The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
The NJ Youth Asian Dance Troupe celebrated the coming Year of the Rabbit at Middletown Arts Center last Sunday.

This Week's Top Stories

Troop 22 Celebrates 100 Years Of Scouting
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Everything has changed in the past 100 years.
Rumson Receives Recycling Grant
FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently presented a check in the amount of $10,000 to Rumson officials recently to be used for municipal recycling services.
The Impact Of OPRA
New Jersey adopted the Open Public Records Act ("OPRA") in 2002 to make government records "readily accessible for inspection, copying, or examination by citizens of this State."
Task Force Advises Against Jail Privatization
FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Correctional Facility should not be privatized according to a recently released task force report.
Area Natives Of Egypt React To Historic Protests
Millions of Egyptian citizens have taken to the streets throughout Egypt where they have called for the immediate departure of President Hosni Mubarak from office, an office he has held for 30 years.
DPW Moving Mountains of Snow
SNOW: It seems to be everywhere.
Freeholders To Host Public Info Sessions On County Budget
FREEHOLD – The Board of Chosen Freeholders has scheduled public budget sessions to gather information from department heads as well as Monmouth County residents.
FH Names New Administrator
FAIR HAVEN – From approximately 120 applications narrowed to a pool of nearly 20 candidates, the Fair Haven Borough Council has selected Theresa Casagrande of Spring Lake Heights to fill the borough administrator position.
Repairs Scheduled For Compton's Creek Bridge
MIDDLETOWN – Work to stabilize the southwestern embankment at Monmouth County's bridge over Compton's Creek on Broadway in Port Monmouth was scheduled to begin last Monday, Jan. 31.
Robber Of FH Bank Pleads Guilty
FAIR HAVEN – A Red Bank man, charged with robbing two banks, one of them in the borough, in a week's time pleaded guilty to the robberies this week.