Retro RFH ’60s Daisy Chain Gang

RFH Class of 1965 graduation Daisy Chain
Photo/courtesy of Kim Christman

In honor of RFH graduation … Reprise of a classic originally posted in June of 2022 …

That’s the sight of the girls working on the Daisy Chain gang! When it comes to RFH graduation traditions gone, the Daisy Chain is a classic, well-remembered one. So are the links in the chain — the girls, not so much the flowers.

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Prosecutor: Area Teen Gets 5 Years for Torture, Killing of Pet Cat

An area teen has been sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of the 2023 torture and killing of his pet cat, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced Friday.    

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A Little Retro ’70s Fair Haven Graduating Class

A gathering of 70s eighth grade Knollwood grads
Photo/Jill Sorrentino

Graduation time is near. It’s a time when Fair Haven eighth graders walk that graduation walk and that symbolic trek down Third Street. It’s their last — an ode to elementary school.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Convicted of Armed Robbery of 7-Eleven

An area man has been convicted of committing an armed robbery of a convenience store in 2023 and could face up to 20 years in prison, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced on Wednesday.

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Retro Having a Field Day at Knollwood

A field day for Knollwood kids in the late 1990s
Photo/Elaine Van Develde

It’s half past field day time in Fair Haven schools! A reprise in honor of a traditional prequel to summertime for Fair Haven kids …

Once upon a time, in those school days right before summer, when Knollwood School kids gathered on Sportsman’s Field for, well, some Field Day fun, let’s just say it was a bit hard to keep them focused.

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Retro RFHers’ Great Summer Adventure

RFHers on a 1970s summer jaunt to Great Adventure
Photo/Marc Edelman

A reprise in honor of these summer days and close encounters among RFH friends … 

When summer hits in the Rumson-Fair Haven area, teens tend to flock to the Sea Bright beach clubs … the river … the public beach (yes) … Donovan’s … or they hit the road and set out for a great adventure, albeit a sweaty one on some long lines to a big ride, a log flume, a dip in a crowded wading pool or something else that veers away, like a preppy style train wreck, from the R-FH area summer norm.

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Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Summer Travel Alert

Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge replacement and associated roadway construction activity continues this week from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Friday, weather permitting, with some new advisories concerning roads and summer Shrewsbury River activity.

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Prosecutor: Driver Saved from Fatal Overdose at DWI Checkpoint

A female driver was saved from overdosing by law enforcement and emergency services personnel during a DWI checkpoint last Friday night, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago and Monmouth County DWI Task Force Coordinator and Allenhurst Police Chief Michael Schneider jointly announced on Friday.

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