The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna (L) with Rep. Frank Pallone and his wife Sarah Hospodor Pallone celebrate Pallone's re-election to Congress at Carpenter's Hall in Red Bank Tuesday night.

This Week's Top Stories

Pallone Re-elected To Congress
Withstands challenge from 'Tea Party Approved' Anna Little
From Hard Times To A Happy Life
FAYETTEVILLE, NC - Dorothy Hughes says she knows about tough times.
Middletown Committee Now All GOP
MIDDLETOWN - In a decisive vote Middletown Republicans gained a 5-0 majority on the Township Committee on Tuesday night with the re-election of Mayor Gerard Scharfenberger and the election of Scharfenberger's running mate Kevin Settembrino.
ZipCar Makes Getting Around A Breeze For Monmouth U Students, Staff
WEST LONG BRANCH - Students, as well as faculty and staff, at Monmouth University could have an easier time scheduling interviews, doctors' appointments, shopping extravaganzas, or even weekend getaways with a new service the university has recently implemented.
State Must Approve Bow-Hunting Plan In Shrewsbury
SHREWSBURY - The only question to be considered by the Borough Council at last Thursday's special meeting was whether the council should permit bow hunting.
River Rats Receive Grant
FAIR HAVEN - The Fair Haven Sailing Club, commonly known as River Rats, expects to upgrade its facilities next spring by replacing its dock thanks to a $2,500 grant received from The North Face Explore Fund.
Voices of 9/11 Offers 'Living Memorial' Appointments
MIDDLETOWN - On Monday, November 8 and Thursday, December 16 VOICES staff will host individual Living Memorial appointments. Meetings will be held at the Middletown Township Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Road in Middletown.
Borough Suspends Parking Contribution For New Businesses
RED BANK - During their regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 25, the Borough Council unanimously approved an ordinance suspending the requirement that owners of businesses locating in Red Bank make a contribution to the borough parking fund if they cannot provide the amount of parking their business requires.
Pedestrian Struck By Truck Dies Of Injuries
RED BANK - A motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian and NJ Transit vehicle last week has resulted in the death of the pedestrian, according to police.
RB Police Arrest Man In Attempted Shooting
FREEHOLD - It was by and large a good night for Republican candidates on the county level as the GOP shored up its control of county government.
Holt Wins Re-Election In 12th
Despite what appeared to be a tight race for New Jersey's 12th Congressional District seat early in the evening, Democratic incumbent Rush Holt took the lead and won the race by approximately seven percentage points.
Nolan Wins Mayoral Race In Highlands
HIGHLANDS - Republican candidate and Highlands Borough Council President Frank Nolan defeated Democratic Councilman Christopher Francy and Independent candidate Ryan Britton last Tuesday night in the three way race for the mayor's seat.
SB Incumbents Win Re-Election
SEA BRIGHT - Republican incumbents Brian Kelly and Peggy Bills retained their seats on the Sea Bright Borough Council defeating Democratic challengers Marc Leckstein and Margaret Fisher on Tuesday night.
Federal Grants Awarded For 48 New Jersey Trails Projects
TRENTON - More than $800,000 in federal recreational trails grants have been allocated to 48 projects in New Jersey this year, and another $1 million may soon be available for 2011 projects, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced last Wednesday.
Democrats Hold Seats In RB
RED BANK - Tuesday was a tough night for Democrats in a lot of places, but not in Red Bank, noted Democratic Mayor Pasquale Menna.
NJ Transit Advises Motorists Of Upcoming Detour
NEWARK - Beginning on or about Thursday, November 11 and continuing through Friday, November 19, NJ TRANSIT will make improvements to the West Bergen Place railroad crossing in Red Bank.
Holmdel Tried Deer Hunt, Too
HOLMDEL - As Shrewsbury residents and elected officials debated whether to allow bow hunting for deer in the borough, a number of people who attended a special meeting on the issue there last Thursday mentioned Holmdel and how the township had previously permitted hunting and later abandoned it.
GOP Sweeps County Races
FREEHOLD - It was by and large a good night for Republican candidates on the county level as the GOP shored up its control of county government.