cash For Clunkers' A Mixed Bag For Area Dealers
AS THE U.S. Senate prepares to vote on whether to continue the federal "Cash for Clunkers" rebate program intended to encourage people to buy new, more fuel efficient vehicles, area car dealerships are saying the activity they are seeing has been a mixed bag.
Is Domestic Violence On The Rise In Bad Economy?
MONEY GETS TIGHT. The bills build up. Nerves get raw and tempers run high. In some relationships that situation could be the match that lights the fuse igniting domestic violence.
BEACH Act Would Provide Faster Water Testing
WASHINGTON - Last week the House of Representatives passed the Clean Coastal Environment and Public Health Act of 2009 that reauthorizes grants awarded to states through the Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health (BEACH) Act through 2013.
Red Bank Considers Changes To Planning, Zoning Ordinances
RED BANK - Members of the borough business district have some concerns about a series of amendments to borough planning and zoning ordinances now under consideration by the governing body.
RB Launches New Web Site, Emergency Notification System
RED BANK - Councilwoman Kathy Horgan recently announced that the Borough of Red Bank has launched a Citizen Communication Center, or "C3," that features a new and improved municipal Web site as well as a cutting edge emergency notification system.
Shrewsbury OKs Realtor 'Open House' Signs
SHREWSBURY - After months of deliberation, the Borough Council finally passed an ordinance Monday, Aug. 3, allowing real estate open house signs and fixing the size and times for their use.