The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Veteran ice boater Dan Abrams awaits the wind on the frozen Navesink last Tuesday, Jan. 11.

This Week's Top Stories

Blizzard A Budget Buster For Red Bank
RED BANK - The borough administrator estimated the cost of the storm cleanup in Red Bank at almost half a million dollars.
Freeholders, Sheriff, Sworn In At Reorganization Meeting
FREEHOLD - With a shored up majority, the Republican controlled Monmouth County Board of Freeholders held its reorganization meeting last Thursday at the county's Biotechnology High School, 5000 Kosloski Road.
Two River Eye Docs Volunteer In Africa
A dedicated group of local ophthalmologists will leave for 14 days in Senegal, West Africa January 20th to treat cataracts and eye diseases. It's their 13th humanitarian mission since 2007.
Ice Sports Lure Beginners To Howell For 'Learn To Skate' Day
Last Saturday, January 8, more than 100 people of all ages tried their hand - or their feet - at ice skating at Ice World, a new ice sports facility in Howell.
Attack In Arizona Reverberates Around The Nation
Last Saturday's shooting of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, the killing of federal Judge John Roll, the murder of a nine-year-girl and other innocent bystanders killed and wounded, has reverberated across the nation.
Arizona Shootings: A Culture In Crisis?
TUCSON, AZ - Last Friday, the night before Jared Loughner attempted to assassinate U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and killed six people while wounding 14 others, Dr. Dennis Embry, President and CEO of PAXIS Institute in Tucson, returned home from a week-long workshop where he and his team provided 20 school districts across the country with the tools designed to prevent this kind of tragedy from occurring.
Absent? Yes, But Sea Bright Mayor Makes Presence Felt At Reorg Meeting
SEA BRIGHT - While Sea Bright Mayor Maria Fernandes was unable to attend the Borough Council's reorganization meeting last Saturday morning; she was not absent from the proceedings.
Man Arrested On Drug Charges After Motor Vehicle Stop
MIDDLETOWN - Middletown police arrested a Pennsylvania man for possession of a controlled dangerous substance on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at approximately 12:56 a.m.
Middletown Teens Arrested For Possession Of Marijuana
MIDDLETOWN - Two juveniles were arrested on charges of marijuana possession Jan. 8 after police stopped their vehicle for having a broken brake light.
RB Officials Reach Pay Raise Agreement With Employee Union
RED BANK - The union representing many of the borough's employees has reached an agreement with borough officials that will allow for modest pay increases retroactive to last year.
Fort Monmouth Restoration Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled January 20
FORT MONMOUTH - The next Fort Monmouth Restoration Advisory Board meeting is scheduled here at Gibbs Hall, 2000 Tinton Falls Avenue, at 7 p.m., Thursday, January 20.