The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)

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Everyone's A Winner At Elks Bingo Weekly game a social event for seniors
MIDDLETOWN - It's about 11 a.m. on a chilly December Friday, as some players continue to stream in at the Middletown Elks Lodge 2179 in the Belford section of the township.
Crossing Guard Struck By Car
RED BANK - A borough crossing guard was struck by a moving vehicle and suffered serious injuries while working on Wednesday morning, according to police.
"Maria's Gravy Pot"
A TRIO OF local filmmakers are preparing to unveil their first feature length film in early 2010.
Christmas Tree Sales Support Two River Emergency Squads
WHETHER IT'S THROUGH joining the fire department or first aid squad or helping to provide food for the hungry, the Two River area has an abundance of helping hands on call to be there for their neighbors in need.
Rumson Approves 'Letter Of Understanding' For Dad Vail Regatta
RUMSON - Although a formal approval for hosting the Dad Vail Regatta was not voted on during Rumson's Council meeting on Tuesday night, the Council did authorize the delivery of a letter of understanding to the Dad Vail Regatta Committee.
Middletown In The Red Township authorizes emergency appropriation to cover $1.3 million shortfall
MIDDLETOWN - As 2010 approaches, Middletown Township officials are scrambling to make ends meet.
Former RB Bookkeeper Indicted For Theft Of Funds
FREEHOLD - An Atlantic Highlands woman who worked as a bookkeeper for the Red Bank-based Ansorge Unlimited advertising and marketing firm, was indicted this week for allegedly misappropriating nearly half a million dollars from the business.
No PNC Light Show This Year
HOLMDEL - It's been a tough year for Suzann Brucato and her family and they were really looking forward to going to the annual Holiday Light Spectacular at the PNC Bank Arts Center.
Parking Meter Proposal Off The Table In RB
RED BANK - An ordinance proposing to increase parking meter hours is off the table - for now.
Carolyn Schwebel Reappointed To M'town Human Right Commission
MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown Township Committee reappointed Carolyn Schwebel to the Middletown Human Rights Commission after Schwebel filed a complaint against the Township alleging various violations of New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination (LAD).
Man Fatally Injured On LS Train Tracks
LITTLE SILVER - At approximately 12:45 a.m. on December 9, a westbound North Jersey Coastline train struck and fatally injured a trespasser on the tracks at Little Silver train station according to Joe Dee, spokesman for New Jersey Transit.
LS Council To Request Review Of Flood Insurance Rating
LITTLE SILVER - In an effort to reduce the cost of federal flood insurance, the Borough Council is starting a review process that could lop $119 or more off the average bill for borough residents.
Borough Officials Revive Discussion On Downtown Parking Garage
RED BANK - Recent debate over a proposal to extend parking meter hours in the downtown business district has revived discussion about constructing a parking garage.
Foley Resigns As FH Chief, Rumson Dispatcher
RUMSON - Shaun Foley has resigned his position as the Fair Haven Fire Chief as well as his position as a Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer and Dispatcher with the Rumson Police Department after being charged with Failure to Report an Accident, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Reckless Driving, and Driving While Intoxicated for his role in a one-car accident on November 22.
Monmouth County Police Academy Graduates 16
FREEHOLD - The Monmouth County Police Academy graduated 16 new police officers recently, eight of whom will now go on to serve as full-time patrolman or transit officers.