The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Remembering the Big Man, Clarence Clemons, 1942-2011

This Week's Top Stories

Fort Monmouth's Monuments: Some To Go, Some To Stay
FORT MONMOUTH – Among the many questions surrounding the eventual closure of Fort Monmouth is what will happen to the 141 monuments that pepper the landscape.
Shrewsbury School Creates A Rain Garden
SHREWSBURY – Students from Shrewsbury Borough Elementary School's gifted and talented program celebrated the completion of their rain garden project last Tuesday.
A New Location, New Publisher For TRT™
RED BANK – Two River Times™ owners Mickey and Diane Gooch announced last Friday that Ellen McCarthy will take over the role of publisher of their award-winning weekly newspaper.
RB Kids Get In The Swim At The Y
RED BANK – It was a nice day for a swim last Thursday as the temperature climbed into the 90s. But to the kids who were taking a plunge athe Y last week, any day in the pool is a good one.
Legendary E Street band member Clarence Clemons died on Saturday, June 18 at the age of 69. In an essay written a few day's before Clarence's death, his lifelong friend, Normal Seldin, recalled his friendship with the Big Man.
Prayers For The Big Man, A Friend For Over 40 Years
For over 40 years Clarence "Big Man" Clemons and I have stayed closer than most people realize. The person who brought back the tenor saxophone to the world is now in need of everyone's prayers and best wishes.
Red Bank Sends A Message
More police, heavier penalties await troublemakers at fireworks
Red Bank Sends A Message
More police, heavier penalties await troublemakers at fireworks
Hearings Conclude On DEP Beach Access Plan
TRENTON – The public hearings have been held and the written comments have been received; all that's left to do is wait for a decision by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection on its proposed new beach access rules.
Red Bank Council, Community Garden Committee At Odds On Site Choice
RED BANK – The Red Bank Borough Council and members of the Community Garden Committee have been at loggerheads for the last couple of months over choosing the best possible location for a community garden.
SB Administrator To Retire
SEA BRIGHT – After more than 30 years with the borough Sea Bright Borough Administrator Maryanne Smeltzer is calling it a career and will step down from her position with the borough on June 30.
Landlords Slam RB Rent Control Ordinance
RED BANK – "We're just asking for a fair shake," real estate broker John Bowers told the governing body June 8 after complaining that the borough's longstanding rent control ordinance is creating a burden for the town's landlords.