Longtime Fair Havenite David James “Jim” Dooling passed away on Feb. 21. He was 81.Continue reading In Memoriam: Longtime Fair Havenite Jim Dooling, 81
Longtime Monmouth County Park System Director Jim Truncer passed away on Sunday, Feb. 19, at his Allentown home, surrounded by family. He was 86.Continue reading Remembering 58-Year County Park System Director Jim Truncer
Red Bank resident, Sebastiano “Nino” DeFelice passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loved ones, on Feb. 26. He was 96.Continue reading In Memoriam: Red Bank Resident, Nino DeFelice, 96
They had the “whole world” in their hands. The whole wide world. And they didn’t even know it.
It was a song the Fair Haven Folk Singers used to strum, sing and march to in parades. It encapsulated some happy insular times in one tiny niche in the world aptly called Fair Haven. The mission of the Fair Haven Folk Singers was a simple one — learn to play the guitar, all three chords, strum, sing, smile and spread the joy of music.Continue reading Retro Fair Haven Folk Singer Parading
The mourning buntings are draped. The flag is at half staff. The marquee on the Fair Haven Firehouse announces the passing of 53-year Fire Department member, former chief and First Aider, Dwight Havens.
Dwight, a former longtime Fair Havenite and Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) graduate, more recently of Jonesborough, TN, passed away on Feb. 21, surrounded by his children. He was 74.Continue reading In Memoriam: Former Fair Haven Fire Company Chief, Longtime Fair Havenite, Dwight Havens, 74
With the inclement weather last week, this week’s Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge construction travel advisory has been altered for this week with increased hours of work.Continue reading Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Construction Advisory
Longtime Red Bank resident, Steven Alan Lang, passed away on Feb.25 “after a courageous six-month battle with cancer.” He was 69.Continue reading In Memoriam: Longtime Red Bank Resident & ’71 RBR Grad, Steven Alan Lang, 69
Another Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) scholar-athlete senior has made his college commitment official.Continue reading An RFH Football Scholar-Athlete’s Signing
There’s a reason why the 1970s and ’80s TV show Cheers was so popular.
The title song said it all in one sentence “You wanna go where everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came.” It resonated with millions. Everyone wanted that place to go to where they knew they belonged. A nose-to-the-screen-free environment. Face-to-face social interaction with a family of another kind that, good or bad, always showed up. Regulars. A place like Cheers — with parents.Continue reading Old News: A ‘Cheers’ to Iconic Places & People
It’s a set-up! When it comes to winning shots, RFH Girls Basketball has always had the right moves on and off the court. Call it a set-up for the jam. Something like that in this Retro Pic of the Day.Continue reading Retro RFH Girls Basketball Jamming
Longtime Monmouth Beach resident, writer, Michael “Mike” Patrick Sheehan, died on Tuesday, Feb. 14. He was 85.Continue reading In Memoriam: Longtime Monmouth Beach Resident, Writer, Mike Sheehan, 85
The year was 1974 and the top hits were The Way We Were and Seasons in the Sun. Ironic …
Rainy days and Tuesdays, Wednesdays and maybe Thursdays never got RFH seniors down. After all, they had the Senior Commons.Continue reading Retro RFH Rainy Day Senior Lounge Groove