Remembering Shawn and Robert … 12 years later

Christmas 2005 was different than others from the get-go. For starters, it wasn’t all that cold that day — and night — and a distinct, annoying fog set over much of the tristate area. I spent much of that day at the home of my aunt and uncle, Annie and Bob Troy, in Middletown, just outside Red Bank. Once things started to wind down, I got into my car and headed home. Continue Reading

Obituary: Anne T. Richardson

Anne T. Richardson (nee Sheldrick), 74, of Watchung, died Dec. 29. Funeral is from the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, on Thursday, Jan. 4, at 8:30 a.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Cecilia Church at 10 a.m. Interment is in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visitation is Tuesday, Jan. 2, from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Wednesday, Jan. 3, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Continue Reading