Memories from a reader named Bill: “I happened upon your brief memories from William Frolich about Elizabeth’s Recreation Pier. I remember it from the early 1950s when my Dad took me fishing on the ‘Buddy’, a party boat owned and run by Capt. Fred Mullens (sp?).
NEW BRUNSWICK—AM Productions and State Theatre present comedian Craig Ferguson, host of The Late, Late Show on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 8pm. Ferguson’s sharp, witty and unmistakable brand of humor has earned him worldwide recognition and success across a broad variety of media and among critics and audiences alike. Tickets range from $28-98.
TRENTON – One of the best ways to protect the environment is to stop creating pollution in the first place, a concept many industries have been using for years. You can apply the same principle at home to make your living environment much healthier.
LINDEN – Though this year’s Linden Halloween Parade has been canceled, the city Department of Public Property and Community Services still has several Halloween activities planned.
STATE – Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children 3 to 14 years old, according to 2006 figures from the National Center for Health Statistics. However, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 8,959 lives have been saved from 1975 to 2008 by the proper use of child safety seats.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard conflicting reports regarding how long it really takes for a plastic grocery bag to decompose. Can you set the record straight? — Martha Blount, San Diego, CA
EDISON–WWE Champion and Hall of Fame legend, Tony “Mr. USA” Atlas, will headline a full card of bouts at the upcoming Fall Family Spectacular in Edison on Sept. 25.
WOODBRIDGE — The Woodbridge Department of Health & Human Services and Animal Control Division is offering free rabies inoculations for township dogs and cats on Monday, Sept. 20 and Wednesday, Sept. 22.
Back when Marilyn Randall was a kid, she didn’t have to send a friend request in order to become someone’s friend.
UPPER FREEHOLD – Perhaps you’ve always wanted to learn how to fish or hunt but weren’t sure how to get started. Or maybe you’ve been longing to strap on a backpack and venture onto the Appalachian Trail for a long weekend but were afraid you lacked the skills.