The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)

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AH Council Hosts Info Session For Borough Residents
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – In a departure from the formality of a typical council meeting, the borough governing body held an informal information session for borough residents at the Shore Casino Tuesday night, complete with light refreshments and a cash bar.
Promoters Hit Pavement At Red Bank Street Fair
Over 100 venues at the Red Bank Street Fair on Sunday were set up for promoters to tout their events, brand, and services to thousands of Red Bank area residents who attended to attend the street fair in Downtown Red Bank.
Steering The Queen Through NY Harbor
"It's like navigating the Garden State Parkway at rush hour…"
County Engineer: NJDOT Dragging Feet On Oceanic Bridge Proposal
RUMSON – Three years of inaction by the New Jersey Department of Transportation hasn't changed anyone's mind about the preferred design for the replacement of Oceanic Bridge.
Judge Dismisses Suit Over Sale Of Children's Cultural Center
FREEHOLD –  In a court ruling last Thursday, Superior Court Judge Patricia Del Bueno Cleary threw out a challenge to a settlement between the Borough of Red Bank and the Community YMCA over a building at 51 Monmouth St. formerly known as the Children's Cultural Center.
Career Center Helps Job Seekers, Employers Make Connections
EATONTOWN – With a record number of people looking for jobs these days, the Monmouth County One-Stop Career Center is working hard to help their clients find employment.
RB Woman Rescued From Burning Home
RED BANK – A fire at a west side home on Sunday which resulted in a woman suffering severe burns, has been determined to be accidental.
DEP Approves Oyster Restoration Project At Earle
Keyport – The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has approved a permit allowing the New York/New Jersey Baykeeper to place oyster cages at Naval Weapons Station Earle.
Little Silver Removes Age Restriction From Proposed Development, With Conditions
LITTLE SILVER – At a regular meeting of the planning board Tuesday night, planners approved a developer's request to remove the age restriction from a previously ok'd 55 or older townhouse development proposal, with a series of conditions.
RFH HS Named Blue Ribbon School
The U.S. Department of Education has named Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School.
RB Councilwoman To Seek 11th District Assembly Seat
RED BANK – The county Democratic organization made a last minute shift on the ballot for the 11th District Assembly race, naming a borough councilwoman to fill a vacancy.
Monmouth County To Launch New Prescription Drug Savings Program
FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Financial Marketing Concepts Inc., (FMC) planned to announce a new prescription drug discount program at the Division of Aging, Disabilities and Veterans Services Office on Aging, 21 Main & Court Center, Freehold, NJ  07728 on Thursday, Sept. 22, after The Two River Times™.
Monmouth University Celebrates Annual Founders' Day
West Long Branch – Monmouth University will host its annual Founders' Day celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 12, with a Convocation ceremony beginning at 2:15 p.m. in Pollak Theatre.
Red Bank Register Photos On Display At County Library
A collection of 40 photographs that appeared in the now-defunct Red Bank Register newspaper in the early 1980s will be on display in October at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive in Manalapan.
Park Service To Hold Public Hearing On Parking Fee Increase
LONG BRANCH – Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. announced last Friday that the National Park Service has responded to his request to hold a public input session on the proposed fee increases at Sandy Hook.