The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Members of the West Point Crew Team take a splash at the Rumson Boat Race on the Navesink last Saturday, Sept. 25.

This Week's Top Stories

Honors For A Jersey Boy
Middletown's Brian Williams receives MACE award
RB Clergy, Officials, Celebrate Start Of Affordable Housing Project
RED BANK - There isn't much there now, just empty land, recently cleared, having remained vacant for more than three decades.
Rough Waters - A Challenge For Rumson Boat Race
RUMSON - It's not whether you win or lose, but try not to sink.
Bill Banning LNG Construction Clears Senate Committee
TRENTON - Legislation that would ban the construction of liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities off the coast of New Jersey cleared the Senate Environment and Energy Committee by a 4 to 1 vote last week.
Father Presses For National Brain Injury Treatment Plan
Proponent charges Pallone with stalling legislation
It's The Attack of The Stink Bugs!
This fall, coastal Monmouth County has been inundated with an unusual number of stinkbugs congregating on the walls of various structures and invading people's homes.
Red Bank Council Divides Over Requiring Permits For Filmmakers
RED BANK - An ordinance that would require those wishing to use borough public sites as a backdrop for any variety of commercial film or video works would have to pay for a permit, stalled this week as Borough Council members expressed a rare differing views on whether the regulation was even needed.
Middletown Man Charged With Forgery, Theft By Deception
MIDDLETOWN - Detectives for the Monmouth County Prosecutor last Wednesday arrested a township man charging him with orchestrating a bad check scheme that allegedly bilked a bank out of thousands of dollars.
Former Ansorge Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement
RED BANK - A former part-time bookkeeper for Ansorge Unlimited, a local public relations, advertising and marketing firm, pleaded guilty last week to embezzling more than $400,000 in company funds and now faces the likelihood of prison time.
Shrewsbury To Hold Hearing On Deer Hunt
SHREWSBURY - A public hearing to give residents an opportunity to express their opinions on whether a hunt should be held to cull the deer flourishing in the borough will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28.
FH Councilman's Seat To Remain Vacant Until Elections
FAIR HAVEN - On Monday, the Fair Haven Borough Council opened its meeting with a moment of silence to honor fellow council member, John Lehnert, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound last Tuesday.
SB Introduces Revised Ordinance On Feral Cat Control
SEA BRIGHT - In a 4-1 vote last week, the Sea Bright Council introduced a revised ordinance that would permit the managed care of feral cats.
Garden State Divided On Sale Of NJN
Most support some public funding
Red Bank To Host Triathlon This Weekend
RED BANK - The 1st Annual Red Bank Triathlon is coming to Red Bank on Sunday, October 3 starting at 8 a.m.
70 Drivers Ticketed In Red Bank During Pedestrian Safety Initiative
RED BANK - For many, Red Bank is a walking town, but with the amount of traffic in the borough, getting across the street safely isn't always easy.
Crossing Guard Struck In Little Silver
LITTLE SILVER - Police on Wednesday issued two summonses to a borough man who struck a crossing guard with his car.