Memories from Thomas Saboy: “Hot Rodding started after World War II (late 40s) and came alive in the 1950s.
NEWARK—The stars will shine brightly as 15 New Jersey legends are celebrated at the third annual New Jersey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 2 at NJPAC in Newark. Governor Chris Christie and First Lady Mary Pat Christie are co-chairs of the event, which has become New Jersey’s version of the Academy Awards.
PERTH AMBOY – On Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Raritan Bay Area YMCA is hosting the Coalition of Hispanic Physicians and Raritan Bay Medical Center in the first “Hispanic Health Fair and Healthy Kid’s Day.”
EAST RUTHERFORD– State Fair at the Meadowlands Fairgrounds will donate up to 2,000 State Fair entry tickets to underprivileged children in Middlesex and Union counties this spring, for use during the 19-day fair, running daily from June 17 – July 5.
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STATE—Baskin-Robbins is sweetening the spring season by hosting its fourth annual 31 Cent Scoop Night celebration on April 28, from 5 – 10 p.m., at all locations nationwide. During the event, all 2.5 oz. ice cream scoops will be priced at just 31 cents, with a limit of three scoops per person.
STATE –Tonight’s Mega Millions lottery jackpot is worth $191 million.
NEWARK—More than 1,000 pedestrians visited emergency rooms in 2008 for injuries sustained from falls that occurred while using a cell phone to call or text.
QUINCY, Mass. – A report released last week by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Characteristics of Home Fire Victims, and Injuries, finds that adults over the age of 75 are nearly three times as likely to die in a home fire as the general public.
LINDEN—The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services will hold a surprise one day ceramic class for Linden students in kindergarten through eighth grades on Thursday, May 20, from 6 – 7:30 p.m., at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street.