A reprise … because everyone needs to take a trip back to Rumson Dock days of the late 1950s in honor of summertime in the Rumson-Fair Haven area …Continue reading Retro Rumson Dock Gang
Sign of the times? The “No Diving” signs are all over the docks. Well, at least the one that’s left in Fair Haven. Yet, a good dive has been known to transcend times and signs.Continue reading Retro Rumson Diva Dive
Well, we said goodbye to … summer, local and all. And with that goodbye, we take a look back at two Rumson girls of the 1950s who took the plunge into and out of summers together — suited up, off the Rumson Dock and into a longtime friendship.Continue reading Retro Rumson Pals’ Summer Swan Song
Summer has officially arrived.
The living may not be quite so easy this summer, but there has been some freedom from pandemic quarantine to ease those isolation blues. And when there’s a chance to enjoy a sunny summer day by the river, all Rumson-Fair Haven area folks tend to flock right to it.Continue reading Retro Rumson Dock Summer Daze
Last Thursday, a Navesink River waterfront spot in Rumson became the focal point of the search for a missing kayaker that ended in tragedy. And more than a century ago, the same vicinity was the site of flourishing happy-go-lucky times of transport and community. It was the site of the Rumson dock where the famous Albertina steam ship made stops for commuting, community and entertainments’ sake.Continue reading Retro Rumson Albertina Steam Ship Dock & Stroll