On the second year without Memorial Day parades in the Rumson-Fair Haven area, it’s a good time to remember a classic parading look of the past.Continue reading Retro Classic Fair Haven Fire Company Parading
On the cusp of Memorial Day, the Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Veterans Appreciation Club unveiled its RFH Wall of Honor in honor of alumni serving in the U.S. military.Continue reading RFH Wall of Honor Unveiled
A Monmouth County man pleaded guilty on Thursday to the 2020 sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said.Continue reading Prosecutor: Man Pleads Guilty to sex Assault of Pre-Teen
Little league is in full swing for 2021, but there are no Giants.
Back in the late 60s or early 70s, there was a whole team full. That team was led by forever Fair Havenite Bill Lang, who was laid to rest recently. He was a giant of a personality and volunteer for all things Fair Haven, so the team’s name was fitting.Continue reading Retro Fair Haven Baseball Giants
They’re back on the water again.Continue reading Scene Around: RFH Rowing the Boat Offshore
Longtime Middletown resident and former ARC of Monmouth principal, Katherine (Kay) Frances Grady (Leyden), passed peacefully on May 17. She was 92.
Born to Joseph and Katherine Leyden in West Orange, Kay was raised in Ridgefield Park. It was there that she met the love of her life, Douglas Grady. Doug and Kay married in June of 1951 and settled in Middletown, to raise their three children, Joanne, Douglas Jr. (Skip) and Kathy.
Kay was a communicant at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Holmdel for more than 25 years and St. James Catholic Church for 25 years prior to that.
Kay is survived by: her sister, Joan Tanner of Rochester, NY; her children, Joanne and husband Frank Delguercio of Hammonton; Douglas Grady, of Ft Worth, TX; Kathy and husband Ted Dlugolecki, of Hopkinton, MA; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Kay is predeceased by her loving husband, Doug as well as her great granddaughter, Leyden.
The family would like to thank the wonderful care provided by the caregivers and staff at Arbor Terrace Shrewsbury and Embracing Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Kay’s honor can be made to the ARC of Monmouth by clicking here.
Checks may also be mailed to ARC at The ARC of the US
C/O Tamala P. Scott, Senior Director of Development, 1825 K. Street, NW Suite #1200, Washington, DC 20006 indicating that the gift is to be applied in memory of Kay Grady.
There will be a memorial gathering on Tuesday, June 15, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank, followed by a memorial mass at 11:30 a.m. at St. James R. C. Church in Red Bank, and an interment at Mt. Olivet cemetery in Middletown.
— Edited obituary written by loved ones via John E. Day Funeral Home
- Scene Around: RFH Tower Singers’ Holiday High Note
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- Prosecutor: Man Arrested on Charges of 1999-2001 Aggravated Sexual Assault of Pre-Teen
The Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Film Club has created an award-winning Connection.Continue reading RFH Film A Cinematography Triumph
Two River area people have been fishing for answers to an unusually massive menhaden, or bunker fish, die-off problem; and Clean Ocean Action is set to offer some scientific facts and field questions in a virtual panel discussion forum on Thursday.Continue reading Clean Ocean Action to Host Virtual Fish Die-Off Forum
Native Rumsonite Rose Marie Lukeman passed away on the morning of May 12. She was 95.
Rose was born to native Southern Italians Louis and Lucia (Sorrentino) Lazaro on March 30, 1926, in Rumson.Continue reading In Memoriam: Native Rumsonite Rose Lukeman, 95
Senior artists from Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) did their high school swan song last month as their artwork was showcased and sold at The Guild of Creative Art in Shrewsbury.Continue reading RFH Seniors’ Art Show Finale
There’s nothing quite like a sighting of a pretty famous (around these Rumson-Fair Haven parts, anyway) 86-year-old dad doing dad stuff for his daughter “the right way” — just like a dad.Continue reading Scene Around: Iconic Dad Knows Best
This past weekend saw another opening of another Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Tower Players show. But, for the first time in RFH history, it was a different kind of spring musical experience — the pandemic kind.Continue reading Focus: Stars, Masks & RFH’s ‘Emma! A Pop Musical’