The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Red Bank was aglow last Friday night as the town kicked off the holiday season with a Holiday Express concert and tree lighting.

This Week's Top Stories

NPS Terminates Remaining Agreement With Sandy Hook Partners
SANDY HOOK - The latest development of the decade-long controversy over the National Park Service's lease agreements with a private developer at Sandy Hook's historic Fort Hancock came this week as the service decided to sever its remaining agreement with the developer that governed the lease of three structures at the fort.
Heavy Rain, Wind, Wreak Havoc In Two Rivers
SEA BRIGHT - Fallen utility poles in downtown Sea Bright caused a mass power outage during high winds and rain on Wednesday afternoon.
Christie Nominates M'town's Peter Warshaw For Prosecutor
FREEHOLD - Gov. Chris Christie has tapped a Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office veteran to head up that office.
Man Charged In Black Friday Assault
MIDDLETOWN - On November 26 at approximately 3:10 a.m. police officers, working a special duty assignment at the Target store in Middletown, arrested Christopher Melchionna, age 28, from Orchard Avenue in Belford for Disorderly Conduct, Terroristic Threats, Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest.
O'Hern Bill Clears Senate
RED BANK - Daniel J. O'Hern Sr. was a man of many accomplishments who received many honors during his long career in law and government.
RB Businesses See Upturn In Holiday Shopping
RED BANK - For the small retail business owner, Black Friday just isn't what it's cracked up to be.
Thompson Family Art Gift To Red Bank Borough Education Foundation
The Stafford and Florence Thompson Family, formerly of Red Bank and now of Bedford, New Hampshire, has recently made a gift of over 30 pieces of Shona Sculpture to the Red Bank Borough Education Foundation (RBBEF).
Superior Court Seeks Youth Volunteers To Work with Juveniles in Monmouth County
The Superior Court of New Jersey, Monmouth Vicinage, seeks youth volunteers from Monmouth County between the ages of 14 and 18 to serve on one of 36 Juvenile Conference Committees (JCC).
SB's Mayor Fernandes Looks Forward To Return To Council
SEA BRIGHT - Mayor Maria Fernandes expects to be able to attend upcoming council meetings after missing a few meetings during her recuperation from a mild stroke she suffered in late September.
RiverCenter Presents Awards At Annual Meeting
RED BANK - Members of the Rivercenter Special Improvement District held their annual meeting last Monday at the Oyster Point Hotel.
FH, Matawan Mayors Make Bets On Football Championship
Foodbank will benefit if Bulldogs take the title
Rumson Settles PBA Contract
RUMSON - The Borough of Rumson and the Rumson Police Department have reached a settlement on a seven-year contract agreement and both sides are pleased.
New Jersey State History Fair Returning In 2011
TRENTON - Have you ever participated in a Revolutionary War military drill? Or had the chance to plow a furrow? What about spinning wool on a real spinning wheel?