Helen Marchetti looks over birthday greeting with Becket Dougherty

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ – It was former Atlantic Highlands Mayor Helen Marchetti’s 96th birthday April 7 and neighbors wanted to join in the celebration.

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PHOTO:  A giant yard sign made by Card in the Garden

Brian and Erin Dougherty, and children Sloane, Piper and Becket had Card in the Garden, a local company, create this giant front yard greeting so the passing public could also share the former mayor’s natal day.


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Allan Dean

Allan Dean is editor, publisher, and founder of the Atlantic Highlands Herald. Published since 1999 and selected in 2000 by the Borough of Atlantic Highlands as one of their official newspapers, making...