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

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Embattled BCC President Files For Retirement
Suspended and under investigation, Peter F. Burnham submits letter of intent to retire
A Big Story For College Paper
LINCROFT – The president of Brookdale Com munity College is placed on leave without pay and an investigation is launched to examine questionable procedures in the president's office.
Two Crew Teams Called RFH, Neither Sanctioned By School
FAIR HAVEN – Beginning next week, weather permitting, students from Rumson and Fair Haven will begin training on the Navesink River for the upcoming rowing season.
A Two River Welcome For Irish Shore
Irish culture shouldn't be just about renditions of "When Irish Eyes are Smiling," shamrock tee-shirts and marching bagpipe bands in St. Patrick's Day parades.
"Green" Building Set To Rise On First Avenue In AH
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – A mixed-use project soon to be constructed on First Avenue will be different from its neighbors in several ways, notes one of the principals in the development.
M'Town Committee Seeks Funding For Shadow Lake Dredging
MIDDLETOWN – The Middletown Township Committee passed a resolution on Monday night to file an application with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to fund the Shadow Lake Restoration project.
M'Town Library Board To Meet Wednesday On Surplus Request
MIDDLETOWN – Attorneys for the Middletown Township Committee and the Middletown Municipal Library recently met to discuss the request made by the governing body that the library return a portion of its surplus to help offset potential layoffs facing the township.
BCC Board "Shirked Its Responsibility," Says Curley
MIDDLETOWN – In the aftermath of embattled college president Peter Burnham's decision on Tuesday to seek retirement from Brookdale Community College, the Monmouth County freeholder who raised issue with some of the president's expenditures and job perks, said on Wednesday that Burnham's removal isn't enough and the entire board of trustees and its legal counsel should go.
Man Arrested On Drug Charges After Motor Vehicle Check
MIDDLETOWN – A Port Monmouth man was arrested on Tuesday, March 8 on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Enjoy An Irish Afternoon With Ceol Milis
RED BANK – NovelTeas and Coffee, 78 Bridge Avenue, will present an Irish afternoon this Sunday, March 13 from 2-5 p.m. The event, which is co-sponsored by IrishShore.org, will feature a performance by Ceol Milis.
Pick Up Some Chicks At Rick's Saddle Shop
CREAM RIDGE – Rick's Saddle Shop is pleased to announce their 2011 Chick Days, providing poultry raising resources to the Cream Ridge community March 1 through April 30, 2011.
Highlands To Host St. Pat's Parade
The Highlands Fire Department will host their second ever Post St. Patrick's Day Parade Party Fundraiser at the Firehouse Station on Saturday, March 19 from 3-8 p.m.