Tag Archives: Fair Haven

Fair Haven Politics: A Civics FYI

As people go to the polls to vote in Fair Haven today, there are some facts about the borough governing body and its function and history that may have eluded many.

So, the notion in mind that an informed voter is a better voter, here are some facts that may enlighten and inspire at the polls:

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Fair Haven’s Democratic Council Candidates: A Chat with Evan Hughes

Evan Hughes
Photo/Fair Haven Democrats

In the race for the three seats that are up for grabs on Fair Haven Borough Council, six candidates are vying for the wins. Three are Republicans. Three are Democrats — all newcomers to the local political arena.

Of the Democrats, one is an RFH senior, one is a native Fair Havenite, and one is a well-known karate teacher in the borough who is seeking to fill the unexpired term (one year) of former Councilman Rowland Wilhelm. That Democrat is Evan Hughes.

Evan gave Rumson-Fair Haven Retrospect a glimpse into his background and political vision for Fair Haven in a Q&A chat … 

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Fair Haven’s Democratic Council Candidates: A Chat with Carolyn Williams

Carolyn Williams
Photo/Fair Haven Democrats

In the race for the three seats that are up for grabs on Fair Haven Borough Council, six candidates are vying for the wins. Three are Republicans. Three are newcomer Democrats.

Of the three Democrats running, one is a Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) graduate and a native Fair Havenite who came back home to live.

That native Fair Havenite is Carolyn Williams.

Carolyn gave Rumson-Fair Haven Retrospect a glimpse into her background and political vision for Fair Haven in a Q&A chat … 

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Fair Haven’s Democratic Council Candidates: A Chat with Cameron Spector

Cameron Spector
Photo/Fair Haven Democrats

In the race for the three seats that are up for grabs on Fair Haven Borough Council, six candidates are vying for the wins. Three are Republicans. Three are newcomer Democrats.

Of the three Democrats running, one is a recent Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) graduate

That RFH 2018 grad  is Cameron Spector.

Cameron Spector gave Rumson-Fair Haven Retrospect a glimpse into his background and political vision for Fair Haven, as the youngest contender for a council seat, in a Q&A chat … 

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Fair Haven’s GOP Council Candidates: A Chat with Jacquie Rice

Jaqueline Rice
Photo/courtesy of Jaqueline Rice

In the race for the three seats that are up for grabs on Fair Haven Borough Council, six candidates are vying for the wins. Three are newcomer Democrats. Three are Republicans.

Of the Republicans, one is an incumbent, one a newcomer, and one a former councilman. Newcomer to the governing body race, Jacquie Rice, is on the ballot to fill the one-year unexpired term of former Councilman Rowland Wilhelm.

Jacquie Rice gave Rumson-Fair Haven Retrospect a glimpse into her background and political vision in a Q&A chat … 

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Fair Haven’s GOP Council Candidates: A Chat with Jim Banahan

Jim Banahan
Photo/courtesy of Jim Banahan

In the race for the three seats that are up for grabs on Fair Haven Borough Council, six candidates are vying for the wins. Three are newcomer Democrats. Three are Republicans.

Of the Republicans, one is an incumbent, one a newcomer, and one a former councilman. The former councilman, Jim Banahan, is on the ballot.

Jim Banahan tells Rumson-Fair Haven Retrospect why he’s back in a little Q&A chat … 

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Focus: Favorite Halloween Haunts

It’s beginning to look a lot like Halloween. That’s because it is.

So, everywhere in the Rumson-Fair Haven area there are reminders of the spooky season. Over the years, people have outdone decorations of the past and, in some cases, never managed to measure up to those unforgettable houses many of us visited as a kid.

So, to set the mood for the day, take a look back at some the finest Rumson-Fair Haven Halloween sightings. Your favorite? What tops these haunts? Your house? Send us a photo, if you dare!

Happy Halloween! (And don’t forget to click to enlarge and scroll!)

— Photos/Elaine Van Develde

Memorial Set for Former Fair Havenite Madge Breeden, 82

Former longtime Fair Havenite Madge (Wolcott) Breeden passed away, surrounded by family, at Ocean Medical Center in Brick on Oct. 15. She was 82.

Former Fair Haven neighbors and friends flooded Facebook with condolences and memories of the Dartmouth Avenue mom and her family from back in the day.

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FH Schools Superintendent: Prognosis ‘Encouraging’ for Student Accident Victim

The following is a statement from Fair Haven Schools Superintendent Sean McNeil regarding today’s accident involving a Knollwood School student …

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Fair Haven School Officials on Accident: Stop Social Media Commentary

An accident on Hance Road in Fair Haven today involving a Knollwood school student and a vehicle prompted a flood of social media speculation and commentary.

While school officials and emergency response authorities said they are cognizant that all in the community are concerned, the comments generated on Facebook caused too much of a stir and a spread of misinformation before the facts are available from the proper sources.

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