A Monmouth County man is facing criminal charges following a shooting incident in Keansburg late Saturday night, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Monday.Continue reading Prosecutor: 20-Year-Old Facing Criminal Charges After Saturday Shooting
Well, the weather is fine, unofficial summer has started and Sea Bright beaches are filled with RFHers.
It’s the start of seasonal fun and antics for RFH students on vacation or even on their last summer hurrah together before college.
So, the Retro Pic of the Day offers a peek back at some simple summer fun on the beach somewhere in Sea Bright, no doubt, with RFH buddies in the late 1970s, possibly the summer of ’80.
These guys thought it would be fun to make a cheerleader-style pyramid at the water’s edge. Remember those? And what resulted was what usually did. The antics and clowning around turned into a laugh fest and balancing act.
Wonder who fell first! Guesses, anyone?
This classic summer snapshot back in time comes from Rumsonite Paul Hughes’ photo collection. No one’s sure who took it, but there are a lot of familiar faces here.
This is a repeat Retro Pic of the Day from June of 2016, but it’s a classic worth a second run, just in case you missed it last time …
— Elaine Van Develde
Yes, real summer’s on the horizon.
So, the Retro Pic of the Day, courtesy of Jo Ann Slocum Mazzucca, is a rare shot of some folks hanging out on the old pier (or dock) at Victory Park in Rumson with what was the bridge that connected Rumson to Middletown — what became the Oceanic Bridge — in the background.
According to Slocum Mazzucca, “My grandmother Lillian Turnbull Slocum is the far left with her hands folded. The picture was taken on the old pier (dock) at Victory Park in Rumson. Picture is about 75 years ago.”
Anyone remember the old pier/dock at Victory Park? Is this where the Barnacle Bill’s dock is now? How about those swim suits and dresses?
Many thanks to Jo Ann Slocum Mazzucca for this gem from her family photos!
Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) graduate, chef, radio host and author extraordinaire Chef Rossi has had a double heaping helping of notoriety lately. And it’s not junk food — more like sweet gourmet success to savor.Continue reading Scene Around: Cooking Up a Recipe for Success with RFH Grad Chef Rossi
Well, it’s half past RFH prom time. We know that some prom traditions prevail. Others do not.
One thing’s for sure, though, and that’s the prom fact that all good prom-goers gather before they set out for their quality prom time.
Sometimes there are photos on the lawn. Other times there are photos by the limo. Sometimes there is no limo. Other times there are corsage-pinning snapshot moments. Sometimes family is involved in the picture-perfect moment. Other times, it’s just the prom teens.
This snapshot back in time was one of those pre-prom teens only moments … on a sofa … at an informal gathering at someone’s house.
The year was 1975 and the girls were all gussied up in pastels, the original color print shows. The guys are there, but a bit camouflaged by their laptop dates.
And sometimes life takes a turn from the pre-prom couch pose to the marriage alter. Guess which of these RFH prom couples ended up married?
Recognize these RFH couples? Your favorite pre-prom event?
Thanks to Kathy Richards Golden for this retro RFH gem!
Longtime Rumsonite and Vietnam War vet Benjamin A. Bailey passed away on May 10 after a short, heroic battle with an aggressive form of cancer. He was 68.Continue reading In Memorium: Longtime Rumsonite, Benjamin A. Bailey, 68
Take the time to share your love and blessings with those around you. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Finally, please don’t forget to call your mother! She worries!The family of Doris Becker Crow
Share love. Be kind. Understand. Call your mother. Those were mantras that Doris Becker Crow emulated. The longtime Rumson mom and Marco Island, Florida resident passed away at 89 at her Rumson home on May 31 surrounded by her three boys.Continue reading In Memorium: Rumson Mom, Doris Becker Crow, 89
Two men and a juvenile are charged with attempted murder and other offenses following an exchange of gunfire in Neptune, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said.Continue reading Prosecutor: Two Men & Juvenile Charged with Attempted Murder
Once upon a time, in those school days right before summer, when Knollwood School kids gathered on Sportsman’s Field for, well, some Field Day fun, let’s just say it was a bit hard to keep them focused.
A motorcyclist has died as the result of a collision with a construction vehicle Monday morning in Neptune Township, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said.Continue reading Prosecutor: Motorcyclist Dies in Collision
Friday was a day for hundreds of area residents, elected officials, business owners, volunteers championing environmental action to gather with Clean Ocean Action (COA) at Bayshore Waterfront Park, in the Belford section of Middletown, and call on NJ Gov. Phil Murphy to permanently deny all permits for the Williams Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Pipeline.
Clean Ocean Action maintains that the 23.4-mile project would “rip Raritan Bay in half, contaminate waters, kill marine life and destroy decades of efforts to improve waterways.”Continue reading Clean Ocean Action: The Anti-Fracking Fight & the NESE Pipeline
The following April criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Fair Haven police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.Continue reading Fair Haven Police Report: DWI, Theft, Fraud, Harassment, ID Theft