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Fair Haven’s New Centenarian: The Fire Department’s Auxiliary

There’s another centenarian in Fair Haven known to give 100 percent to its community.

The Fair Haven Fire Department Auxiliary, formerly the Ladies’ Auxiliary, turned 100 years old on March 21, making the volunteer organization just nine years younger than Fair Haven itself.

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In Memoriam: A Look Back at Longtime Fair Havenite Jeanette Choma, 88

Fair Haven has lost another longtime resident. The lady who countless people saw year after year manning the Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair’s Grab Bag Booth, affectionately known by many as “the balloon lady,” Jeanette Choma, passed away on Nov. 20. She was 88.

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Taking a Spin Back to Cotton Candy and Fair Days

 

Millie Felsmann spins and serves cotton candy at the Fair Haven Firemen's Fair's Out Back circa 1993.  Photo/Elaine Van Develde
Millie Felsmann spins and serves cotton candy at the Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair’s Out Back circa 1993.
Photo/Elaine Van Develde

While we’re on a Fair Haven Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary roll, we figured we’d keep it going with a Retro Pic of the Day that hones in on some warmth with yet another “fair” lady, Millie Felsmann.

In this snapshot, Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair circa 1993, she was up to her usual cotton candy spinning and serving.

The booth she is pictured in is now called the Out Back. Then it was just referred to as “the hot dog booth.”

What’s your favorite goodie from that booth?