Recreation & Lifestyle

Remembering The Past: Elizabeth memories

By Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH – The following is from Joan Busch: “I remember working in the Singer Manufacturing Company, shopping Thursday nights on Broad Street and Twin City Arena skating. There were seven movie theaters and busses to everywhere.…

The Other Josh Cohen delivers laughs, lively music and more

STATE — For everything you lose, you gain something else; and for one recently burglarized Josh Cohen, the unrelenting sense of honesty that compels him to give up a $56,000 check sent in a case of mistaken identity, looks like a disappointment…

Remembering The Past: Carteret’s Past

By Diane Harrison CARTERET-Does anyone have memories of the Brunswick Carteret Rink? On March 25, 1967 a “Teen dance” was held with a $2.00 admission fee and the same year, Thursday nights were “Family Skate Nites.” Regular admission was $1.00, but on…

Letters Offer Glimpse Of Life During Civil War

By Paul Hadsall CRANFORD – Married soldiers in the Civil War faced four key challenges according to historian John G. Zinn: distance, danger, finances and readjustment after returning home. Zinn, the chair of the New Jersey Civil War 150th Anniversary…

Duke Energy lobbyist convinced Obama White House not to regulate coal ash 4 years before the the third-largest coal ash spill in U.S. history

On November 4, 2009, Duke Energy lobbyist Bill Tyndall walked into the White House and met with Obama Administration officials to discuss whether coal ash should be regulated in the wake of the TVA coal ash spill disaster that had happened…

Rose Society’s February meeting

STATE — Jersey Shore Rose Society’s February meeting provides information on growing roses at in the Community Room of Kensington Court Assisted Living, 864 Shrewsbury Ave., in Tinton Falls. Whether you know nothing or a lot about roses, all are welcome…