Everyone needs a little cheer these pandemic days, right? Area restaurateurs have been cooking up some special comfort food and charity to soothe souls and fill bellies amid the COVID-19 crisis. We heard recently how Chris Wood, known as Woody, owner of Woody’s Ocean Grill in Sea Bright, offered his restaurant’s menu on pay-what-you-can basis.Continue reading Retro RFH Cheerleader of Charity & Crew Cooking up Some Cheer
A Monmouth County man was arrested at his home this morning by special agents of the FBI and charged with producing and distributing images of himself sexually assaulting a child, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.Continue reading U.S. Attorney: 24-Year-Old Charged with Producing, Distributing Child Porn
Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s (RFH) Class of 2020 got its last gathering hurrah in before COVID-19 descended on the community with the high school’s annual tradition of the 100 Nights Dinner.Continue reading RFH Class of 2020: A Final Fete
They met an economic challenge and conquered it as champs.
Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s (RFH) Fed Challenge Team has been dubbed Group Champions of the High School Fed Challenge, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.Continue reading CHAMPS: RFH’s Fed Challenge Team
Distancing. It’s a necessity these days. Yet, sometimes a little distance leads to appreciation. A new perspective. A dawn. That promise of a new day. The light that reminds us that it is there as darkness falls. The light that always appears after the darkness.
Solitude can offer solace. Taking several steps back to be drenched in sunlight’s promise, a stark view, uncluttered by fear and confusion. The comfort of isolation. The embracing call of the light, close in the distance.
Sometimes a furry best friend who doesn’t know how to distance makes the view just a little sweeter, too. Rumsonite Sue Hill-Spakowski and dog Nancy took in this sunrise, sunset view at Sandy Hook’s Fort Hancock and its perspective as COVID-19 stats rose and fear enveloped the area.
Call it serenity in a snapshot. And Nancy rose with the sun on this. She just didn’t want to move for the full view. That’s OK. She was stepping into the light. Illuminated Rumson dog.
Look for the light. Embrace it. Stay safe, all!
With full plates of COVID-19 stress, area eateries’ are approaching the crisis with a plates-half-full and cups of comfort running over mentality. NJ Gov. Phil Murphy’s stay-at-home edict has prompted the closed for eat-in area delis, markets and restaurants to heap a good portion of help onto that stressed dinnerware — at a safe distance.Continue reading Area Restaurateurs Filling Plates with Comfort Food During Covid-19 Crisis
The COVID-19 message for New Jerseyans from their governor is an emphatic, simple one — Stay home!Continue reading Week’s Start: Area Covid-19 Update
Seasons change. We are currently subjected to a new season. A new normal. Spring has sprung. Few have noticed, preoccupied with fear and bloom of social distancing mandates to flatten the curve of COVID-19.Continue reading Focus: A Soothing Spring Back to Rumson in 2015
Rumson resident Monique Squeo-Bolsius, “a vibrant and beautiful 53-year old woman,” passed away on March 18 after a two-year battle with cancer.Continue reading In Memorium: Rumson Resident Monique Squeo-Bolsius, 53
Sometimes it’s just time to call in the troops. For a break. For a laugh. For a reminder of some vigilant banding together laced with fun. Times are tough right now with COVID-19 and its implications, social distancing, virtual school, stress of the unknown and known and fear … growing and waning.Continue reading Retro RFH Troops Rallying
With the edict from NJ Gov. Phil Murphy in full swing officially today, St. Patrick’s Day, Rumson-Fair Haven area eateries are also in full isolated celebration mode. They’re offering delivery and curbside pick-up for St. Paddy’s Day and to ease the stress of daily life in this new normal.Continue reading A Restricted R-FH Area St. Patrick’s Day Feast 2020
They broke a leg and got their luck. It wasn’t curtains for curtain time through final bow on the Knollwood School stage last week for Fair Haven’s fourth and fifth graders’ production of Aladdin Kids.Continue reading FOCUS: It’s Elementary; Fair Haven ‘Aladdin Kids’