The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Signs of Spring: The orchid show at Dearborn Farms last Saturday was a major crowd-pleaser.

This Week's Top Stories

Jersey Birdseed: The Farm To Feeder Initiative
The final shipment of the Garden State's only homegrown birdseed made its way to area stores this week.
State Grant Will Link Henry Hudson, Bayshore Trails
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – On February 3, Mayor Fred Rast III received a call from Governor Chris Christie's office informing him that the borough will receive a $150,000 Bikeway Trail grant.
Structural Problems Multiply At Sea Bright Borough Hall
SEA BRIGHT – Last May Sea Bright Borough officials noticed a large crack in the exterior southerly wall of the Borough Hall building.
Fairview Kids Jump Rope For Heart
MIDDLETOWN - Fairview School in Middletown held its annual Jump Rope For Heart day on Monday. The annual event is a fundraiser for the American Heart Association.
Middletown Files Layoff Plan With Civil Service Commission
MIDDLETOWN – The Middle town Township Committee has filed a layoff plan with the State Civil Service Commission outlining the potential elimination of 26 municipal positions, including 10 positions within the township police department.
Wind Energy Makes Waves At Urban Coastal Conference
Business, environmental interests must work together for a sustainable future
Safe And Family-Friendly: Plans For KaBoom 2011
RED BANK – The borough's Independence Day celebration will return in 2011 as a family-oriented event with much more grassroots support.
SPCA Partners With SB Feral Cat Program
SEA BRIGHT – After months of negotiation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the New Jersey Fish and Wildlife Service, the Borough of Sea Bright is set to begin taking on its feral cat population.
Affordable Housing Units Up For Resale In Holmdel
HOLMDEL – Holmdel Township has announced that there are currently several condominiums for sale at the Orchards and Palmer square affordable to low and moderate-income households.
Mtown-Highlands Consider Police Merger
HIGHLANDS – Preliminary discussions took place between Middletown Township and the Borough of Highlands regarding the possibility of merging police departments.
Just Say 'Cheese' In Red Bank
RED BANK – Monmouth Street has long been known as the Arts Corridor, but it may soon be known as the artisan corridor as well.
Four Arrested On Drug Charges At Spy House Park
Middletown – Four people were arrested on charges of possessing marijuana on Friday, February 11 in the area of the Spy House park on Port Monmouth Road.
After Budget Ax, Foundation Works To Revive RBMS Sports Programs
RED BANK – How many pancakes does it take to buy a baseball glove, rent a school bus, hire a referee?