A 27-year area police officer has admitted to illegally accessing information from a law-enforcement computer database for personal use, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Friday.Continue reading Prosecutor: 27-Year Cop Pleads Guilty to Illegal Database Access
It’s that time for firemen in the state of New Jersey — time to gather and go a little wild in Wildwood at the annual NJ Firemen’s Convention.Continue reading Retro Firemen Getting Wild in Wildwood
Sometimes half a high school class just has to take a stand … or a seat … in its football stadium.
In this case, the class, or half of it, was the RFH Class of ’82. And somehow the class ended up all together at the high school’s Borden Stadium as posers rather than sports spectators.
That’s OK. It didn’t matter why they were there or how they ended up in such a collective group pose. What mattered more was that the photo ended up being a classic testament to RFH times decades ago.
First of all, let’s check out the fashion. This was a preppy picture perfect snapshot of those back-in-the-day popular wide-striped rugby shirts, plaid blazers, button down Oxford shirts and crew neck sweaters. The smiles and clowny antics? Oh, that was all RFH spirit and pure joy over taking that stand or seat in their cozy RFH class niche.
Soon there will be games to watch from that stadium for yet another football season. The spectators? They’re forever cheering from the same place for the same place — home turf.
Now, exactly what is this half of a class up to? Can you find the best group photo bomber? There are a couple of doozies in there. We know our favorite. Yours? Your favorite preppy outfit of. the era? Do the stripes get it? How about those sweaters and button downs? Hmmmmm …
There are an awful lot of stripes on these RFH stars! Ponder the take-a-Borden-stand moment of 40 years ago.
- In Memoriam: Longtime Rumsonite, RFHer, Rumson First Aid & Oceanic Hook & Ladder Co. Member, Jay Harvey, 78
- Retro Dank Daze of RFH Junior Lounging
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The following August criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Red Bank police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.Continue reading Police Report: Theft, Criminal Sexual Contact, Assault, Drug Possession, DWI, Criminal Mischief
A Monmouth County Grand Jury has returned a two-count indictment against the man who in June was found in Atlantic Highlands with the dead body of his former girlfriend in the back seat of his vehicle earlier this year, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Wednesday.Continue reading Prosecutor: 28-Year-Old Man Indicted on Domestic Violence Murder Charges
School’s back in session and it’s just about time for students and teachers to rise, shine and show off a little at Back to School Night.
And kindergarten is the first and best of what was formerly called Open House for kids and parents. First of all, the parents don’t need to tear up and down stairs and speed through hallways to make it to the next class when that bell rings. A little 5K training should be a prerequisite for middle- and high school Open House nights.Continue reading Retro 60s Back to School: Fair Haven Kindergarten Posers
Sea Bright-raised former longtime Little Silver resident, Barbara J. “Babs” Waters, of Toms River, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 4, at home and surrounded by family. She was 89.Continue reading In Memoriam: Sea Bright-Raised, Former Longtime Little Silver Resident, Barbara Waters, 89
A classic reprise originally posted in 2017 and now reprised every year in celebration of that ever so priceless school picture day. This one takes us back to a Fair Haven kindergarten class of 1955 at Knollwood School. At one time or another, three different schools housed kindergarten classes in Fair Haven. The pictures? Well, there was always that group shot, no matter where, that captured some priceless looks, fashion and hairdos.
School bells are ringing. Class is in session. Back-to-school mode is still kicking in. Back-to-school nights have welcomed parents back to the school halls. And, for some, it’s about taking a walk back to their own school days in the same place — like Knollwood School.Continue reading Retro 1950s Fair Haven Kindergarten Class Act
Little Silver resident Lisa Butler passed away on June 26 after struggling for many years with a rare lung disease known as MAC. She was 60.Continue reading In Memoriam: Little Silver Resident Lisa Butler, 60
A former Aberdeen Township police officer has been sentenced to nearly a year in jail for tampering with evidence on two separate occasions last year, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Friday.Continue reading Prosecutor: Former Cop Gets Jail Time for Evidence Tampering
Continue reading 9/11: Day’s End Reflection, 21 Years Later
Remembering those in the Rumson-Fair Haven and neighboring communities lost to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 …Continue reading 9/11: We Remember