Prosecutor: Man Convicted in 2018 Animal Cruelty Case

A 36-year-old Long Branch man has been convicted of fourth-degree animal cruelty for locking an 8-month-old dog in a cage and leaving it in the rising tide in Sandy Hook Bay in July of 2018, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced on Thursday.

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Retro RFH Singers’ Song

It’s that time of the year when the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School Tower Singers sing — in concert. The Tower Singers are singing this year, of course. There will be the usual high school winter concert. But, their first gig this year will be in touring fashion to the town next door, Red Bank, on Saturday at 12:15 p.m. at Garmany.

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Police Report: Theft & Shoplifting

The following recent criminal incidents were reported by Shrewsbury police:

• There was a report of a shoplifting in the area of Shrewsbury Avenue on Nov. 21. The victim reported that merchandise was stolen.

Patrolman Kyle Ludwig is investigating.

• A shoplifting of $189 worth of merchandise from a store in the area of Broad Street was reported on Nov. 16.

Sgt. Jessica Boyd is investigating.

• There was a report of a theft in the area of Broad Street on Nov. 16. The victim reported that $550 worth of property was stolen.

Patrolman Joseph Barnicle is investigating.

• There was a report of a theft in the area of Shrewsbury Avenue on Nov. 16. The victim reported that property was stolen.

Patrolman Daniel DeCristofaro is investigating.

Prosecutor: Woman Convicted of Vehicular Homicide in 2016 Pedestrian Collision

A 50-year-old Keansburg woman who was texting while driving has been convicted of vehicular homicide in connection with a 2016 collision that resulted and took the life of 39-year-old Yuwen Wang, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced. 

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Prosecutor: Man Gets 30 Years for Aggravated Sex Assault of Child

A Monmouth County man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after his August conviction for the aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 13, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

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In Memorium: Former Rumson & Fair Haven Resident, Mary Jane Barron

Former Rumson and Fair Haven resident Mary Jane Barron died of natural causes on Nov. 6.

A longtime member of St. George’s-by-the-River Episcopal Church in Rumson, she was the first woman to have been elected warden of the church, her obituary said. In addition to being very active in the church, she was known to love spending time on the beach in Sea Bright, playing bridge and tennis and gardening.

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Focus: RFH ‘Hunchback’; After the Curtain Call

Hunchback of Notre Dame cast
Photo/RFH PAS

Another closing, another show …

They took their bows and exited stage right and down the hall to bask in the success of their show, mingle and strike a few poses. Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Tower Players’ Hunchback of Notre Dame was a success by all accounts.

The cast performed a comedic version of the show, which the audience embraced with lots of laugh-out-loud moments that were the talk of the weekend.

The show closed on Sunday to accolades and bonding moments with the cast, crew and audience.

Take a look for a glimpse into another RFH show …

Photos/courtesy of RFH PAS

Prosecutor: Juvenile to be Tried as Adult for 2017 New Year’s Eve Murder of Family

A judge has ruled that the teen who was charged in the New Year’s Eve 2017 shooting death of his mother, father, sister and step-grandmother will be tried as an adult, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Friday.

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