RFH Students Named Governor’s STEM Scholars

Two Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School juniors have been chosen as 2022 Governor’s STEM (Science, Technology, Energy and Mathematics) Scholars.

Juniors Sophia Dengler and Annette Kersten join 98 other New Jersey students from across twenty counties in this competitive, selective program with a 15 percent acceptance rate.  

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Retro School Daze: The Rope Lady

A reprise in honor of those folks who used to be in charge of keeping the kids safe on their walk to school. Remember when everyone walked to school?

It was a time when kids had to walk the … rope.

The first day of school, last week, was commemorated with a look back to that first day in 1965 in Fair Haven.

It was the very first day of school — for kindergarteners. It was also a finale year. That class was the last of all that walked on a rope to the Youth Center (now Fair Haven Community Center downstairs and the police station upstairs).

While classmates were remembered, the identity of the official lady tugging that rope was not.

So, as an ode to that woman, who was eventually remembered as Mary McDaniel, the Retro Pic of the Day is another look, from the archives of the Red Bank Register, of that kindergarten class walk, headed by Mc Daniel.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Indicted in $1 Million Swindle of Investors

A Freehold man has been indicted for pilfering roughly $1 million from victims through fraudulent stock purchases and promissory notes, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Tuesday.

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Prosecutor: Former Seriff’s Officer Indicted on Sex Assault Charges

A Monmouth County grand jury has returned a 20-count indictment against a former Middlesex County sheriff’s officer charged with videotaping violent sexual assaults of multiple unconscious women over the span of three years, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Monday.

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Retro FH Tigers Cheer!

Fair Haven Tigers cheerleaders circa 1973 or '74 Photo/courtesy of Karen Memmot Hooten
Fair Haven Tigers cheerleaders circa 1973 or ’74
Photo/courtesy of Karen Memmot Hooten

A reprise of a cheery Retro Pic of the Day, originally posted in September of 2016, in honor of the spirit of football for the pint-and-a-half sized of the Rumson-Fair Haven area … 

Can we have a retro cheer for the football season of a pandemic kind ahead?

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Prosecutor: Former Corrections Officer Sentenced for Shoplifting

A former Monmouth County Corrections officer has been sentenced for shoplifting incidents that took place in Ocean Township and West Long Branch, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Friday.

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Prosecutor: Two Charged With Supplying Drugs That Killed Woman in Overdose Death

Two men have been arrested and charged with supplying a woman with the drugs that killed her, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Thursday.

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Prosecutor: 14 Arrested on Internet Child Sex Abuse Charges in Task Force Sweep

A series of investigations led by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Computer Crimes Unit and the Monmouth County Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force have resulted in the arrests of 14 people since April on child sexual abuse charges, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Thursday.   

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Prosecutor: Area Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charge

A Monmouth County man has been arrested and charged with first-degree attempted murder and related weapons possession in connection with an incident during which a man was assaulted with a brick and hospitalized, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Wednesday.   

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