Recreation & Lifestyle

Remembering The Past: The Night Jefferson High Won the County Championship (Part 2)

Remembering the Past by Diane Norek Harrison

by Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-More from Ed Levy from the years 1955-1956: “In preparation for the Championship event, Jefferson scheduled a ‘Pep Rally’ the afternoon before the night of the title game. Normally, the ‘Pep Rallies’ were held during football…

Movie Review: “The Invisible Woman” – Barely Worth Seeing


Maybe Ralph Fiennes, who plays Charles Dickens in “The Invisible Woman,” a quasi-biopic about the legendary author’s secret relationship with his much younger mistress, Nelly (née Ellen Ternan), shouldn’t have directed himself.

Snow Shoveling Techniques Can Help Keep Individuals Injury Free, Says USciences PT Prof

PHILADELPHIA, Pa.– As temperatures continue to plunge and snowfall levels increase across the tri-state region, a physical therapy professor at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia reminds individuals the exertion, cold weather, and slippery surfaces snow shovelers face during these…

NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Reminds Fans to Avoid Scams As Big Game Approaches

NEWARK – With Super Bowl XLVIII fast approaching, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs reminded New Jersey sports fans, and those planning on coming to the Garden State for the big game, to beware of opportunistic scams that have…

Remembering The Past: Elizabeth History

Remembering the Past by Diane Norek Harrison

ELIZABETH-The following is from Ray Homiski: “My wife and I have recently been looking up some Elizabeth NJ history for several reasons. One is that we found an old map on line that clearly shows a cemetery where we currently live that dates back to the 19th century when there was nothing here but farms and a few homes.

Movie Review: “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” – Don’t Volunteer


If you had never ever seen an action/spy/thriller, then it’s quite possible director Kenneth Branagh’s “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,” based on characters created by Tom Clancy, would wow you…at least somewhat. However, if you are among the other several hundred million of us moviegoers who have been force-fed this formula for decades, you will recognize its long, white beard.