The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Kids from Monmouth Day Care Center in Red Bank serenaded the crowd at the annual Town Lighting Nov. 27.

This Week's Top Stories

LAMP A Beacon Of Help For Parker Patients
RED BANK - It seems that when times are tough, the problems start compounding.
Antiques Store A Landmark On Locust Avenue
LOCUST - One person's roadside clutter is another's gold: From his youthful days of salvaging tossed furniture and accessories from his Rumson neighborhood's curbs, Andy Anderson has made a profession out of selling antiques and collectibles.
Holiday Express Hits The Road For 17th Season
SEVENTEEN YEARS AGO, Tim McLoone founded what is known today as one of the area's most charitable organizations: Holiday Express.
RB Businesses Blast Borough Over Parking Meter Proposal
RED BANK - A Borough Council proposal to extend parking meter hours in the downtown business district is meeting with considerable push back from area business owners.
New Owners Of Ashes Plan Changes At Former Cigar Bar
RED BANK - Members of the borough's business community were treated to complimentary drinks and hors d'oeurves during the end of the year meeting of Red Bank RiverCenter last Monday, at Ashes Restaurant on Broad Street.
RiverCenter Reflects On Year In Red Bank
RED BANK - RiverCenter held its annual board meeting on Monday night at Ashes on Broad Street in Red Bank.
Shrinking Beaches Spur Call For Sand In Sea Bright
SEA BRIGHT - Last month's Veteran's Day storm had a significant impact on New Jersey's shoreline, damaging structures and eroding many of the beaches, including some in Sea Bright.
SB Officials Show Support For School Funding Reform
SEA BRIGHT - Mayor Maria Fernandes, with the Sea Bright Council's consent, has signed and sent a statement of support for the New Jersey League of Municipalities' (LOM) School Funding Reform Initiative.
Monmouth County Establishes Ethics Board
FREEHOLD - The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders has created a county Ethics Board as a means of assuring standards of ethical conduct for county employees and officers are clear, consistent, uniform in their application and enforceable.
Flag Retirement Ceremony To Take Place Dec. 5
THE PUBLIC IS invited to attend the rescheduled flag retirement ceremony at 11 a.m. this Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Atlantic Highlands municipal harbor.
Monmouth Beach Approves Bond Ordinance For Road Projects, Beach Lockers
MONMOUTH BEACH - The Borough Commission has passed a $1,750,000 bonding ordinance, which will finance the unanticipated construction of second floor lockers for the Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion as well as road projects.
Gate Malfunction Causes Traffic Backup At LS Train Station
LITTLE SILVER - A massive traffic jam developed in the area of the Little Silver train station when a malfunction in the gates at all borough railroad crossings occurred that left them in the down position on Friday, Nov. 20.
Atlantic Highlands Library Now Open At The Fieldhouse
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - The Atlantic Highlands Public Library has reopened in its temporary quarters at the Firemen's Field House, 48 Avenue C at the corner of West Washington.
Asbury Park's Sisters Academy: "What Mercy Is All About"
ASBURY PARK - In 1986 the Sisters of Mercy purchased and renovated 1106 Main Street in Asbury Park and incorporated under the title of Mercy Center.
Sea Bright Committee To Address Feral Cat Problem
SEA BRIGHT - The Sea Bright Borough Council officially formed a Cats Committee at Tuesday night's council meeting to address the Borough's stray and feral cat population.