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.  

Continue reading RFH Students Named Governor’s STEM Scholars

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.

Continue reading Retro School Daze: The Rope Lady

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.

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

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.

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

Prosecutor: Former Sheriff’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 the violent sexual assaults of multiple unconscious women over the span of three years, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Monday.

Continue reading Prosecutor: Former Sheriff’s Officer Indicted on Sex Assault Charges

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.

Continue reading Prosecutor: Former Corrections Officer Sentenced for Shoplifting

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.

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

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.   

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

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.   

Continue reading Prosecutor: Area Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charge

Retro RCDS Back to School of the 50s

Rumson Country Day School kindergarten class of 1959
Photo/courtesy of Teresa Metcalf

A Rumson back-to-school reprise … 

Yes, from the looks of social media and scene on the local streets and school halls around town, everyone’s still getting in the groove of getting back to school.

Continue reading Retro RCDS Back to School of the 50s