The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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The Red Bank Volunteer Fire Dept. extinguished a "totally involved" car fire on West Front St. on March 20.

This Week's Top Stories

The Parkers Of Little Silver
LITTLE SILVER – Julia Parker's remarkable history of more than 300 years of life on the family's historic homestead off Harrison Avenue that dates back to the 1660s can alternately bring a smile to the lips or a tear to the eye.
Library Surplus To Help Middletown Avoid Further Layoffs
MIDDLETOWN – The township committee and the municipal library board of trustees have reached an agreement regarding the committee's request for a return of surplus funds from the library to the township.
Partner In Former RB Nightclub Indicted For Theft By Deception
FREEHOLD – A partner in a former popular Red Bank restaurant and nightspot was indicted last week on charges he allegedly bilked a local bank branch out of nearly $100,000.
AH To Partner With SPCA On Feral Cat Program
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The borough council is following the lead of neighboring towns and seeking to manage their feral cat population.
RB Objects To Gas Plan
RED BANK – A NJ Natural Gas plan to replace aging equipment has upset the local business alliance and has the mayor seeing red.
To Resolve Suit, SB Creates Multi-Family Housing District
SEA BRIGHT – The Sea Bright Borough Council adopted an ordinance Tuesday night that creates a new multi-family housing district in the northern end of town.
Atlantic Highlands First Aid Kicks Off Fund Drive
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The Atlantic Highlands First Aid & Safety Squad, which for more than 80 years has been providing dedicated service to the community, is turning to residents for its annual fund drive.
Woman Found Dead In Neighbor's Yard
MONMOUTH BEACH – An elderly woman who lived on Wesley Street was found dead in a neighbor's yard last month after apparently spending a good part of the night outside, according to police.
LS Police Make Drug Arrests
LITTLE SILVER – A joint operation between the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office and borough police last week resulted in the arrest of a borough resident for allegedly trafficking in illegal prescription pain medications, and the arrest of another man for allegedly attempting to purchase the drugs.
Red Bank Budget Projects Tax Increase Of 2.6 Cents
RED BANK – At a regular meeting last Wednesday, the borough council introduced its 2011 budget, which calls for a 2.6 cent municipal tax increase to fund the $19.9 million budget.
Little Silver Budget Calls For 1.3 Cent Tax Increase
LITTLE SILVER – The borough council introduced its 2011 budget last Monday. If approved as drafted, the average homeowner will see a $65 increase in property taxes in the coming year.
RB Council Considers 'Open For Business' Committee
RED BANK – Borough Councilman Michael R. DuPont wants everyone to know that Red Bank is "open for business."