The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Chris Buono performs a Jeff Beck tribute at the 14th annual Brookdale Guitar Show last Sunday.

This Week's Top Stories

Hearings Conclude On RB Development Proposal
RED BANK – Zoning Board hearings on an application by GS Realty to construct a large residential project at Monmouth and West streets concluded last Thursday with comments from proponents of the project, board members and the public.
A Great Day For Ducks!
FAIR HAVEN – After a highly publicized debate, the Fair Haven Borough Council ruled that Nikki Vuille could keep her pet ducks and granted her a waiver under the borough's non-domestic animal ordinance, with several conditions.
Veterans Clinic To Remain Open
FORT MONMOUTH – While the closing of Fort Monmouth is a mere five months away, through the efforts of elected officials, two facilities at the fort that serve area veterans and retirees may continue.
Redistricting Makes For Musical Chairs
The legislative redistricting map that will govern the political landscape for the next ten years moves several Monmouth County towns to new districts, and some area legislators are moving as well.
FH To Revisit Tree Ordinance
FAIR HAVEN – After the duck question was answered on Monday night, the Borough Council launched into its next pressing concern, trees.
DEP Proposes 'Common Sense' Rules For Beach Access
TRENTON – Last week, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection formally proposed new "common sense" rules to improve public access to New Jersey beaches.
Candidates File For Borough Council Run In AH
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Three Democrats and three incumbent Republicans will vie for the two open seats and one mayoral seat on the borough council in November.
Several Two River Officeholders Opting Out Of Municipal Races
Several area incumbents holding municipal office have decided not to run for reelection this November.
Former Mater Dei Dean, Coach Arrested For Sexual Assault
MIDDLETOWN – A former dean of students and soccer coach at Mater Dei High School was arrested last Tuesday on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office confirmed on Wednesday.