The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)

This Week's Top Stories

Highlands Bridge Re-Opens
Major construction completed on fixed span bridge
Three Faiths Quilt
Jews, Christians, and Muslims from area congregations gathered together in November to unveil tangible evidence of cooperation between the three Abrahamic faiths.
RB Postpones Settlement With Y On Kidsbridge Building
RED BANK - The Borough council postponed a vote on a settlement with the Community YMCA after a borough resident raised questions about the timing of a legal notice and questioned details of the proposed agreement.
Funding Cutbacks A Worry For Vietnam Era Center
HOLMDEL - The Vietnam Era Museum and Educational Center and the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial are located off Parkway Exit 116, adjacent to the PNC Bank Arts Center entertainment complex.
Fundraiser Helps Wounded Soldier Move Forward
The road ahead for U.S. Army Specialist Brendan Marrocco remains a long and difficult one. But there are those who have been working to raise some funds to assist the seriously wounded Marrocco as he continues to move forward with his life.
FH Council Holds Meeting At Knollwood School
FAIR HAVEN - For the second year in a row students at Knollwood Middle School had the opportunity to see how the sausage is made.
FH To Re-Bid Its Garbage Service
FAIR HAVEN - Fair Haven will continue to outsource the Borough's grounds maintenance for the next three years, but its attempt to expand the practice to garbage collection was set back several months because the bids received were "fatally flawed."
Operation Lifesaver Teaches Kids About Train Safety
LITTLE SILVER - Last Friday representatives from Operation Lifesaver, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing public education programs to prevent collisions, injuries and fatalities on and around railroad tracks and rail crossings, held a presentation for the children at Point Road School in Little Silver.
Leonardo Cell Tower Proponents Make Their Case
MIDDLETOWN - Representatives of T-Mobile made their second appearance before the Middletown Zoning Board of Adjustment on Monday night to make the case for a cellular tower in the Leonardo section of Middletown.
Seasonal Flu Shots Available By Appointment
FREEHOLD - The Monmouth County Health Department is continuing its efforts to limit the effects of the 2010-11 seasonal flu season by offering seasonal flu shots, by appointment, to county residents at its community health facilities in Asbury Park, Freehold and Hazlet.
FEMA Offers Lower Cost Insurance For Homeowners Affected By Flood Map Changes
MIDDLETOWN - Homeowners obligated to get flood insurance after federal flood elevation maps were updated last year have an opportunity to prepare and save for the full cost of the policy.