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Focus: Pets, Blessings; Lazy, Hazy West Park Sundaze

Sometimes you just don’t get to the church on time … for the blessing of the pets.

That’s what happened on Sunday for some trying to make it to the feast of St. Francis of Assisi blessing of the pets at St. George’s-by-the-River Episcopal Church in the West Park section of Rumson.

So, in the haze, sights were still seen to sum up a hazy, maybe not lazy, but a bit slow of a late Sunday afternoon in the area.

People seemed to be soaking up the West Park atmosphere with some simple fall stuff like walking the dogs (yes, someone else missed the event), goin’ fishin’ and just getting a glimpse of the river on a pensive kind of day.

Take a look …

— Elaine Van Develde


The R-FH Area Weekend: Trucktoberfest Stall; Pets’ Blessing

The forecast calls for a dim, drizzly, damp weekend in the Rumson-Fair Haven area. And what that amounts to is the postponement of one event and the literal blessing of another to go on as planned.

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