RFH Irish Sweater Club teens of 1980 Photo/Daily Register/clip, courtesy of Chris Rowett
In light of Sunday’s Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade, we are reprising this popular Retro Pic of the Day, originally posted on Feb. 28, 2022. There was an Irish Sweater Club marching with a host of mini sweater wearers on the parade route. But, back in the day …
Well, St. Patrick’s Day is looming. Considering the Irish festivities that have abounded lately in the spirit of the day, thoughts turn back to a club that took the chill out of the winter’s gala holiday — the RFH Irish Sweater Society of 1980.
Continue reading Retro RFH Irish Sweater Society Parading →
Drum roll, bagpipes and march … in time-step with a now 10-year Rumson tradition — the borough’s
St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Continue reading Retro Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parading →
RFH Marching Band playing and marching at St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Belmar circa 1993 Photo/Kathy Robbins
Five, six, seven, eight … march, play, stop and smile! You’re on not-so-candid camera parade, RFH Marching Band of 1993!
Continue reading Retro RFH Band Playing & Marching on for St. Pat’s Sake →
The first Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade of Irish sweater girls Photo/Elaine Van Develde
Well, it’s not as retro as
the RFHers’ Irish Sweater Society pic in the but looking back to the first Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade, it looks like at least one marching group followed suit — in a much less mischievous way, of course. Register from 1980, Continue reading Retro Junior Irish Sweater Parading →
Well, it’s St. Patrick’s Day. And this year is the year without a parade to usher in the day.
So, on the year without a Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade, we offer a glimpse back at some favorite parade moments over the past few years.
Cheers! Here’s to the next parade passing by all!
Everyone said it. Sunday was a great day for a parade. And so the marchers marched under sunny skies in the Eighth Annual Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Take a look at some of the sights and folks of the day … (And don’t forget to click in the lower gallery to enlarge and scroll!)
Photos/Sue Hill-Spakowski and Jenny Costello for R-FH Retro
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