The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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U.S. Army First Sergeant Reginald Richardson addressed the audience at the annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Fair Haven on Wednesday.

This Week's Top Stories

Family, Friends Remember Ellie Huson - Atlantic Highlands resident lived a lively 106 years
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - Eleanore Mittlestead Huson of Atlantic Highlands died on October 24 at the age of 106.
Veteran Visits Rumson Schools
RUMSON - In honor of Veterans Day, Army Sergeant Jeff Mullin, an Iraq veteran, presented the Deane Porter and Forrestdale schools in Rumson with two United States flags that were flown in Iraq during Mullin's tour of duty.
The Gift Of Literature: Author Colum McCann
RED BANK - Talking about writing, and specifically his latest work, Let The Great World Spin author Colum McCann said Tuesday evening, "The gift of literature is to live in a body that is not your own."
The Dad Vail Regatta Returning To The Navesink
RUMSON - Borough officials announced on Wednesday that the nation's largest intercollegiate regatta, known as the Dad Vail, will take place in Rumson on Friday and Saturday, May 7 and 8, 2010.
Two Indicted In Death Of Disabled Woman
RED BANK - Two women who were responsible for the care of a developmentally disabled woman, have been named in a 17-count indictment in connection with the alleged abuse, neglect, and starvation death of 29-year old Tara O'Leary.
Sandy Hook Plan Lacked Necessary Financial Commitments
SANDY HOOK - The National Park Service's release of the findings of an independent review of the financial submission for a private developer's plan to renovate a series of buildings at the historic Fort Hancock gives a glimpse into the developer's plans and apparent lack of funding commitments.
Did the Grinch Steal 'Holiday Express?'
TINTON FALLS - What's in a name? For Tim McLoone and members of the charitable organization he founded, Holiday Express, the answer to that question is "everything."
Locker Construction Included In Monmouth Beach Bond Ordinance
MONMOUTH BEACH - Financing to pay for the unexpected construction of second floor lockers for the Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion has been included in a $1,750,000 bonding ordinance intended primarily for road projects.
Mayors Discuss Future Of COAH Plan
LITTLE SILVER - "I'm sure they'll be a lot of changes with the new administration," said Eatontown Mayor and Two River of Council of Mayors Chairman Gerald J. Tarantolo to his fellow mayors, as they gathered for their monthly meeting last Saturday.
RB Police Chief Retiring
RED BANK - With the police chief on vacation until the end of the year, when he plans to retire, the Borough Council's police committee is planning to search for the borough's next top cop.