The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
NY/NJ Baykeeper staff and volunteers remove the oyster garden in Raritan Bay last Monday.

This Week's Top Stories

Baykeeper Forced To End Oyster Project
NJDEP ordered removal of oysters due to fears of poaching
Mothers Bond Over Children In The Military
MONMOUTH BEACH - Donna Zabe and Dawn Nicolato share a bond. The two women are mothers of young sons. But the bond between them goes even further.
"Future Bucs" Bridges A Divide
RED BANK - According to a local businessman and community activist, sports can be a means of leveling the playing field and building bridges, bringing kids together.
Long Branch Native Runs Dog Military Dog Training Unit
CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo - "Sir, can you please come over here? Sir, come over here. Get 'em!!" These are words everyone should try to avoid hearing, but these are the words Hugo, and the other military working dogs on Camp Bondsteel, are waiting to hear.
Residents, Officials, Join "Night Out Against Crime"
RED BANK -Mayor Pasquale Menna joined state Assembly members Declan O'Scanlon and Caroline Casagrande (both R-12), borough council members and community members for the annual Night Out Against Crime last Tuesday.
Firefighters Extinguish House Fire In Middletown
MIDDLETOWN - Firefighters responded to a report of a house fire at 45 Melrose Terrace last Sunday at 5:35 p.m.
Monmouth Reform Temple Welcomes New Rabbi
Rabbi Michelle Pearlman, who assumed the pulpit of Monmouth Reform Temple, Tinton Falls on July 1, has an intriguing item in her curriculum vitae:
Protecting High School Athletes From Sports Concussions
For athletes that participate in fall sports, August marks the end of the lazy summer days and time to start preparing for the upcoming season.
Feds Fund Traffic Safety in Red Bank
NEWARK - The Front Street/River Road (CR 10) corridor in Red Bank will receive a number of pedestrian safety and traffic-calming improvements as part of a project approved recently by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) Board of Trustees.
RB Tables Controversial Taxi License Ordinance
RED BANK - Not all taxi operators were happy with the mayor and Borough Council's decision this week to table a plan to increase the cost of some taxi licenses.