The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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It was two for the road at the SPCA Dog Walk at Brookdale Community College last Saturday.

This Week's Top Stories

'Rabbis Need To Speak Up' RB religious leader proudly protested
RED BANK - Rabbi Yerachiel Shapiro was arrested on Sept. 23 - just as he expected.
Honoring A Native Son Red Bank remembers Justice Daniel O'Hern
RED BANK - Borough native Daniel J. O'Hern Sr. who died last spring, will be remembered for many achievements, but it was his dedication to his community that earned him a special place in the history of Red Bank.
A Father's Fight To Reclaim His Child - Walkathon raised money, support for David Goldman
LONG BRANCH - Tinton Falls resident David Goldman has been fighting for over five years to bring his son, Sean, home to New Jersey from Brazil.
Holmdel Man Pleads Guilty To Embezzling, Tax Evasion
A HOLMDEL CONSTRUCTION contractor admitted in federal court last week to embezzling funds from a union benefit plan, the U.S. Attorney's office in Newark announced.
Sweep The Beach With COA
SANDY HOOK - The 24th Annual Fall Beach Sweeps will be held on Saturday October 24 at over 60 sites along the New Jersey Coast.
With The Clock Ticking, RB Adopts Affordable Housing Ordinance
RED BANK - The Borough Council on Monday adopted an ordinance creating what officials are calling an "affordable housing overlay district."
Education Commissioner Assures Sea Bright On K-8 Funding
SEA BRIGHT - The new K-8 district that replaces the former Sea Bright School District should have a "neutral" impact on taxpayers, State Education Commissioner Lucille Davy assured member of the governing body in response to a letter the borough sent to the state regarding the funding formula for the new district.
Red Bank Zoners OK Parking Lot For Atrium Residents
RED BANK - A triangular shaped property located between Riverside Avenue and West Front Street will return to its former use as a parking lot.
Fair Haven Council Debates Responsibility For Maintenance Of Brick Aprons In Historic District
FAIR HAVEN - A lengthy discussion about who is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the recently installed brick driveway aprons in the historic district took place at the Sept. 28 borough council meeting, but no action was taken..
Red Bank Business Alliance Seeks Tree
RED BANK - Red Bank RiverCenter is looking for a 15-20 ft. full Evergreen, preferably Blue Spruce to use in the business district as Red Bank's Christmas tree for the 2009 Holiday Season.
Middletown Police Arrest Hazlet Man For DUI, Criminal Mischief, Eluding Police
MIDDLETOWN - On Wednesday September 23, 2009 at approximately 2:18 a.m., Middletown Twp. Police Corporal James Keenan observed a white Honda Civic on Church Street near Leonardville Road in Middletown being operated at a high rate of speed, considerably in excess of the posted 35 miles per hour.
Health Officials Laying Groundwork For Distribution Of H1N1 Vaccine
MONMOUTH COUNTY HEALTH officials are fielding inquiries from the public and working with public school districts in preparation for distributing the new vaccine for H1N1 flu virus.
Ranney School Convocation: U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky
The students at Ranney School in Tinton Falls will have a Fall Convocation to remember on October 15.
Eastern Branch Library Gala A Roaring Success
TWO-HUNDRED FRIENDS of the Monmouth County library enjoyed dancing, refreshments, a talk by nationally known sculptor Bart Walter of Maryland and a surprise event Oct. 3 at the newly renovated Eastern Branch of the Monmouth County Library System, Shrewsbury.
Eatontown Man Pleads Guilty To Beating Death
HOLMDEL - An Eatontown man pleaded guilty in Superior Court in Freehold to beating a Mulberry Lane Man to death a year ago.
Counterfeit Bills Found In AH Trash Receptacle
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - Borough Police Chief Jerry Vasto is warning the public to watch out for counterfeit bills after a borough employee emptying trash in the municipal harbor on Saturday, September 26 found $200 worth of counterfeit ten dollar bills.
Red Bank Historic Commission Honored By County Planners
RED BANK - Over the last three year's members of the borough's Historic Preservation Commission worked on establishing another historic district in the borough, and last week that work was recognized by county officials.
Middletown Police Charge Two With Burglary At Sears
On Monday, September 21, 2009, at approximately 10:41 p.m., officers from the Middletown Township Police Department were dispatched to Sears Department store on Route 35 after receiving alarm activation from the interior of the store.