The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Plowing out after the storm on Second Street in Fair Haven, Saturday, Feb. 5

This Week's Top Stories

A Heartfelt 'Welcome Home' For Iraq Vets
RED BANK - The Marines of Combat Logistics Battalion 46, deployed to Iraq last May, returned home to Red Bank Monday night to a heroes welcome by family, friends, and numerous veteran's organizations.
Former Fair Haven Fire Chief Pleads Guilty To DUI
RUMSON - Former Fair Haven Fire Chief and Rumson Police Special Officer Shaun Foley, 27, pleaded guilty to Driving While Intoxicated in Rumson Municipal Court Monday evening.
Exodus Of Wealthy Is Bad News For NJ Charities
They came, they saw, they left.
Hunger In Black And White Study results: number seeking help is up by 84 percent
NEPTUNE - The number of people seeking assistance from food pantries supplied by the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties has increased by 84 percent in the past four years.
DOT Bridge Signs: Not Pretty
SEA BRIGHT - On Tuesday, Feb. 2, the Sea Bright Borough Council passed a resolution that opposes the Department of Transportation's proposal to install cantilever road signs on and around the newly constructed Highlands Bridge. Cantilever signs are fixed at one end and protrude over the roadway similar to those found on the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike.
Sea Bright Moving Ahead With Improvements
SEA BRIGHT - As a result of the recent settlement between the Borough of Sea Bright, several Sea Bright Beach Clubs and the State of New Jersey regarding public beach access, the Borough is moving forward with a number of improvements that had been stalled because of the lawsuit.
Highlands Business Community Reorganizes as Partnership

HIGHLANDS - Last December the Highlands Mayor and Council voted to disband the Business Improvement District (BID) that had been established in the borough in 2000.

Parents, Officials Discuss Concerns About School Funding
SHREWSBURY - Like a number of local parents, borough resident Lisa Halprin is concerned about what the future may hold for public school education funding in the coming year, given the condition of the economy and the new administration in Trenton.
It's A Three-Way Race For Republicans Vying For 12th District Congressional Run
OCEANPORT - The race for the Republican nomination in New Jersey's 12th Legislative District is just getting started.
RB Zoners Reject Y Expansion Plan
RED BANK - After months of hearings, members of the borough zoning board denied an application by the YMCA to expand their facilities at 166 Maple Avenue.