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Destination Marsville

On May 31, the mission was Mars as two teams of Forrestdale School’s fifth grade REP students participated in Marsville at Georgian Court University, which was organized by the Educational Resource and Informational Center. The Marsville students created a colony of habitats in preparation for this simulated mission to Mars. Academic content, including mathematics, science, engineering, communication, and the arts, were all employed in the individual and group activities. The students ...

RFH Welcomes Violet, the Therapy Dog

It won’t be hard to take a good long look at the newest addition to the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School staff. On May 16, Violet, the oh-so-adorable goldendoodle, became the therapy dog for students in the Multiply Disabled (MD) program. The MD program features a self-contained classroom for students who require special education and related services. Board of Education members Lisa Waters and Annie McGinty purchased Violet with contributions from private donors. Private donations ...

Rumson Fifth Graders Find Inspiration From 1957

Forrestdale School’s fifth graders participated in the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights, and Genocide Education’s 34 Annual Colloquium:  Little Rock Nine - An Eyewitness Account, hosted by Brookdale Community College. The keynote speaker, Dr. Terrence Roberts, one of the brave Little Rock Nine who integrated an all-white high school in Arkansas in 1957, captured the attention of a young audience with a speech that melded both past and present day issues of racism. The day was filled ...

FilmOneFest Puts On Its Sunday Best

Even though Saturday’s rain forced postponement of FilmOneFest until Sunday, July 17, nearly 1,000 viewers still journeyed to the Atlantic Highlands Marina to experience New Jersey’s unique international festival of supershort films. These guests were rewarded with a great evening of film – and also music, food, drink, art, and socializing – under the stars. “FilmOneFest is our favorite local event,” said resident Sarah Chiles, whose family arrived early for choice lawn seating. ...

Clean Ocean Action Releases “Pathogen Pollution in the Navesink River” Report

It was standing room only at the Rally for the Navesink meeting, as citizens packed Bingham Hall in Rumson to discuss the downgraded state of the Navesink River. Zach Lees, Coastal Policy Attorney for Clean Ocean Action (COA), presented nearly a year of research in a report entitled “Pathogen Pollution in the Navesink River: Addressing Fecal Contamination in the Navesink River Watershed.” COA has been investigating issues, researching the problems, compiling data, interviewing officials, ...

Riverview Medical Center Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual Family Fireworks on the Navesink River

Riverview Medical Center Foundation’s Fourth Annual Family Fireworks on the Navesink took place on Saturday, June 25, generously hosted at the DiPiero Family home in Locust. The fundraising event welcomed nearly 300 guests while raising significant funds to support Riverview Medical Center. “Riverview Medical Center plans to launch innovative programs that will continue to build on the excellent health care we provide to our community,” shared Timothy Hogan, FACHE, regional hospital ...

Canterbury Art Show Returns Labor Day Weekend

This Labor Day weekend marks the return of St. George’s-by-the-River Episcopal Church’s premier local exhibition and sale of juried and non-juried artwork, the Fifth Annual Canterbury Art Show…a Tapestry of the Arts. The three-day event will begin on Friday, September 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The hours for Saturday, September 3 are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm. and Sunday’s hours are 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. There will be a preview and Meet the Artists reception on Thursday, September 1 ...