The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Brookdale Community College Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution hosted a tribute to Fort Monmouth last Saturday to honor the military installation's 95 years of service to our country.

This Week's Top Stories

Suit Filed Over Sale Of Former Children's Cultural Center
RED BANK – Two borough property owners are challenging a decision by the borough council that allows the Community YMCA to sell 51 Monmouth Street, property that the borough formerly owned.
It's A Bed-In For Peace At Monmouth Museum
LINCROFT – "Ev'rybody's talkin' 'bout Bagism, Shagism, Dragism, Madism, Ragism, Tagism This-ism, that-ism…"*
Ireland's First Woman President To Speak At Monmouth U
WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University Institute for Global Understanding is pleased to announce that its 10th annual Global Understanding Convention will be held April 4 to 8, 2011. 
Red Bank Charter School Kids Eat Well At The Salad Bar
RED BANK – Learning about good nutrition, exercise and a healthy lifestyle are lessons that students will take with them well beyond the classroom, and that's the intention of a new program at the Red Bank Charter School and the school's recently established partnership with Whole Foods supermarket.
Another Executive Suspended At Brookdale
MIDDLETOWN – Another high level Brookdale Community College administrator has been suspended from his job, a college spokesperson said this week.
Freeholders' Use Surplus To Keep County Budget Flat
SHREWSBURY – This year's county budget will not require a tax increase as freeholders opted to utilize surplus funds as part of their plan to avoid an increase.
M'Town Talks With Y Over Swim Club
MIDDLETOWN – Township officials have been talking to the Y about the future of the township-owned swim club.
Highlands High-Rise Setback
HIGHLANDS – A controversial zoning ordinance adopted several years ago by the Highlands Borough Council is invalid according to the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division.
Two Juveniles Arrested For Drug Possession In Local Park
MIDDLETOWN – Township patrol officers arrested two juveniles on charges of possession of marijuana on Friday, March 18 at approximately 6:50 p.m.
Freeholders Take Heat On BCC Controversy
SHREWSBURY – The recent controversy surrounding Brookdale Community College came to the fore during a meeting of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders here last week.
Community Garden A Great Idea, Says RB Environmental Commission Chair
RED BANK – The chair for the borough's environmental commission is hoping the Borough Council will allow a community garden, to see what can grow in the community.
Woman And Store Employee Arrested For Shoplifting At Target Store
MIDDLETOWN – An employee and a female shopper were arrested at the Target store on Highway 36 on Sunday, March 20 after store security called police in regard to an alleged shoplifting incident.