Longtime Rumsonite Patience “Pat” Martin passed away on Sept. 7 surrounded by her five loving children. She was 80.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, Pat’s family moved to Rumson at a young age. There, she lived most other life, having spent much time in Manchester, VT, skiing with family. She retired to Vero Beach, FL with her husband, Donal. Pat moved to Rumson, where she lived most of her life. She spent a fair amount of time in Manchester, VT, skiing with her family and retired to Vero Beach, FL with her husband, Donal. She returned home to Rumson for her final journey, her loved ones said in her obituary.
Having graduated from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School as a valedictorian, Pat attended Dickinson College in Pennsylvania and and studied Shakespeare at Brookdale Community College.
Longtime former Rumsonite and World War II vet Howard Heinsius has passed away. He was 94. A memorial service has been set for 11 a.m. on Wednesday at St. George’s-by-the-River church in Rumson where was a devoted and long-time member having served on the vestry and as a warden and member of the choir.
The Monmouth University School of Science and the Borough of Rumson will host a Two River Seminar Series centered on the environment and wildlife of the Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers beginning in September.
It’s something that’s been a common problem for in recent in the Rumson-Fair Haven area, and it’s happening again. There’s been a run of vehicle burglaries and auto thefts involving unlocked cars with key fobs left inside in Rumson.
UPDATE: Since this afternoon, Tavolo in Fair Haven had its electricity restored and was up and running for business. Those without power are still invited to charge devices and peruse Wifi there.
Many homes in Fair Haven are still without electricity. Borough officials have announced that residents are welcome to go to the library to cool off and/or charge electronics. Keep checking Facebook posts by officials.
Rumson police have asked that people keep JCP&L apprised of continuing outages and NOT to call police headquarters or borough hall to report them or ask for updates on electricity restoration.
This afternoon, police said that 500 households in Rumson were without power. First Energy Partners’ trucks will be arriving from PA and OH to assist in restoration with JCP&L.
“The current priority is to be sure that the Borough is safe and that the wires that are down are not powered,” police said. “We will post additional information on Rumson Police Dept’s Facebook page and on our website, as we receive it. You can also follow JCPL’s Outage Map on their website. http://outages.firstenergycorp.com/nj.html“
With JCP&L reporting more than 100,000 customers in Monmouth County waking up in the dark and to carnage of what looked like a demonic twister, but was a brief wind and rain storm blast, Rumson-Fair Haven area people are still reporting outages.