From Harold Miller: “Further west in Edison were several doctors and dentists who had offices along the boulevard. The good thing about living in this area back then was that it had two public service buses running from Highland Park to downtown Perth Amboy.
RAHWAY – The popular Hot Rods & Harleys Day will return to downtown Rahway on Saturday, May 15, with a rain date of May 22.
CRANFORD – The Union County College Foundation will hold its 17th annual “Evening At The Races” in the Pegasus Restaurant, high atop the Meadowlands Racetrack on Thursday, June 17, at 6 p.m.
METUCHEN — This year’s Metuchen Junebug ArtFest will include two contests for artists.
STATE — The Powerball jackpot continues to grow, reaching an estimated $97 million because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday’s drawing.
MADISON – Bucky and John Pizzarelli, Harry Allen, Cecil Brooks III, and the George Gee Swing Orchestra are some of the headliners at Jazzfest 2010 sponsored by RXR and presented by the New Jersey Jazz Society.
PERTH AMBOY – An exhibition of student artwork is on display through June 19 at the Perth Amboy Gallery Center for the Arts, a non-profit art center.
LIVINGSTON—According to the Brain Injury Association of New Jersey, approximately 200,000 Americans suffer brain injuries each year as the result of riding a bicycle, scooter, skateboard and in-line/roller skates.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The Unlimited Potential Theater Company (UPTCo), a project of VSA arts of New Jersey (VSA/NJ), is seeking poems, essays, short stories and plays by New Jersey residents eighteen years of age or over for its 17th annual Joyce Indik New Jersey Wordsmith Competition.
Memories from William Frolich: “In the old days, many smaller communities did not have city water systems, and residents depended on their own wells in their back yard for water.