Prosecutor: Woman Dies from Injuries Sustained in Wednesday Accident

A 76-year old woman died and her passenger was critically injured as the result of a multi-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Prosecutor: Teens Get 25, 10 Years for Child’s Killing

A pair of Monmouth County teens have been sentenced to prison for their roles in the February shooting death of a 10-year-old, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced on Friday.

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Prosecutor: Pedestrians Injured in Crash; Two Children Critical

A 59-year-old woman and two children were severely injured after being struck by a motor vehicle in Keyport on Tuesday afternoon, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Prosecutor: Fire Dept. Treasurer Sentenced for Stealing $40K

A former area fire department treasurer was sentenced on Friday for stealing more than $40,000 during her tenure, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Sentenced to 6 Years for Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Materials

An Oceanport man has been sentenced to a six-year prison term in connection with the distribution of child sexual abuse materials, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: 22-Year-Old Faces 40 Years After Pleading Guilty to 2017 Manslaughter, Armed Robbery

An Ocean Township man pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated manslaughter and armed robbery in connection with the 2017 killing of Trupal Patel, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Friday.

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Focus: Power of People 2018

People. People put the power of place into perspective. They pull us back into places we remember, milestones. They set us soaring toward our dreams, reaching for our own stars. They bring us down to Earth. They anchor us, our memories, our life journeys.

So, in honor of bringing the people in our lives, our communities, all into focus on the journey of one year in the Rumson-Fair Haven area, we offer a glimpse at the people around us in 20018. Relive. Remember. Treasure.

Happy New Year! Be sure to stop, take a look at the faces around you and embrace the memories created in 2019 …

Take a look back (and don’t forget to CLICK to ENLARGE!)

— Elaine Van Develde

Focus: Power of Place 2018

There’s a lot to be said about the importance of place in people’s lives. It defines us in many ways. It brings us comfort. It triggers memories. It is a bookmark in our hearts. Oftentimes that important place is home.

So, to pay homage to the profound power of place in the Rumson-Fair Haven area, home, we offer a glimpse back to significant places of 2018 and many decades preceding it.

Happy New Year! Take a look and let the photos give a tug at your heartstrings. Remember.

(Oh, and don’t forget to click on each photo to enlarge and get the full view!)

— Elaine Van Develde