The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Working with the nonprofit organization, Convoy of Hope, area volunteers from numerous charities and businesses collected donations for the people of Haiti last Saturday at the Little Silver Firehouse.

This Week's Top Stories

Marijuana As Medicine? Advocates hail legislature's legalization of pot for medical use
RED BANK - Jim Miller has long advocated for the medical use of marijuana, to help when his late wife had suffered the debilitating effects of multiple sclerosis.
Heart Health Advocate Had Stroke At 29
MIDDLETOWN - According to the American Heart Association it is estimated that nearly 81,000,000 Americans have one or more types of cardiovascular disease and less than half of those Americans are over the age of 60.
Township Police Arrest Burglary Ring Suspect
MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown Township Police Department has arrested a Middlesex County man who was employing juveniles in a burglary ring that operated in Monmouth County, Union County and Somerset County.
In Tough Times, Red Bank Hopes For Additional State Aid Without additional aid, borough depts. face "doomsday" budget scenario
RED BANK - Borough officials are expecting the municipal budget process to be especially difficult this year, but they are hoping that state legislators will be willing to award some additional state aid in recognition of the fact that Red Bank is home to a large number of tax-exempt properties.
Christie Executive Orders Cut Red Tape, Suspend Regulations Environmental leaders wary, but municipal officials encouraged
Gov. Chris Christie's first day on the job after his inauguration last week was a busy one.
D'Amico: Condition Of Navesink Has Worsened
FREEHOLD - Monmouth County Freeholder John D'Amico has urged the Monmouth County Planning Board to initiate a new effort to combat pollution in the Navesink River.
M'Town Mayor Optimistic About Christie Era
MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown Township Committee held its first business meeting of 2010 last Thursday.
Fair Haven Finances In Good Shape For 2010
FAIR HAVEN - According to Mayor Michael Halfacre and Council President Jonathan Peters the Borough of Fair Haven, preliminarily, looks to be in good financial shape for 2010.
Temporary Parking Lot Needs Sprucing Up, Say RB Planners
RED BANK - A plan to establish a temporary parking area on the site of a former gas station and auto repair shop, ran into a roadblock last Wednesday, namely the borough Planning Board, as board members rattled off their objections to the current plan.
Waterfront Residents Seeing Red Over Cost of Riparian Leases
FOR TWO RIVER area resident Brad Schoening opening the riparian lease renewal letter he received in December came as quite a shock.
Princeton's Sipprelle To Vie For Repub. Nomination In District 12
PRINCETON - Last year Fair Haven Mayor Michael Halfacre (R) announced his candidacy to run for New Jersey's 12th Congressional District seat currently held by Congressman Rush Holt (D-12).
Catholic Schools Week Begins Jan. 31
LITTLE SILVER -Local volunteers will be collecting donations of medical and health supplies, toiletries and dried foods for the citizens in earthquake-stricken Haiti this Sat. Jan. 23 at the Little Silver Firehouse on Prospect Ave.