Longtime Red Bank fireman and former councilman John “Ray” Weston passed away on Monday. A service is set for late Thursday afternoon.Continue reading In Memoriam: Longtime Red Bank Fireman, Former Councilman, Ray Weston
A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 19 years in state prison on Wednesday after his conviction in February for the 2016 robbery of an Ocean Township AT&T store, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.Continue reading Prosecutor: 2016 AT&T Store Robber Gets 19 Years
A 25-year-old area man is facing numerous charges of animal cruelty after 13 dogs were seized from his care due to alleged neglect, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.Continue reading Prosecutor: 25-Year-Old Man Charged with Animal Cruelty
Former Sea Bright resident and area chiropractor, Dr. William Joseph Kelly, of Middletown, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on Sept. 17.Continue reading In Memoriam: Area Chiropractor, Dr. Bill Kelly, 52
The former regional manager of three Asbury Park establishments has been arrested and charged with second-degree theft after allegedly stealing more than $400,000 from the business, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.Continue reading Prosecutor: Former Asbury Park Hotel, Lanes & Ocean Club Regional Manager Charged with $400K Theft
A reprise of a cheery Retro Pic of the Day, originally posted in September of 2016, in honor of the spirit of football for the pint-and-a-half sized of the Rumson-Fair Haven area …
Can we have a retro cheer for the football season of a pandemic kind ahead?
A drug ring source responsible for distributing mass quantities of heroin and cocaine in the Bayshore area of Middletown, as well as spots in Middlesex County, has admitted to his part in the narcotics conspiracy, a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice said.Continue reading U.S. Attorney: Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Middletown Heroin, Cocaine Distribution Ring
A former bookkeeper of The Atlantic Club has been sentenced to three years in prison for pilfering a substantial amount of money from the business for a five-year period, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.Continue reading Prosecutor: Former Health Club Bookkeeper Gets 3 Years for Embezzling
Pandemic cheer. A reprise Retro Pic of the Day, originally posted on Sept. 14, 2016 in the spirit of the last official day of summer, knowing that the summer spirit never truly ends for the Rumson-Fair Haven area young and forever young at heart …
With the start and end of local summer and school (in or out of the classroom), students’ thoughts naturally turn to warmth and freedom. They start to daydream.
And as it gets cooler outside, those daydreams tend to have a festive tropical island motif — well, this one anyway.
Back in the 1970s, RFH students, or a gaggle of guys, anyway, manifested those thoughts of warmer beach days, among other valiant party pursuits, into a club — The Caribbean Club.
These guys beached it in Sea Bright or somewhere along the Shrewsbury River throughout the school year. Leaving behind their bathing trunks, clad in those classic RFH button down shirts, sometimes flannel, sweaters, Levis and topsiders, the dozen of these senior dudes sought sunsets on the Shrewsbury, beer (yes, beer), parties and a proper “bon voyage for seniors embarking on the cruise of life,” so goes the description of the club in the 1975 RFH Yearbook.
Well, they did have a charitable mission. They sponsored Halloween and Christmas parties.
Somehow we’re thinking that this club would have never cut it in this era, much less made it to the yearbook touting a partying prowess. So, “Cheers!” to the Caribbean Club of yesteryear and its daydreaming days.
You guys are truly RFH policy antiques.
Who knows where the Caribbean Club hosted its most notable parties? Were you there?
— Elaine Van Develde
Longtime Fair Haven resident Robert Joseph Keenan passed away unexpectedly at Riverview Medical Center on Sept. 17.Continue reading In Memoriam: Longtime Fair Havenite Bob Keenan
The following recent criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Shrewsbury police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.Continue reading Police Report: $50K Vehicle Theft, ID Theft, Burglary, Harassment, DUI
Well, it seems that the boogeyman of the Fair Haven Youth Center basement didn’t eat kindergarten a.m. class.Continue reading Retro Kindergarten A.M. Class Act