The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Women's Lifeguard Tournament at Sandy Hook, Wednesday, July 28.

This Week's Top Stories

"Dawn Patrol" Presents Insiders' View Of Monmouth Park
"And they're off!" an announcer exclaims excitedly in the broadcast of a horse race.
Kean Outlines NJ Strategy If Oil Spill Impacts State Waters
WEST LONG BRANCH - Following the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that caused oil to spill into the Gulf of Mexico for the past several months, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie commissioned the New Jersey Gulf Spill Task Force to monitor the spill and make preparations in the event the oil ever reaches New Jersey's coastline.
COA Comments On Water Quality Report
SANDY HOOK - The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released its 20th Annual beach water quality report that identifies beaches locally and nationally that have pollution problems and those that have tested clean.
RB Sidewalk Sales Start Friday
This weekend, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the 56th Annual Sidewalk Sales will take place in the business and antiques districts in Red Bank.
Racetracks Second To Atlantic City In Governor's Report
OCEANPORT - The state of the gaming industry in New Jersey isn't what it once was.
Christie Vetoes Family Planning Bill
Supporters vow to overturn action, restore funding
Gov. Chris Christie's veto last week of a bill approved by both the Senate and the Assembly that would have restored funding for family planning services has its proponents warning that the veto will seriously impact women's health care facilities.
Red Bank Public Schools Adopt Dress Code
RED BANK - Starting this year, children who attend the borough primary and middle schools will have a new look.
Two Drown At Sandy Hook
SANDY HOOK - What appears to have been intended as a family outing at a bay side beach at the Gateway National Recreation Area last weekend, resulted in the drowning death of two men and the hospitalization of another man, a woman and a 27-month-old girl.
MB Bans Smoking On Beach
MONMOUTH BEACH - It's now official. The municipal beach has gone smoke-free.
LNG Proposal Withdrawn - For Now
A controversial liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility proposed by Atlantic Sea Island Group to be built off the coast of Sea Bright is off the table - for now.
Municipal Tax Rate Drops In Little Silver
LITTLE SILVER - While the overall property taxes have gone up, the taxes to fund the municipal budget have gone down.