The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Fireworks over the Navesink, Saturday, July 3rd.

This Week's Top Stories

A Warm Welcome Home For Injured Marine
When U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Kevin Hoffman, 21, returned home from Bethesda, Maryland after recovering from severe injuries sustained in Afghanistan he was humbled by what he saw.
Township Honors Returning Marine
MIDDLETOWN - Approximately three years ago Middletown Township was the first community in New Jersey to participate in the Adopt a Unit program that provides care packages to soldiers overseas.
Legislature Approves Redevelopment Authority For Fort
FORT MONMOUTH - With both the state Senate and Assembly passage this week of the legislation establishing the next authority, the stage is now set for the implementation of the plan to redevelop the Fort Monmouth property once military operations cease in a little more than a year.
Over 100,000 Turn Out For RB Fireworks
Police make arrests for underage drinking, unruly behavior
Zoners Approve Development Plan For Monmouth And West Sts.
RED BANK - GS Realty, owned by Amboy Bank, is now one step closer - albeit a large step - to developing a long dilapidated portion of western Monmouth Street.
Heat Brings Water Restrictions
TRENTON - While the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has not issued a formal drought warning, it is asking New Jersey residents to voluntarily conserve water due to the extremely hot weather and lack of rainfall.
Budget Cuts Close Skateboard Park, Mini-Golf In Middletown
MIDDLETOWN - Faced with a significant shortfall in revenue and an additional $8 million in obligatory spending the Middletown Township Committee had decisions to make when crafting the 2010 budget.
Residents Object To Proposal For Age Restricted Community
FAIR HAVEN - The prospect of creating an overlay zone for an age-restricted community development on the 1.1 acre parcel of land at the end of Colonial Court between the Acme shopping center and Hance Road and one-half block from River Road has enraged current residents of the area.
Sea Bright Firefighters Extinguish Blaze On Sedge Island
Sea Bright - Contrary to published reports that a brush fire had broken out on Gunning Island, a 20-acre wildlife preserve owned by the Borough of Rumson, the fire was actually located on nearby Sedge Island.
Basketball Tourney To Benefit JDMF
RUMSON - The Jay Dooley Memorial Foundation will host a youth and adult 3 on 3-basketball tournament on July 16 and 17 at Holy Cross School, 30 Ward Ave. Proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation.