Thursday, January 31, 2013
Can you guess which stories were the most popular of the month?
The chill that January brought with it was heightened by the sting of some harsh moments and buffered by the warmth of some heartfelt happenings in the Rumson-Fair Haven area. Remember the stories on the following issues? They're what people were talking about most: • People were very peeved in Rumson when rumor surfaced in the wake of Hurricane Sandy that there was looting. Rumson police investigated the matter and ended up arresting teens on the charges, but stemming from a singluar incident on Buena Vista Avenue only. Rumson Police Chief Scott Paterson wanted to clarify that the rumor of mass looting was unfounded. He gave the details of the arrest and talked to R-FH Patch about it. See what he had to say, who was charged and what those…
Monday, January 14, 2013
Take a look back on people who made an impact in the Rumson-Fair Haven area in 2012. Who do you think should be the person of the year?
The year 2012 was a hectic one, though one filled with many special people who did some significant things, hit major milestones, or were just present in the community. Remember these people? Let's take a look back ... • Olympian Connor Jaeger, the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School alumni and Fair Haven resident got the community revved up when he made it to the 2012 Summer Olympic Trials. We followed Jaeger through his Olympic journey, from finding all the signs of support around the area to cheering him on remotely as he swam his way into the Olympics and finally, to his homecoming parade. • Longtime Fair Haven resident Ken Lockwood turned 90, after having lived in the borough for more than 80 years. Ken had some special stories to …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Longtime Fair Havenite Kathy Dougherty died the day after Christmas
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Services begin on Jan. 2
Kathleen M. Dougherty, 63, of Fair Haven, passed away the day after Christmas, Dec. 26, after a year-long battle with brain cancer. Known as "Kathy" or "Nanny Kathy" to all, she is remembered fondly as a good neighbor, day care provider extraordinaire and community-oriented mom to Colleen, Bryan and Andy and wife to Bob, who pre-deceased her a few years ago. Born in Red Bank on Dec. 27, 1948, to Patrick and Vivian Monahan, Kathy grew up in East Keansburg. After marrying Bob, the couple moved to Fair Haven where they lived for 40 years and hosted many a backyard barbecue, celebration or simple meal with family and friends. She was welcoming to all and was known to pitch in to help out someone in need on a moment's notice. For 30 years, …