Tag Archives: Fair Haven

Retro Neighborhood Bathing Beauty Besties

Bathing beauties of a Fair Haven neighborhood in 1965
Photo/Elaine Van Develde

A reprise in honor of beating the heat of summer days with a little backyard pool dip, dressing for the occasion, and those first, best neighborhood friends …

Back in the summer of ’65 …  the heat was on, and some pint-sized bathing beauties were set to walk the walk, if the suit and the bathing cap fit.

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River Water Quality, Fishing, Waterborne Recreation Alert

From Captain Brian Rice, Navesink River Municipalities Committee chairman, native Fair Havenite …

I am writing to inform you of a critical situation that has arisen at the Red Bank construction site located at the intersection of Oakland and Maple Avenue. During the construction activities, the main sewer line was broken, resulting in a significant sewage leakage.

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In Memoriam: Fair Haven Native, RFH ’45 Grad, George Venable Curchin, 96

Fair Haven native and Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) 1945 graduate, George Venable Curchin, more recently of Tinton Falls, died on July 8 after a short illness. It was just a week before his 97th birthday.

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Retro Patriotic Peace Pals

Peace pals of Fair Haven circa early 1970s
Photo /courtesy of Karen Allas

A red-white-and-blue patriotic reprise, just because July 4th is tomorrow …

Peace out. Patriotism. Well-played play date, kids. They were not crooks and they were no Richard Nixon wannabes. But they were at least budding impersonators. Perhaps. Or just era-inspired posers.

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Names in Fair Haven News: New Administrator, Volunteers

Who’s who and what? Well, in Fair Haven, starting at the literal top of the list, the borough’s new administrator, Christopher York, started work on Monday.

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Scene Around: A Fairwell to a Fair Haven Borough Administrator

It was a Fair Haven farewell.

At Monday night’s Borough Council meeting, the governing body, friends and family of retiring Fair Haven Borough Administrator Theresa Casagrande gathered for her final meeting and a little send-off.

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Scene Around: Painting the Chapel with Community Love

Call it a Fair Haven of a community giving day.

The folks at Fair Haven Fisk AME Chapel would answer that with an “Amen!” A call for help in sprucing up the chapel that anchors much of Fair Haven’s history, more like its actual roots, was put out and the community heeded it.

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In Memoriam: Former Longtime Fair Havenite, Police Officer, Fire Co. Member, RFH ’64 Grad, Richard Post, 78

Former longtime Fair Havenite, police officer, fire company member and Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School graduate, Richard Post, died on Monday, June 10, at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC., surrounded by his children and grandchildren he loved and loved to spend time with.

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