Daily Archives: November 16, 2012

Westfield Prudential NJ Properties Hosts Tax Appeal Seminar

WESTFIELD — In 2011, according to the Department of Treasury’s Division of Taxation, more than 68,000 residential tax appeals were filed in New Jersey — the highest since 1992 and more than triple the number filed in 2007.

“Claire Went To France” At Hamilton Stage Next Month

RAHWAY — StrangeDog Theatre Company presents “Claire Went To France,” a philosophical comedy by Ben Clawson directed by Artem Yatsunov, at the Union County Performing Arts Center’s Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street, Rahway.

Edison Barnes & Noble Hosts Bookfair To Benefit Special Needs Lifeline

EDISON – In an effort to raise funds for programming for the disabled community, Special Needs Lifeline is working together with Barnes & Noble Booksellers by hosting a Bookfair at the Edison store in Menlo Park Mall.

Writer’s Block: After Sandy, Can We Still Be Thankful?


The storm of the century, followed by a nor’easter chaser and the re-election of President Obama is a trilogy of terror that could easily have been scripted by that master of the horror story, Stephen King. Only it wasn’t. The frightening weather was stranger than any imaginative thing he could have written.

Library Sponsors Program To Inform Seniors Of Medicare Options

CRANFORD—Medicare’s 2012 Annual Enrollment Period has begun and will run through Dec. 7. During this period, Medicare participants can select their Medicare Advantage plan and/or Prescription Drug plan for the year 2013.

Museum Presents Program: “Fashions In The Age Of Austen”

Miniature portrait of Louisa Sanderson Macculloch, circa 1810-1820. (Collection of Macculloch Hall Historical Museum.)

MORRISTOWN — On Sunday, Nov. 18 at 4:30 p.m., Macculloch Hall Historical Museum Executive Director Carrie Fellows will present “Fashions in the Age of Austen”, an exploration of women’s fashion encompassing 1790 – 1817.

Remembering The Past: Past Woodbridge

Remembering the Past by Diane Norek Harrison

WOODBRIDGE-The following is from a reader after my Sept. 21 column: “Sam’s Bar and Grill, which was supposedly haunted, was on New Brunswick Avenue in Fords. Dalina’s was on Crows Mill as was Mezo’s, a small general store. Slice n Spice was a deli on New Brunswick Avenue.”

St. Joseph’s Hosts Annual Christmas Concert

PATERSON – The St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center Foundation will hold its annual Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. (without intermission) at the Shea Performing Arts Center at William Paterson University, will feature the music of the Newark Boys Chorus School and the fabulous Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey. This is a benefit event for St. Joseph’s Healthcare System.