The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
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Diners dig in to the star attraction at the Highlands Clamfest last Saturday.

This Week's Top Stories

Officials Arrest Two For Murder On Bank Street
RB neighborhood shaken by crime
Middletown Lawyer Debuts Play At Fringe Festival
MIDDLETOWN – That black and white world of shadows, of rising cigarette smoke, of flawed and damaged protagonists and the femme fatales who lead them astray, the world of film noir, has always held a special fascination for Stanley Werse.
RB Teens Promote "Honk For Peace"
It was a busy Monday evening in downtown Red Bank when eight Red Bank Regional High School students waved signs "Honk for Peace" to local drivers on Front Street.
Proposed Development Would Increase Traffic Congestion, Say Lincroft Neighbors
MIDDLETOWN – The planning board heard further testimony last Wednesday from representatives of Four Winds Center Associates, a development firm that is seeking approval to construct a mix of 342 affordable and market rate residential units on a 68-acre property at the Middletown-Lincroft Road and West Front Street intersection in the Lincroft section of the township.
More Middle Class Residents Struggling To Keep Homes
Caseloads rising at Affordable Housing Alliance
Fair Haven Submits Grant Application For Improvements To Fair Haven Fields
FAIR HAVEN – It usually takes a good amount of time (and patience) for Fair Haven initiatives to advance, but decisions eventually get made and projects do get done.
Monmouth Beach Ordinance Will Fund Borough's Share Of Beach Replenishment
MONMOUTH BEACH – The Borough Commission has adopted an ordinance funding the borough's share of the cost for sand replenishment along a mile and a half stretch of beach in town.
Fort Monmouth Commissary To Close In September
FORT MONMOUTH – Despite the efforts of local lawmakers, when Fort Monmouth closes its doors next month so too will the fort's commissary.
Man Charged In '09 Double Murder Arrested For DUI
RED BANK – A co-defendant charged in a 2009 double homicide in Red Bank was arrested last Thursday in Middletown for Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving according to a Middletown Police Department press release.
Kyrillos Bill For Shadow Lake Dredge Funds Ok'd By Christie
MIDDLETOWN – Legislation signed by Governor Chris Christie last week makes it possible for Middletown officials to take steps toward dredging Shadow Lake, a project that until last week had been characterized as cost prohibitive by the township committee.
Monmouth Beach To Solicit Bids For Streetscape Project
MONMOUTH BEACH – The long-awaited Beach Road streetscape project took a big step toward becoming a reality when the Borough Commission authorized the solicitation of bids for the work at its August meeting on Tuesday.