NEWARK — In 1890, when U.S. Census takers canvassed Newark neighborhoods, they discovered the number of residents who rented their homes outnumbered those who owned their houses.
The history of Perth Amboy Lodge No. 784 began in the year 1902 when Perth Amboy was a quiet little city, with a population of 18,000. Its principal business section on Smith St. extended from Front St. to state St, and the section beyond the tracks known as “Dublin.”
Musical Theater • July 23, 24, 29, 30 & 31 at 8 p.m.; July 25 at 3 p.m. – Mystic Vision Players will present Aida at the Linden High School Theatre, 121 W. St. Georges Ave.
I read the newspaper religiously every day. In fact, not reading the paper feels, to me, the same way it does when you discover that you left the house without a wristwatch on, like something’s missing. Sometimes I even read two or three different newspapers just to see what one paper considers front page news that other papers don’t. It’s amazing how the news can differ in importance from one read to the next.
UNION — The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Main Library during the month of August:
Hot summer weather can pose special health risks to older adults. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has some advice for helping older people avoid heat-related illnesses, known as hyperthermia.
Anyone who says he totally comprehends writer-director Christopher Nolan’s surreally fascinating yet confounding “Inception” is full of it.
CRANFORD—Andrea Carbine, co-owner of Cranford’s acclaimed A Toute Heure bistro, will talk about the “locavore” movement on Monday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
LINDEN — Morning Star Community Christian Center is hosting a free concert and all proceeds will go toward the Haiti relief efforts.
CLARK — Children enjoyed an evening of everything bubbly last night at the Clark Public Library. Part of the library’s summer reading program, “Bubble Trouble” presented by Jeff Boyer Productions entertained the youngsters while explaining some of the science of bubble making.