Our Retro Pic of the Day is a sort of “gratitude journal” reprise from an original 2015 post in honor of the short-lived Valentine’s Day ice storm.
Chill out with thaw and the reminder that, though it is pretty cold outside, and it’s been a pretty snowy, icy February, it could be worse.
This, albeit blurry, instamatic camera shot from December of 1973 takes us back to what we referred to as The Big Ice Storm of ’73.
Limbs of trees, coated in very pretty, but dangerous, icicles were snapping all over the place. So were electrical lines. So were adults’ nerves.
As kids, however, we thought it was pretty cool. We were unfazed. We went out with our instamatic cameras and posed for pics. In reality, it was pretty treacherous.
Take a look back to a Fair Haven ice storm scene. Remember?
Edna J. (Pomphrey) Ruscio, who spent 87 years of her 92-year life in Rumson, passed away peacefully at the home she loved on Feb. 12. She had just celebrated her 92nd birthday on Jan. 29.
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Former longtime Little Silver resident and Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High (RFH) School Class of 1952 graduate Phyllis Ann Darragh passed away on Feb. 10 at her son’s home in Windham, NH. She was 87.
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A former Long Branch elementary school teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old student, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.
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