The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Amy Berry-Dunfee, owner of Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe on White Street in Red Bank, shows off some of the sweet hearts she's preparing for Valentine's Day shoppers.

This Week's Top Stories

West Side Academy: Still Part of RB Family
ASBURY PARK – The West Side Christian Academy, formerly located in Red Bank, hosted a "Read-in" chain featuring African American authors at its new location in Asbury Park on Monday.
Emergency Squads Train For Ice Rescues
SANDY HOOK – Members of three Bayshore region Fire and EMS organizations put a different spin on winter polar plunges by spending much of Saturday training for disasters on the ice.
"It Gets Better," RB Councilman Says On YouTube
RED BANK - Borough Councilman Edward Zipprich does believe It Gets Better.
Praise For Christie's Veto of Liberty LNG Project
It's not the end of the road, says Liberty CEO Roger Whalen
State Levels New Charges Against Former Financier Robert Brennan accused of hiding assets offshore
Former Financier Robert E. Brennan was recently released from custody after serving a federal sentence for investment fraud, but he is now facing new questions from authorities who allege that he did not disclose assets he held offshore during bankruptcy proceedings several years ago.
Fair Haven To Become 'Pink Haven' In April
FAIR HAVEN – For the past four years during the first week of May, Red Bank has morphed into Pink Bank as part of Riverview's Paint the Town Pink campaign.
Lunch Break: Steep Increase In Need
RED BANK – The staff at Lunch Break has been seeing a lot of new faces during the past year.
Developer Submits Application for Hampton Hotel in RB
RED BANK - There may soon be a new hotel at the entrance to the borough just past the Cooper Bridge.
Is There A Historic Building In Your Neighborhood?
FREEHOLD - The Monmouth County Historical Commission is accepting nominations for its annual preservation awards program that recognizes the efforts and accomplishments of residents in preserving local buildings and other structures that have historic value.
Anesthesiologist At Jersey Shore Indicted For Oxycontin Sales
FREEHOLD - A Tinton Falls anesthesiologist was indicted this week for allegedly selling prescriptions for a potent pain medication.
National Guard Militia Museum Unveils Black History Month Exhibit
SEA GIRT - The National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey (NGMMNJ) will open a Black History Month exhibit celebrating the service of New Jersey's African-American soldiers, sailors, and airmen.
Chocolate Beer Makes Debut at Basil's
RED BANK - A chocolate beer?
Wills, Probate, Guardianship: What You Need To Know
FREEHOLD, NJ – What happens if you do not properly prepare your will? Who will get the silver tea service that has been in your family for generations?