The Week of November 30 - December 7, 1999 (Visit our Archives)
Photo by Scott Longfield
Doing the stroll at the Monmouth County SPCA Dog Walk last Saturday at Brookdale Community College.

This Week's Top Stories

Julia Parker: A Little Silver Original
LITTLE SILVER – On the night she was born – October 26, 1899, – Julia Parker's father had to hitch up the horses and make a quick run into Red Bank to summon the family doctor back to the Parker Homestead, where five older brothers and an extended family anxiously awaited the new baby's arrival.
Atlantic Highlands Chilifest Cooks Up A Fundraising Record
The Front Porch Club of Atlantic Highlands raised over $10,000 for the Atlantic Highlands Historical Society last Saturday at the 7th annual Chilifest, which took place at the Strauss Mansion.
9/11 Memoria Dedication Set For Oct. 23
HIGHLANDS – The final step in what has been a 10-year journey for a group of dedicated volunteers and 9/11 families is scheduled for Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, a 1.7-acre municipal space in Highlands, with views of the New York City skyline.
Monmouth University Presents Historic Maritime Exhibit
WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University is pleased to present a special exhibition, "19th Century Maritime Art: Our History in Paintings" in the Pollak Theatre Gallery, October 13 to 23.
RB Proposes Regionalizing Court Operations
RED BANK – There may be a Two River Regional Municipal Court in the future if Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna can get other area municipalities to come on board.
Parker Homestead Nominated For Inclusion On State Historic Register
LITTLE SILVER – Last week, New Jersey State Review Board for Historic Sites formally recommended that the historic Parker Family Homestead be included on the state Register of Historic Places.
Planning Board Acts To Resolve Tree Controversy
RUMSON – Early in the summer, Rick Jones and Cindy Zipf, lodged a complaint with the borough concerning the removal of trees on a Navesink Ave. property adjacent to their home.
Making Art Out Of Trash
MONMOUTH BEACH – Garbage as art? You bet!
Red Bank Councilwoman Missed 8 Meetings In 2011
RED BANK – While the responsibilities of members of the governing body extend well beyond their attendance at municipal meetings, their presence at those meetings can be critical when decisions need to be made.
Lord And Taylor Home Hits Two River Area
There's a new store in the two river area where local residents can buy some of the most exclusive home furnishings.
AH Police Arrest Burglary Suspect
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Borough Police Chief Jerry Vasto announced the arrest of a suspect for the burglary and theft of jewelry taken from an East Highland Ave. home on Sept. 19.
Police In Rumson, Middletown, Report Car Thefts
RUMSON – Borough police are warning residents to secure parked vehicles, lock them and remove valuables.
Bridge Countdown Begins
RUMSON – The pending construction work for the Oceanic Bridge will present challenges for local officials and businesses.