The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Augie Carton, left, recently co-founded the Carton Brewing Company in Atlantic Highlands with his cousin, Chris Carton. He joins Brewmaster Jesse Ferguson in sampling one of their new beers.

This Week's Top Stories

In Wake Of Stabbing, A March For Peace, Healing
RED BANK – Neighbors gathered at Pilgrim Baptist Church on Shrewsbury Avenue last Saturday afternoon to take part in "A Time of Healing," a vigil and march organized in response to the Aug. 7 stabbing death of Larry Yarbrough Jr., who had lived in the borough for much of his life.
A Delightful New Location For Fairwinds Deli
FAIR HAVEN – After 31 years at 770 River Road, Warren Abrahamsen has moved Fairwinds Deli, one of Fair Haven's most popular eateries, to a newly renovated and larger property at 798 River Road.
Saplings Mowed Down By Mistake In FH Natural Area
FAIR HAVEN – A coordinated and tireless effort to protect Fair Haven's Natural Area from the invasive Asian Bittersweet vine was virtually wiped out on a recent summer afternoon.
Shark Sightings Briefly Interrupt Summer Fun In MB, LB
MONMOUTH BEACH – Last weekend beachgoers in the vicinity of Monmouth Beach and Long Branch experienced a series of shark sightings close enough to the shore to warrant evacuating the waters.
AH's Carton Brewing Company Taps The Beer Market
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Cousins Augie and Chris Carton of Locust recently opened the doors to their independent 15-barrel brew house, Carton Brewing Company, at 6 Washington Avenue.
MU To Host Cousteau
Monmouth University has been able to offer distinguished lectures on international affairs, art, and political science for several years thanks to generous gifts from organizations and friends of the university.
Middletown Arts Center To Sponsor 9-11 Art Exhibit
MIDDLETOWN – In conjunction with the township's 10th anniversary observance remembering the 37 Middletown residents killed in the attacks on September 11, 2001, the Middletown Arts Center will host a juried art exhibit, Honoring 9-11, beginning August 25 and running through September 25.
USDA Charges Cole Bros. Circus With Animal Mistreatment
OCEANPORT – As Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars began performing under the Big Top in the parking lot of Monmouth Park racetrack on Wednesday, they were also performing under a cloud of allegations concerning the mistreatment of animals.
Red Bank Police Arrest Five Burglary Suspects
The Red Bank Police Department has arrested five individuals suspected of involvement in four separate burglaries that occurred over the past several weeks.
Diocese Of Trenton To Pay $1 Million Sexual Abuse Claim
Alleged abuser was former pastor of Precious Blood Church
Man Arrested For Lewdness In Groping Incident
MIDDLETOWN – A Middletown man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly groping himself in front of children.
Star RBR Grad Returns To Teach English For Native Spanish Speakers
Little Silver – This past June, Julio Palacios of Red Bank was honored as the 2011 top ELL (English Language Learner) student at Red Bank Regional High School.
Crab Cake Cookoff This Weekend At Monmouth Park
Oceanport – The promise of show-stopping crab cakes from the Garden State's finest restaurants and caterers will woo food lovers to Monmouth Park Racetrack on August 20th and 21st for the 5th Annual Shore Chef Crab Cake Cook-Off.
Ignite! Program Targets Jobseekers Just Starting Out
Career counseling and networking sessions to be offered
Despite Stabbings, RB Still A Safe Town, Mayor Says
Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna shared his thoughts about last weekend's violence and the Red Bank community after Wednesday's council meeting at the municipal courthouse on Monmouth St..