Twenty-eight Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) graduates have been selected for induction into the high school’s Athletic Hall of Fame.Continue reading RFH to Induct New Members Into Athletic Hall of Fame
Sometimes the reflection at the waterfront in the Rumson-Fair Haven area is a mirror glass one. Still. Vivid. A picture with a clear message staring back at you from beneath.
It’s a picture of calm insight. It’s casting back of a similar scene with something new to see in the frame freeze of the water. Reflection. It gives you the chance to see more … without the blindness that the light can bring.
Take a look and find your own retrospective view …
— Photos/Elaine Van Develde
“The Rumson Police Department is mourning the loss of Retired Chief Richard ‘Rick’ Tobias.
“For several years, Chief Tobias served as juvenile officer for the PD. His efforts changed the paths of countless members of Rumson’s youth for the better.
“Chief Tobias was known for his big heart and willingness to help anyone in need. He was a great asset to the community and will be missed.”Rumson Police Department
It’s the story of a retired police chief, an officer on the Rumson beat for many years who passed away on Jan. 18 at 67 after a heroic battle with cancer. And there’s always an image to illustrate a story.Continue reading Remembering Rumson Police Chief ‘Rick’ Tobias
Photos by Kathy Robbins … Slideshow by Elaine Van Develde
It’s an honored, good time tradition. The Fair Haven Fire Department recently had its Installation Dinner. Every New Year, new line officers are officially installed and honored and outgoing officers and members are honored in a thank you dinner dance.
Longtime former Rumsonite, Richard “Dick” Molke, passed away on Dec. 27, 2019, his wife of more than 70 years, Louise Gentles Molke, by his side. He was 93.Continue reading In Memorium: 50-Year Rumson Resident Dick Molke, 93
You haven’t truly gone home in Fair Haven until you’ve had a quality pop-in hug, chat and cup o’ Joe with Trudi Williams at Booskerdoo.Continue reading Hometown Gem: Fair Haven Barista & Friend, Trudi Williams
“I have chosen a lifestyle that fits me. I pray that you will have the same good fortune as I have had.”Mary Patey
Native Rumsonite Mary Patey summed up her life in this memoir on her 90th birthday. Her chosen fitting lifestyle and the good fortune that came with it came to an end on Jan. 10 with her passing. She was 91.Continue reading In Memorium: Rumson Native, Mom & Wife, Mary Patey
Continue reading Focus: Faces of 2019
“If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.”Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers)
Once upon a time, the time-in-a-bottle concept was encapsulated on film. Black-and-white film. Dog-eared, creased, faded photos of moments captured.Continue reading Focus: Retro Favs of 2019
Rumson family man, philanthropist and noted preferred securities expert Kevin Joseph Conery passed away suddenly at home on Thursday, Jan. 9. He was 59.Continue reading In Memorium: Rumson Husband, Dad, Philanthropist, Securities Expert Kevin Conery, 59
The Beatles said it in the song In My Life. There are places people remember … all their lives … though some have changed. Place defines. It brings comfort. It triggers memories. It is a bookmark in our hearts. The places we remember forever … the places that are home.Continue reading Focus: Places Remembered 2019
Many R-FH area daredevils participated in the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Asbury Park this year to ring in the roaring 2020s with a dive and a chill.Continue reading Retro RFH Cool Dude Polar Bear Clubbing