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Retro RFH Prom Posers

1988 RFH prom pose
Photo/Heather Andersen

A reprise, originally posted on June 10, 2021, to honor the best of RFH prom times during prom season …

The colors were deeper, the hair was higher and hemlines, too. The top song was George Michael’s Faith. The year was 1988 and the pre-prom scene for RFHers was the same, yet different.

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A Major Fair Haven Fire & the Community’s Rally

No one, including pets, was hurt in the raging fire yesterday that destroyed a two-family Fair Haven home and damaged others nearby; but, it has displaced a family.

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Retro Stokes Tripping

A trip back in time to Stokes State Forrest with the sixth graders of Knollwood in the early 1970s. Photo/Peter Mauger
A trip back in time to Stokes State Forrest with the sixth graders of Knollwood in the early 1970s.
Photo/Peter Mauger

It’s baaaaack! So here’s a reprise in honor of the upcoming time-honored sixth grade trip to Stokes State Forrest. Take a trip back with us again. Remember?

It’s that time of the year when Fair Haven schools tradition takes hold and all good Knollwood sixth graders go on their trip to Stokes State Forrest. The buses rolled out of town this morning. Two years ago marked the 50th anniversary of the most wonderful time of the year for those sixth graders. Wow.

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Retro RFH Weekend Warriors

RFH girls of the 80s party time
Photo/courtesy of Leslie Field Bell

Cheers to the spring sun, fun and RFH teen weekend warrior times!

Yes, there’s nothing quite like a toast to warmer times retro RFH style! The spring sun is finally out, things are warming up to a summertime temperature and it’s time for a time honored party — or at least a partying spirit.

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Retro RFH Boys’ Ball Play

RFH boys play ball in the 1970s
Photo/George Day

Play ball!

That’s just what these RFH boys of the 1970s did, and with frequency. There was no major organization or uniforms involved in their free time ball games. It was just a few RFH guys, a ball, some mitts, bats, topsiders and Adidas instead of cleats, some groovin’ 70s clothes and a lot of fun.

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Retro RFH Beach Babe Bingo

RFH Class of '78 Girls on the Beach in the Freshmen Follies Photo/George Day
RFH Class of ’78 Girls on the Beach in the Freshmen Follies
Photo/George Day

A classic reprise in honor of sunnier spring days and beach days ahead …

Helloooooo warmth. Spring is finally drying and warming up. And the weather forecast this week holds some promise of springing into sunnier days ahead, staged or not.

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Retro RFH Track Field Toss-Up

Throwing discus on the field of RFH Track & Field circa 1970s
Photo/George Day

Look … up in the sky … It’s a bird. It’s a flying saucer. It’s a shot put. It’s a discus. And it’s RFH’s Tom Campbell giving it a good airborne throw on the RFH field of RFH Boys Track & Field of the late 1970s.

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