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

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Coffee Bar's A Hot Stop At LS Train Station
LITTLE SILVER - The idea for Hanan Shauriki's gourmet coffee bar at the Little Silver Railroad station sprung from his frustration at not being able to find a cup of coffee nearby when he took his four-year-old daughter to her ballet class at the Dance Plus studio across the railroad tracks from the Little Silver station.
Midd. Firefighters Fought Early Morning House Fire
MIDDLETOWN - Township firefighters responded to a blaze in a residential home early in the morning of Feb. 11, shortly after the end of last week's heavy snowstorm.
Former RB Broker Pleads Guilty To Fraud
FREEHOLD - A former broker for Merrill Lynch's Red Bank office pleaded guilty this week to defrauding more than 30 of his clients from that office as well as from a former brokerage house, while serving as their financial advisor.
Contractor, State Official, Plead Guilty To Contract Fraud
FREEHOLD - In separate court appearances recently, two Red Bank men pleaded guilty to conspiring to obtain state contracts and illegal kickbacks.
Rumson Anticipates Tax Hike In 2010
RUMSON - Borough property owners should expect to see something this year that hasn't occurred in the last couple: a tax increase.
SB, Oceanport To Share Court Services
SEA BRIGHT - After lengthy discussions, the borough is close to implementing an agreement with Oceanport to share court services.
Sea Bright Ordinance Would Require Parking Permits
SEA BRIGHT - At its Tuesday night meeting, the Mayor and Borough Council introduced an ordinance to establish a residential permit-parking program.
Monmouth County Introduces Budget Hearings at county libraries scheduled for March 2 and 9
FREEHOLD - On Thursday, February 11, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders introduced a $496 million budget, which calls for an increase of 1.74 percent over last year.
Sea Bright Considers Relocating Recycling Center, Dumpsters
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.
RB Ordinance Would Increase Permit, On-Street Parking Fees
RED BANK - On Monday, Feb. 8, the borough council introduced an ordinance that, if approved, would double fees for on-street parking meters in the downtown business district and increase annual parking permits for metered municipal lots by 25 percent.
Center For World War II Studies Commemorates Final Battles Of The Pacific
LINCROFT - The Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, will be sponsoring a 65th Anniversary of Commemoration of the Last Battles in the Pacific - 1945.
River Road Books To Host Talk By Author Regan Hofmann
FAIR HAVEN - Regan Hofmann, editor-in-chief of POZ magazine, the leading HIV/AIDS magazine in the United States, and author of I Have Something to Tell You: A Memoir, will be appearing at River Road Books in Fair Haven on February 25 at 7:30 p.m.