The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Monmouth Boat Club sailing season opened April 11.

This Week's Top Stories

Owner Of West Side Grocery Store May Be Deported
RED BANK - The owner of a west side grocery store that had its liquor license revoked last year is now facing deportation, a spokesman for the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement acknowledged this week.
Doing What He Dreamed: Actor Michael Mulheren
When michael mulheren asks the waitress at the Inbetween Restaurant in Red Bank for change of a dollar - he needs to feed the parking meter around the corner - she does a double-take: "You look very familiar. Where do I know you from?''
County Installs Flood Gauges On Area Bridges
FREEHOLD - The Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management has a new tool to monitor storms and how they will impact communities near the water.
Firefighters Extinguish Afternoon Blaze In Belford
MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown Township Fire Department responded working structure fire at 71 Compton Street in Belford on Wednesday afternoon, April 7.
For Doran Family, Dispatcher Is "A Guardian Angel"
REEHOLD - The Board of Chosen Freeholders today honored 911 dispatcher Christine McCarthy, who is credited with saving the life of a seven-week-old baby.
Navy: No Civilians In Earle Housing
The united states Navy last week reversed its decision to allow civilians to move into the 300-unit housing development formerly used for military families located within the boundaries of Naval Weapons Stations Earle.
DOT Downsizing Highlands Bridge Signs
HIGHLANDS - The New Jersey Department of Transportation has taken into consideration the concerns of local residents and has amended its plan for signage on the Highlands Bridge to conform to the "character of the area."
Halfacre To Make Second Run For Mayor
FAIR HAVEN - Mayor Michael Halfacre, on the heels of an early exit from the 12th District Congressional race, has announced that he will seek a second term as Mayor.
FH Council Supports School Budget
FAIR HAVEN - Mayor Michael Halfacre spoke out in favor of the Fair Haven Board of Education's proposed budget and said that he would be voting in favor of the budget and urged residents to do the same.
Meeting To Discuss Fort Revitalization
On Wednesday, April 21, 12th District Legislators will host a public meeting to discuss S-917, a bill that would create the Fort Monmouth Revitalization Implementation Authority.
Area Candidates File For Elected Office
Individuals interested in seeking elected office, whether it's on their local town council or in the U.S. Congress, had to file their petitions for candidacy by 4 p.m. last Monday, April 12.
NJ Transit Approves Fare And Service Plan
Plan adjusted in response to residents' concerns
NEWARK - The NJ Transit Board of Directors today approved a fare and service plan that they say strikes a balance between closing the agency's $300 million budget gap and maintaining affordable and high quality transportation services for its riders.
M'Town Committee To Consider Expanding Curbside Recycling
MIDDLETOWN - If a proposed amendment to Middletown Township's recycling ordinance is adopted, residents might be able to make fewer trips to the Kanes Lane Recycling Center as early as June of this year.
Freeholders Adopt Budget
FREEHOLD - The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently adopted a $493 million budget that represents a 1.21 percent increase over 2009.
At Lunch Break Cooking Class, Kids Help The Community And Have Fun
RED BANK - First there are the giggles and then the gaggles of children take their seats and get down to the business of learning how to cook and to help the needy.