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Retro Reorg on Deputy Fire Chief’s Birthday

Fair Haven Deputy Fire Chief Michael Wiehl being sworn in on New Year's Day at the borough's reorganization Photo/Elaine Van Develde
Fair Haven Deputy Fire Chief Michael Wiehl being sworn in on New Year’s Day at the borough’s reorganization
Photo/Elaine Van Develde

It’s Fair Haven Deputy Fire Chief Michael Wiehl’s 37th birthday.

The deputy chief is a lifetime Fair Havenite and RFH grad whose family goes back a couple of generations in the borough. And he and new wife Gloria got married not too long ago on the Fair Haven Dock.

So, the Retro Pic of the Day offers a glimpse back to reorganization day in Fair Haven when he was sworn in as deputy.

Happy Birthday, Deputy Chief Wiehl! And thank you for your service and dedication to the borough. Have you thanked a firefighter today?

Fair Haven Deputy Fire Chief Takes Plunge from Dock


Fair Haven Deputy Fire Chief Mike Wiehl grew up in Fair Haven. In fact, he’s a third generation Fair Havenite.

And like so many other native Fair Havenites, he spent a lot of time down by the Navesink River at the Fair Haven Dock. He played there. He saw a lot of sunsets there. He likely did a lot of contemplating and soaking up of sun and scenery there.

And, most recently, he decided to make the iconic spot one that would mark a major milestone in his life. He got engaged and married there.

The engagement was three months ago and the wedding was Monday afternoon, officiated by Mayor Ben Lucarelli. So, we congratulate and honor Mike and his bride, Gloria Clark, in our Retro Pic(s) of the Day.

As Wiehl put it in Facebook posts, “Well, today’s the day I have been waiting for. Gloria Clark and I are spending the day together and then off to the fair haven dock to get married at 4pm! … 3 months ago the woman of my dreams said yes to marrying me. I am a lucky man …”

And so goes life as part of the Fair Haven family …

Congrats and much happiness to Mike and Gloria!