Tag: Kenneth Dean


This Week in Chester History…

Robert Minard of Fox Chase Road was named Chief Observer for the Civilian Defense Observation Post, and Mrs. Kenneth Dean was named Supervisor of the post, said the Mendham-Chester Tribune in 1955. The Chester Borough CD observation post was one of the last three in the state to have assigned observers.


This Week in Chester History…

In 1962, parishioners and Rev. Nicholas P. Negola broke ground for the new St. Lawrence the Martyr Roman Catholic Church to be constructed on Route 24. Father Negola, pastor of St. Lawrence, noted the new church would rise between the existing rectory and the Kenneth Dean property. He also shared the history and growth of the Chester church from its humble beginning in the home of one of the parishioners. Source: Observer-Tribune.