MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four county parks.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve noticed that wildflower blooms in the mountains have been coming earlier and earlier in recent years. Is this a sign of global warming?
CLARK—Everyone, Cantor, congregants and staff, at Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah, 111 Valley Road in Clark, is busily preparing for an inspirational Friday night Shabbat Service, replete with music, song, and sweets, on Aug. 6.
CLARK — As Caitlin Goerlich draws back the string on her bow, determination is written all over her face.
EDISON — Art work from professional and non-professional Middlesex County artists over age 60, who participated in the Middlesex County Department of Senior Services Senior Art Contest, is currently on display at The Studio Art Gallery in the Performing Arts Center at Middlesex County College in Edison.
PERTH AMBOY – The city will host an Arts Festival on Amboy Avenue, between Lawrie and Washington streets, from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. There will be music, arts & crafts, vendors and more.
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.