The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Joining hands to express outrage over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday, June 26.

This Week's Top Stories

Hands Across The Sand
ASBURY PARK - On June 26 thousands of residents across New Jersey joined hands along the coastline as part of a global demonstration protesting the expansion of offshore oil drilling.
Feats Of Clay At RB Tennis Courts
RED BANK - Wimbledon has nothing on Red Bank. Or the French Open, for that matter. Just ask Richard Nicoletti, the tennis pro for the Red Bank courts.
Pacific Veterans Honored At Brookdale
MIDDLETOWN - While the war in the Pacific would end by summer 1945, it didn't seem as victory was near for those who were then engaged in the bloody, fierce island battles still raging as America and her allies struggled against Japan.
Protecting Your Kids From Online Bullying
RED BANK - Addressing a group of parents and educators who gathered at the Frank Talk Book Shop on Shrewsbury Avenue for a presentation on Cyber-Bullying June 12, Kevin Clark, director of the Computer Crimes Unit for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, offered what appeared on face value to be easy and obvious advice: "Think before you click."
Tree Removal Sparks Fiery Debate In Fair Haven
FAIR HAVEN - A recent decision by the Fair Haven Mayor and Council to approve a developer to remove 12 trees from his property at 46 Poplar Avenue sparked a fiery debate at Monday's council meeting over the rights of a property owner and the preservation of borough trees.
VFW Hosts 'Welcome Home' Party For Marines
MIDDLETOWN - The grills were going pretty early, churning out hot dogs and hamburgers; the deejay was rolling along pretty well, too, keeping the music playing continuously.
Bayshore Trail Still Closed For Repairs
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - The portion of the Bayshore Trail that stretches between Atlantic Highlands and Highlands will not be available for public use this summer, as repair work is not slated to begin until shortly after Labor Day.
Kaboomfest Kicks Off Thursday
This year KaBoom has become KaBoomFest, a three day celebration leading up to the largest firework display in the state.
Beck Sponsors Legislation To Create Casino At Meadowlands
TRENTON - State Senator Jennifer Beck (R-12) has sponsored legislation that calls on the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority to entertain public bids for the creation of a casino at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford.
Union Files Grievance Against Red Bank Over Furlough Plan
RED BANK - The union representing many borough employees is pushing back against a recent move by the governing body to cut costs by requiring all borough employees to take three unpaid days off.