Couple takes vows Saturday
Saturday marked the first day of fall and a major milestone for one couple that got married under sunny skies at the end of the Fair Haven Dock. A few people ventured to the dock for a stroll in the sun and a view of the Navesink River on the clear day, which is a common thing to do in Fair Haven. What's not so common is what they found when they got there — a small crowd and a couple saying "I do." So, a few Fair Havenites strolling around got an unintentional glimpse of someone's special day. Take a look at the photos above for a peek into the first Fair Haven wedding of the fall. Leave your best wishes in the comments section below; and, if you know the couple, tell us who they are. Congratulations to the newlyweds!
The couple will have been happily married for one year Sunday.
One year ago Sunday, then-Jessy Phifer walked down the isle a little earlier than she had planned. Hurricane Irene had gotten to just about everything. Stores were shutting down, the parkway was closed off, communities were evacuating and Phifer's wedding was canceled. “The day of our wedding was crazy,” now-Jessy Phifer Cannon said. “We were supposed to have our rehearsal that day.” Phifer, 30, originally from Lacey Township and her husband Shaun Cannon, 31, a native of Florida, were set for their wedding on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at the United Methodist Church on Lacey Road. The chaos began two days prior to the planned wedding date, when Phifer was notified by the reception venue Bayfront in Waretown that there had been a power surge…