The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Summer swirls to a close at the Fair Haven Firemen's Fair.

This Week's Top Stories

B'Nai Israel Congregation Shares In Rededication Of Sanctuary
RUMSON - Members of Congregation B'nai Israel shared a moving experience last week when the synagogue's 50-year-old sanctuary was rededicated.
Revolutionary Tale Makes History For Highlands Author
HIGHLANDS - Robert A. Mayers always knew his family had an interesting history, which initially led him to write his first book, detailing that history.
A Hero's Welcome: Community Group Honors Donald J. Warner
RED BANK - Dr. Donald D. Warner is a hero to Linda Clark, founder of the Count the Children Movement. So, it only seemed appropriate that Warner be honored by her organization.
Middletown Approves "Town Center" Plan Court ruling ended township's attempt to block development
MIDDLETOWN - In accordance with the Township's December 2008 amended Master Plan Housing Element and Fair Share Plan pursuant to the Council On Affordable Housing's (COAH) third round rules, the Middletown Township Committee adopted a resolution authorizing a development commitment agreement for the Mountain Hill property on Tuesday night.
Atrium At Navesink Seeks Valet Parking Lot
RED BANK - A proposal to construct a valet-tended parking lot on property between Riverside Avenue and West Front Street currently before the borough's Zoning Board of Adjustments appears to be the opening act for a bigger application scheduled for next month.
Diver Drowns Near Highlands Bridge
HIGHLANDS - Robert Renner, 42, of Highlands drowned in the Shrewsbury River last Saturday while reportedly diving into the water below the Highlands Bridge to help a friend recover a piece of construction equipment that had fallen from the construction site the previous week.
Tour De Fair Haven To Benefit ALS
FAIR HAVEN - On Sunday September 20 the Borough of Fair Haven will be host to a first year cycling event known as Tour De Fair Haven.
M'town To Host Swine Flu Presentation
MIDDLETOWN - Representatives from the Monmouth County Health Department will be giving a presentation at the Middletown Township Committee meeting on September 21 to discuss and explain plans for the distribution of a vaccine for the H1N1 flu.
Proposed Ordinance In Red Bank Would Charge Fees For Filmmakers
RED BANK - For those seeking to use borough locations for a backdrop, whether it be for movies, TV or print work, there will likely be a cost associated with it in the near future.
Red Bank Property Tax To Increase 1.6 Cents Per $100
RED BANK - The borough council unanimously approved a municipal budget of more than $19 million at its regular meeting Tuesday.