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

This Week's Top Stories

Four Men Arrested For Selling Counterfeit Ferry Tickets
FREEHOLD - Four men, three from the two-river area, were arrested last week and charged in connection with printing and selling counterfeit SeaStreak commuter ferry tickets, for ferry service between two county locations and New York City.
Author's Life A 'Full Circle' After Family Tragedy
Martin and Deborah Greenfield were curious about their daughter Beth's feelings after the death of her brother Adam.
9/11 Events Inspire Middletown Man's Book
Middletown - Often time's people regret the things they say. But, when a loved one passes it's the things that were never said that can hurt the most.
A Day Of Polo Benefits Autistic Children
COLTS NECK - The Colts Neck Polo Club kicked off the second half of this year's season Sunday with a benefit to provide an education that includes religion to autistic children.
Middletown Passes 2010 Budget Taxpayers will pay 4.6 percent more
MIDDLETOWN - With the year two-thirds over, the Township Committee approved its 2010 municipal budget that includes a 4.6 cent increase for township property owners.
Citizens Form Committees To Save Shadow Lake
MIDDLETOWN - Some residents in the area of Shadow Lake are expressing guarded optimism that the man-made lake will get the needed attention that all agree it needs, with this week's scheduled meeting of the township mayor and a representative from the state's Department of Environmental Protection.
Bike Path Network Planned For Highlands
Highlands - The Borough of Highlands Environmental Commission received a grant that would make it easier for bicyclists to travel to and from various points of interest in and around the borough.
Red Bank Man Arrested For Bank Robbery
Fair Haven - Wilfred A. Dunn Jr., 27, of Red Bank has been arrested and charged in connection to a bank robbery on August 27 in Cranford.
Charges In MB Pedestrian Accident Upgraded
MONMOUTH BEACH - Charges against the driver who struck four members of one family as they walked across Riverdale Avenue in a crosswalk have been sent up to the Monmouth County Prosecutor, according to Jennifer Mendes, the Municipal Court administrator in the borough.
The Ocean Free Library Ninety years of History
A brilliant and patriotic young man who had excelled at Harvard and had the potential to achieve great success in business and all other areas of his life, William Henry Meeker, oldest child of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Eugene Meeker of New York City and Rumson, marched off to serve in The Great War long before the United States entered the conflict and began the draft which forced a generation of young Americans into battle.
Sea Bright Bar Seeks To Extend Liquor License Ichabod's needs ABC approval for storage site
Sea Bright - Despite the Sea Bright Borough Council carrying a public hearing on a place-to-place liquor license transfer application submitted by Ichabod's Bar and Grill now scheduled for Oct. 5, several residents in the area of East Church Street raised the issue anyway.