The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Gooch campaign staffers in the 'war room' at Merri-makers Water's Edge in Sea Bright last Tuesday night.

This Week's Top Stories

After Long Primary Night, GOP Candidate Awaits Final Tally
SEA BRIGHT - Tuesday was a long night for friends and supporters of GOP candidate Diane Gooch as they waited for final votes to be tallied in the primary battle between Gooch and Tea Party candidate Anna Little for the right challenge incumbent Democrat Frank Pallone Jr. in the race to represent the 6th Congressional District.
Tea Party Candidate Declares Victory In 6th District Primary Opponent Diane Gooch has until June 23 to seek recount
HIGHLANDS - At approximately midnight on Tuesday Highlands Mayor Anna Little, Republican candidate in New Jersey's 6th Congressional District, declared victory over opponent Diane Gooch in the district's Republican Primary election.
Hi-Mar Tournament Helps Dreams Come True
Members of the Hi-Mar Striper Club in Highlands held their annual fishing tournament last weekend to raise money for the children's charity, Jason's Dreams for Kids.
Highlands Celebrates Re-Establishment Of Library
HIGHLANDS - After 13 years of perseverance and, ultimately the Borough Council's blessing, the Highlands Borough Library at the Community Center is finally open for business.
Peter Giblin Is Third Generation To Serve In LSPD
LITTLE SILVER - What has become a longstanding family tradition continued on Monday, as a third generation of the Giblin family joined the police department.
Point Road School Children Learn Gardening Has Tasty Rewards
LITTLE SILVER - Point Road Elementary School children who are members of the school's Green Team and designated Lettuce Waterers reaped the rewards from the Sickles Market's Point Road School Lettuce Project which initially involved all 464 schoolchildren with a hearty salad made from lettuce at grown in the school's courtyard at a Harvest Salad Day luncheon on June 4.
16 Township Jobs Cut Due To Budget Crunch
MIDDLETOWN - Members of the Middletown Township Committee expect to introduce the 2010 budget next week at a special meeting, but a date for the meeting has not yet been set.
Gridlock Easing On Highlands Bridge
HIGHLANDS - A new traffic management plan put in place by the New Jersey Department of Transportation for traffic crossing the Highlands Bridge and entering and exiting Sandy Hook appears to be significantly more efficient that what motorists experienced last summer according to DOT spokesman Timothy Greeley.
RB Senior Facility Wins Approval For Addition
RED BANK - The zoning board unanimously approved an application by The Atrium at Navesink Harbor to construct a 60-unit addition on property adjacent to the present facility at 40 Riverside Avenue.
Two Arrested For Shoplifting In Middletown
MIDDLETOWN - On June 3 at approximately 2:13 p.m. police responded to a report of shoplifting at the Walgreens Drug Store located on Highway 36 in the Port Monmouth section of Middletown Township.
Police Charge Man With Drugging Juveniles
MIDDLETOWN - Township police have charged an Ideal Avenue resident with drugging two underage females last week.
Lightning Strike At MB High Rise Leads To Temporary Evacuation
MONMOUTH BEACH - The Shores high-rise condominium, consisting of two 12-story buildings on the oceanfront, was evacuated for three days after lightning struck one of the towers and knocked out the sprinkler system pump.
Proposed Ordinance In LS Would Increase Police Salaries By Four Percent
LITTLE SILVER - An ordinance introduced this week would provide members of the police department with an across the board pay increase of four percent.
County Saves Green By Going Green?
FREEHOLD - The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders has partnered with a solar power developer to install solar panels at five county locations that will allow the county to reap the environmental and economic benefits of clean energy technology.