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

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Friends In Need
Lanfranks lead fund drive for Umberto Restaurant Family
FAIR HAVEN - Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that attacks the central nervous system often causing chronic and often disabling symptoms.
Dad Vail A No-Go For Navesink
Collegiate rowing regatta to stay in Philadelphia
RUMSON - The Dad Vail Regatta, one of collegiate crew's most prestigious events, which was slated to be held in Rumson on the Navesink River in May 2010 has reversed course and will return to Philadelphia where the regatta has traditionally been held.
A Farewell To The Sea Sage
Friends remember environmentalist Dery Bennett
RED BANK - The wind was frigid and the snow was beginning to fall in earnest on Saturday afternoon as friends, family, colleagues and others who shared his passions began filing into Thompson Memorial Home, on Broad Street, to express their lose at the passing last week of Dery Bennett.
STILL WAITING
BRAZIL - On Wednesday, Dec. 16, the Brazilian Federal Appeals Court ruled that Sean Goldman should be returned to his father, David Goldman, within 48 hours. On Friday, the Lins e Silva family, Sean's maternal relatives, allegedly filed an appeal to keep Sean in Brazil.
Borough Names Park In Honor Of Shade Tree Chair
MONMOUTH BEACH - The Shorelands Park has been renamed the Priscilla Ireland Brower Park at Shorelands in honor of Brower, the long-time chairwoman of the borough"s Shade Tree Commission.
Legislators Want Local Representation On New Fort Authority
FORT MONMOUTH - The Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Planning Authority's mission was always to plan for the re-use of the fort property once military operations ceased.
M'Town Emergency Appropriation Fails After Two Committeemen Vote 'No'
MIDDLETOWN - Middletown Committeemen Sean Byrnes and Patrick Short voted not to approve an emergency appropriation to cover $550,000 in medical claims to be paid by the Township for 2009. As a result the measure did not pass because in order to pass the resolution, the five-member committee needed four affirmative votes.
Five RB residents charged after search reveals large quantity of marijuana
RED BANK - Detectives from the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office and the Red Bank police department last week arrested five borough residents after a search of the westside home being used by them allegedly revealed a cache of illegal drugs and cash.
Citing Presence Of Menorah - MB Residents Demand Manger Scene For Borough Hall
MONMOUTH BEACH - Where's the manger? That was the question posed by several residents at the Monmouth Beach Commission meeting of Thursday, Dec. 17, who complained there was a menorah in front of Borough Hall but no manger.