You’ve seen them. Those little red and white flags. As Memorial Day approaches, the little memorial flags from fire companies pop up on lawns or any other fitting places to remember members who served and passed.
An announcement from the Fair Haven Fire Department mourning the death of young fellow firefighter Andrew Hill — a 2nd lieutenant of Red Bank’s Westside Hose Co. No. 1 and member of Sea Bright Fire Department — came on Sunday, hours after Hill was murdered.
“FHFD mourns the loss of Red Bank and Sea Bright Fire Dept member, Andrew Hill, who was taken from us too soon. Rest easy brother!” a Facebook message said.
The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office released the following information about the early Sunday morning homicide:
This is a test. A trial measure is in place to abate seasonally high traffic volume between Rumson and Sea Bright.
The Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge, the drawbridge which spans over the Shrewsbury River, will open less frequently, on the hour only rather than every half hour, on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays this summer season. The trial begins on Friday, May 25, and will be in effect through Sept. 3.
Spring is finally in the air again. The sun came out and dried up all the rain, summer’s coming and so are lots of beach days. And years ago, there were some RFH teens rallying to get a nude beach going on Sandy Hook. Everyone knows how that went.
A 34-year old Monmouth County woman has died as a result of being struck by a motor vehicle along Route 36 in Hazlet Monday night, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said on Tuesday.