RED BANK: DENMAN TO DISCUSS OLYMPICS

rbpl-090816The Red Bank Public Library hosts 1956 Olympic racewalker Elliott Denman, seen at left below with George Sheehan Jr. in 2014. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

denman sheehan 061414During the relatively brief time that Red Bank Public Library has been hosting its regular monthly series of “Author Talks,” attendees have been been given the opportunity to meet a fairly eclectic collection of scribes expounding on an equally eclectic range of topics — the subjects of books that the guest speakers have been more than happy to summarize, sign, and sell.

When the series resumes on Wednesday evening, however, it will represent a slight deviation from the norm, as the visiting writer — veteran sports journalist and former Olympian Elliott Denman — will lead an in-depth discussion of someone else’s book.

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FAIR HAVEN: AN OLYMPIAN RETURNS HOME

Swimmer and Rumson-Fair Haven Regional grad Connor Jaeger got a loud, loving welcome home from the London Summer Olympics as fire and first aiders paraded him through Rumson and his hometown Fair Haven Friday evening. Above, Jaeger signs the shirt of a young admirer. (Photo above by Fran Waldmann. Click to enlarge)