The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)

This Week's Top Stories

A Trip On The River Of Life
COLTS NECK - Cathy Mumford found herself at a personal crossroads, a time of change in her life, and looked for a new challenge, a different path to travel.
Legislators Urge Repeal Of Teen Driver Decal Law
TRENTON - How do you spot a young, inexperienced driver? Look for the red decal.
Developer Retains Lease On Three Sandy Hook Buildings
Rent to National Park Service averages $507 per month.
Bridge Jump Tradition Proves Fatal For Highlands Man
HIGHLANDS - Those that grew up in the shadow of the Highlands Bridge remember the days when leaping from the bridge was a part of summer, a daily occurrence, a rite of passage.
Oyster Project Ends In Dumpster
KEYPORT - With allegedly no alternative, the NY/NJ Baykeepers said the organization was forced to dispose of thousands of oysters from its program to reintroduce the shellfish to area waters.
Towns Pay The Price When Tax Appeals Succeed
MIDDLETOWN - When you're given a gift and try to return it but find that it was purchased at a sale price, the store usually makes it clear that you're not entitled to a refund based on the full cost.
Borough Sees Rise In Property Tax Appeals
RED BANK - In a weakened real estate market property owners here and across the state are appealing their property tax burden.
FMERPA Is Finished Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority To Take Its Place
EATONTOWN - It was time for the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Planning Authority to fade into the sunset.
Malfunction at Substation Caused Two-County Power Failure
TINTON FALLS - A malfunction at the Jersey Shore Power and Light substation in the borough caused an electrical power failure that affected thousands throughout the county last Monday.
Amended Budget Reduces Tax Rate In Middletown
MIDDLETOWN - The proposed tax rate for Middletown residents and business owners was lowered slightly through an amendment to the introduced budget this week.