Retro RFH Class of ’65 Daisy Chain Gang

RFH Class of 1965 graduation Daisy Chain
Photo/courtesy of Kim Christman

That’s the sight of the girls working on the Daisy Chain gang! When it comes to RFH graduation traditions gone, the Daisy Chain is a classic, well-remembered one. So are the links in the chain — the girls, not so much the flowers.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Gets 11 Years for 2017 Child Porn & Adult Invasion of Privacy

A Monmouth County man has been sentenced to 11 years prison in connection with a 2021 conviction for 2017 incidents of possession and distribution of child sexual abuse materials and invasion of privacy, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey said on Wednesday.

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Prosecutor: 35-Year-Old Man Charged with Killing Girlfriend’s Dog

An area man has been arrested and charged with killing one of his girlfriend’s toy poodles and abandoning the other, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Wednesday. 

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Retro Stylin’ Knollwood Grads

Knollwood School Class of 2002 Photo/Elaine Van Develde
Knollwood School Class of 2002
Photo/Elaine Van Develde

A reprise in honor of those eighth grade graduations … Congrats, grads!

The Fair Haven Knollwood School grads are styling every year. And, the truth is that the eighth grade graduation attire has improved to the point of even parents turning wannabes of that mini-fashion world.

You’d have to admit, though, that fad dress-up attire has been kinder to the male gender over the years — except for the leisure suit. That was an unforgiving polyester fashion fail.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Charged with Reckless Manslaughter in Sunday Shooting

An area man has been charged with reckless manslaughter as a result of a shooting in Freehold Borough on Sunday night, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Tuesday.

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In Memoriam: Forever Rumsonite, Rumson High Football Star, Fireman, Tony Mellaci, 100

“To my dad who accomplished so many things in life and experience more than we could imagine. The depression, WW2, starting life when there was still horse & carriages, to seeing a man walk on the moon. My dad loved life and lived it to its fullest. RIP dad. Until we meet up again. Love you … He reached his goal to live to 100.”

That he did. Iconic longtime Rumsonite Anthony J. “Tony” Mellaci passed away peacefully from natural causes at home, surrounded by loved ones, on June 17. He had just recently reached the age of 100.

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