The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
The Middletown Township Veterans Parade, Sunday, November 7

This Week's Top Stories

A Very Good Pig
"One Book, One Community" event features "Charlotte's Web"
Distracted Drivers Put Crossing Guards In Peril
RED BANK - Bucky Moran is in his second year as a borough crossing guard and likes his work. But lately, at a new post he's been getting a little worried.
Need For Foodbank Assistance Rises By 84 Percent
NEPTUNE - In a few weeks many Americans across the country will sit down with family and friends to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner.
Scharfenberger Defends His Appointment To State Planning Post
MIDDLETOWN - Less than one week after winning reelection to a third term on the Township Committee, Middletown Mayor Gerard Scharfenberger publicly acknowledged his appointment as the Executive Director of the Office for Planning Advocacy, formerly the Office of Smart Growth, a position that pays $95,000 annually.
Builder Must Replace 12 Trees
FAIR HAVEN - The Fair Haven Borough Council upheld its decision to require Foxworth Builders to replace 12 trees that were taken down at 46 Poplar Avenue to make room for two residential structures on a subdivided property despite a plea from Spencer Foxworth to reduce the number of replacement trees to 10.
Struck By Truck, RB Pedestrian 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.
Republicans Retain Majority On AH Council
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS - The two Republican incumbents easily won re-election to the Borough Council on Tuesday, Nov. 2, ensuring another year of a 4-2 GOP control.
Vacant Home An 'Attractive Nuisance'
FAIR HAVEN - Last Thursday afternoon the Fair Haven Fire Department responded to a small fire at a vacant home on River Road.
Prevention First To Honor Mickey & Diane Gooch
OCEAN TOWNSHIP - On Saturday, January 22, 2011 at Navesink Country Club in Middletown, Prevention First will be honoring Mickey and Diane Gooch for their dedication and generosity to area charitable organizations.