The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Riding high at Fort Monmouth's last Hoo-ahh last Friday.

This Week's Top Stories

Fundraiser To Build House For Wounded Soldier
KEYPORT - "I never realized there were so many people that want to help these guys," said John Clancy, owner of Keyport Fishery, referring to all of the American soldiers returning home from the war with devastating injuries.
TRT™'s Doris Kulman Dies At Riverview
RED BANK - A highly respected voice in Monmouth County journalism was silenced last week when award-winning reporter and columnist Doris Kulman Raffalovich died at Riverview Medical Center. She was 85.
Cops In Crosswalks Aimed At Saving Lives
RED BANK - If you're a driver who doesn't stop for pedestrians entering crosswalks, you could end up paying a hefty price.
NJDEP Orders Baykeeper To Remove Oysters
TRENTON - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection issued a notice of violation to the New York New Jersey Baykeeper last week directing the nonprofit environmental group to remove its research-related shellfish projects from contaminated state waters.
Poll: No Drilling Off NJ
Two years ago, most New Jerseyans supported off-shore drilling near the state's coast.
Beck Sponsors Bills Renaming RB Train Station, Highlands Bridge
Purpose is to honor former mayor, assemblyman
RED BANK - State Senator Jennifer Beck (R-12) sponsored two bills to honor two local statesmen that served New Jersey by renaming prominent area landmarks as lasting memorials.
Port Monmouth Man Needs Heart Transplant
LONG BRANCH - Arnold Graves is waiting for the phone call that will change his life. He needs a heart transplant, but the costs are overwhelming. Friends and family are planning a dinner fundraiser to help with his expenses.
M'Town Budget Exceeds Municipal Tax Levy Cap
MIDDLETOWN - Before the Middletown Township Committee can adopt its 2010 municipal budget, it must appear before the Local Finance Board for authorization to exceed the municipal tax levy cap. That hearing is scheduled to occur on August 11.
Blue In The Face At Sickles Blues Festival
It was a hot summer day last Saturday at the Sickles market in Little Silver as shoppers enjoyed blueberry smoothie samples, face painting, and the traditional blueberry pie-eating contest at the 11th Annual Sickles Market's Blues Festival.
Bystander Struck By Lightning In M'town
MIDDLETOWN - At approximately 9 p.m. Monday night lightning struck a home at 767 Monmouth Parkway in Middletown causing a fire to break out in the attic of the house.
Register Editor Remembers Groundbreaking Journalist
Arthur Z. Kamin, Fair Haven, was president and editor of The Daily Register and The Sunday Register, where Doris Kulman worked as a reporter, columnist and later as editorial page editor.