The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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The First Presbyterian Church at Red Bank held its first "Race for Haiti's Children" 5K last Saturday, April 2.

This Week's Top Stories

World Heads Toward "Clash Of Civilizations," Says Former Irish President
Mary Robinson speaks at Monmouth University
Vixens Roll Into Red Bank
An eclectic group of women in the area, from college students to new AARP members, have found an outlet for exercise, friendship and competitive fun in roller derby.
Shrewsbury DPW Retiree Won't Miss The Blizzards
SHREWSBURY – As Richard "Frank" Clark packs up and prepares to retire this week after nearly 40 years with the borough's Department of Public Works, there are things he will miss, he said. But there is something he won't. "Snowstorms," he said, and its inevitable consequence – snowplowing.
Owner Of NJ-Based Construction Company Sentenced For Fraud
NEWARK – The president of New Jersey-based commercial construction company Designline Construction Services was sentenced today to 25 months in prison for engaging in two different criminal conspiracies aimed at defrauding Charlie Brown's Acquisition Corporation and P.C. Richard & Son Corporation, respectively, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
OOPS! SB Smart Growth Plan Eliminated Library
SEA BRIGHT – At the March 1 Borough Council meeting, plans for beachfront redevelopment that have been in the works for the better part of a decade were initially approved to begin state review and permit processing.
Rechnitzes Give Riverview $5 Million
RED BANK – Riverview Medical Center today announced a $5 million charitable contribution to the Medical Center from Dr. and Mrs. Robert Rechnitz.
Developer Riled Up Over Red Bank Red Tape
RED BANK – A developer of two projects on the west side of Red Bank told the mayor and borough council of his frustration and anger caused by his attempts to do business in the borough.
Cangemi, Mizzi Seek Seats On Red Bank Council
RED BANK – This year's candidates for borough council are familiar names to Red Bank voters on both the Democrat and Republican sides.
Despite Cuts, Middletown Taxes To Rise By Three Percent
MIDDLETOWN – The Middletown Township Committee plans to spend almost six-percent less this year than in 2010, despite rising costs.
Red Bank's Parks Recently Seeded
RED BANK – Councilman Edward Zipprich, who serves as liaison to the Public Works Department, and Councilwoman Juanita Lewis, who serves as liaison to the Parks and Recreation Department, have announced that the recent warm weather has offered the opportunity for the Borough's parks to be seeded in preparation for the upcoming season.
Borough Adopts Resolution Opposing NJNG Work
RED BANK – The mayor's objection to NJ Natural Gas's plan to install above ground equipment throughout much of the borough business district took on a formal edge last week when the council adopted a resolution opposing the plan by a vote of 5-0.
Little Silver Residents Oppose Snow Clearing Ordinance
LITTLE SILVER – The snow may be gone but its recent impacts brought residents out to the borough council meeting on Monday night to complain about a proposed sidewalk clearing ordinance.
Fernandes To Retire
SEA BRIGHT – At Monday night's borough council meeting Sea Bright Mayor Maria Fernandes officially announc ed that she would not seek re-election as mayor when her term expires at the end of this year.
Restaurant's Neighbors Unhappy About Losing Privacy
MIDDLETOWN – The recent opening of MJ's Pizza Bar and Grill in Middletown on Route 35 North was nothing new to residents of the area.