Rumson is in mourning for a longtime resident and public servant whom many credit for making the borough what it is today.
Fourth-generation Rumsonite and former Borough Administrator Gary Sammon passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, Aug. 2, surrounded by loving family that cared for him over the last year. He was 77.
Continue reading In Memorium: Fourth-Generation Rumsonite, Former Borough Administrator, Public Servant, Gary Sammon, 77
RFH parties of late 1970s Photo/RFH Class of 78 reunion archives
On the heels of some teen partying over the bridge
in Middletown that resulted in 20 positive COVID-19 test results and prompted emergency tracing by the township’s health department, we are reminded of a carefree partying time post graduation. Continue reading Retro RFH Close Encounter Party Daze
After a three-month-long daily pandemic story time on film, Fair Haven police officers are taking their final bow and exiting stage left from their brief career in pictures.
Continue reading Scene Around: Copping COVID Storytime Bloopers
RFH Class of ’78 graduation Photo/courtesy of Nancy Welchel
The last time capped and gowned RFH grads were lining the street was more than four decades ago when the Class of ’78 graduated on the front lawn of the high school.
Continue reading Retro RFH ‘Pomp & Circumstance’ Street Walk
A day at the beach for Rumson Deane-Porter students in the 60s Photo/courtesy of Cindy Crowley
Oh, it’s a line-up of the socially close kind, alright. Not the kind you see at
those iconic Sea Bright clubs and restaurants these days. That’s for sure. Wishful thinking manifested in a normal we all want back is what we see in this Retro Pic of the Day — a close-up Rumson buddies’ day at the beach. Continue reading Retro Rumson Kids’ Day at the P-House Beach
A sunny Monday marked a COVID-19 era milestone in New Jersey with the opening of outdoor dining as Gov. Phil Murphy remained cautiously optimistic about the second-stage restart of the economy amidst a pandemic.
Continue reading Outdoor Dining Returns to R-FH Area; The COVID-19 Rules & Governor’s Update
The maximum capacity has been reduced. Access has been free. But, this weekend, as
New Jersey COVID-19 restrictions ease in the second phase of reopening, some of Gateway National Recreation Area’s Sandy Hook beaches will open for swimming and will have lifeguards as of Saturday. Continue reading Beaching it on Sandy Hook: The COVID Era Update
Sunrise on the Shrewsbury River Photos /John Kinsey
Call it a dawn after the COVID-19 storm. It looked that way at sunrise on the Shrewsbury River on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Continue reading Scene Around: Sunrise on the Shrewsbury River; A Covid-19 Era Dawn
The historic, unprecedented news came on Tuesday night. For the third rare time in more than a century, the Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair 2020 has been cancelled.
Continue reading A Covid-19 Era Break in Tradition: Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair Cancelled
A day at the beach with RFHers and Barn Theater friends Photo/courtesy of Rossi
It’s the start of a Memorial Day weekend of a different kind — the pandemic kind.
Continue reading Retro Theatrical RFHers’ Day at the Beach
RFH Class of 2020 swag and Be the Light stadium Photos/RFH
For the first time in the history of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH), it’s looking like there will not be traditional a graduation ceremony.
Continue reading A Pandemic Time RFH Class of 2020 Graduation Commemoration
Seals on Sea Bright Beach Photos/Sue Hill-Spakowski
It’s not every day that a Rumsonite takes a typical beach stroll and bumps, not so literally, into a couple of seals. It’s only a pandemic day in May.
Continue reading Scene Around: Seals on the Beach