The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Lynne Ward
Cyclists gathered at Sandy Hook for the 2nd annual Duathlon sponsored by the Women's Council of the Monmouth Medical Center Foundation last Sunday, Oct. 10.

This Week's Top Stories

Something's Brewing At The Allen House
SHREWSBURY - Thousands of vehicles jockey past the intersection of Sycamore Avenue and Broad Street every day, moving at a pace that permits hardly more than a glance at the Allen House, an impeccably-preserved colonial building that has served many purposes and sheltered many secrets in its 300 years at the corner of Broad St. (Hwy. 35 South.)
Join The NJ Lighthouse Challenge
The New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge will take place the weekend of October 16 and 17, offering the opportunity to explore 12 New Jersey lighthouses and three affiliated museums over the course of the weekend.
Union House Developer Admits To Thefts, Forgeries
FREEHOLD - A Middletown man, accused of defrauding funds intended for a condominium and retail development in Red Bank, and for an uncompleted home construction project in West Long Branch, pleaded guilty just days before he was scheduled to stand trial.
Masselli Files Civil Complaint Against Bank, Business Partner
RED BANK - A partner in a former restaurant and nightspot on Broad Street who is presently facing criminal charges recently informed The Two River Times™ that he has filed civil complaints that are now pending against some of his accusers.
With No Action On "Toolkit" Mandated Caps A Concern For Municipalities, Mayor Says
LITTLE SILVER - In these difficult economic times, the prospect of drafting a municipal budget while adhering to state mandated caps as a local mayor worried, particularly when prospects for help from Gov. Chris Christie's "toolkit" look dim.
NY Waters Host Oyster Restoration Program
NEW YORK - Earlier this summer the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection ordered the New York New Jersey Baykeeper to remove its research-related shellfish projects from state waters, citing concerns over the potential for shellfish grown in contaminated waters reaching the food chain.
RB Introduces Revised Taxi Ordinance
RED BANK - After a start and stall this summer, the Borough Council this week introduced its proposed taxi licensing ordinance, and it appears to have passed muster with taxi owners who had objections to the original plan.
FH To Privatize Garbage Collection
Fair Haven - The Fair Haven Borough Council has elected to go out to bid to privatize its garbage collection Mayor Michael Halfacre announced at Tuesday's council meeting.
Dispatch Service Delays "Unacceptable" Says FH Fire Chief
FAIR HAVEN - A lot can happen in three minutes.
Teen Dies After Fall From Roof Of House
FAIR HAVEN - Last Friday night at approximately 8:40 p.m. Zachary Buttler, 15, from the Belford section of Middletown fell from an unoccupied home on Hance Road in Fair Haven.
Township Committee Candidates Outline Their Agendas
MIDDLETOWN - After a contentious year between the Middletown Township Committee and the Township's residents primarily regarding the 2010 Budget, it's election season and there are two seats available for four candidates.
Man Charged With Robbery In Shoplifting Incident
MIDDLETOWN - Township police responded to a shoplifting in progress at Target Department Store, Highway 35 and Palmer Avenue, last Monday, October 10 at approximately 5:09 p.m.