The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
R-FH Quarterback Michael Villapiano (c) celebrates with teammates Dan Babiak (L) and Connor Riley (R) after R-FH won the Central Jersey Group II State Championship last Saturday, Dec. 4.

This Week's Top Stories

Zoners Approve 'Y' Expansion
RED BANK - Members of the borough zoning board voted unanimously to approve a revised expansion proposal submitted by the Community YMCA last Thursday, Dec. 2.
Enjoy Some Literary Café Latte At Library
SHREWSBURY - There is something new brewing at the Eastern Branch of the Monmouth County Library.
Man Arrested For M'town Burglaries
MIDDLETOWN - Township detectives arrested a Barnegat man on Tuesday, December 7 in connection with a series of residential burglaries.
Count Basie To Host "Christmas Is Love" With Nancy Scharff
Nancy Scharff has been providing comfort and inspiration with her music to people for years.
Marquee Maestro Roy McCurdy Hangs Up His Letters
RED BANK - Tony Bennett, Diana Ross, and local boys like Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi, are just a few of the show biz luminaries who have graced the stage of the Count Basie Theatre in recent years.
SB To Vote On Feral Cat Plan Dec. 21
SEA BRIGHT - As 2010 comes to an end later this month, so do the revisions to Sea Bright's feral cat ordinance.
RFH Triumph A Win For Foodbank As Well
Fair Haven, Matawan mayors' 'friendly wager' pays off
Toppled Poles a Preventable Emergency?
Sea Bright - Last week's toppling of utility poles on New Street in Sea Bright that caused major power outages and tied up the borough's emergency services for hours was "absolutely preventable" according to New Street resident Natalie Nichol.
Stars Challenge Announces Science Winners
RUMSON - The Stars Challenge, a non-profit science program for middle school students, have announced the winners of the inaugural Stars Science Competition.
RCDS Hosts Forensics Festival
Rumson Country Day School's 22nd Annual Forensics Festival was held Saturday, November 21 with 182 participants from seven New Jersey schools.
RB Planners Approve Tattoo Parlor On Newman Springs Rd.
RED BANK - A new business slated for Newman Springs Road will allow its customers to get "inked."
TV Chef And Restaurateur Lidia Bastianich At PNC
HOLMDEL - Renowned Chef and restaurateur Lydia Bastianich will be at PNC Reception Center at PNC Arts Center on Monday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m.
Home Energy Tax Credits Set To Expire
WALL - New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) is reminding homeowners that now may be the time to get home improvement projects completed (and perhaps recoup some of the costs.)
Governor Vetoes Establishment Of Full Racing Schedule
TRENTON - Governor Chris Christie today vetoed the New Jersey Racing Commission's establishment of a full standardbred and thoroughbred racing schedule for Monmouth Park and the Meadowlands, as the Administration continues its review of recommendations to end annual taxpayer subsidies for the horse racing industry and make it self-sustaining.