CLARK – Have your picture taken with Santa Claus at O’Johnnie’s Hallmark Shop on Sunday, Dec. 6, between 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. There will be free candy canes, helium balloons and Hallmark date books.
SAYREVILLE – Sayreville’s Holiday Parade of Lights will take place on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m., along Washington Road and Main Street. It will finish at Borough Hall.
WESTFIELD—On Thursday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m., the Westfield Symphony Orchestra will present one of New Jersey’s most popular New Year’s Eve musical celebrations.
PERTH AMBOY-Last year I wrote about the 1978 Holy Spirit Grammar School Christmas play. Here is the information from the 1979 Christmas play, from material given to me for my column.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — This year’s holiday stamps extend diverse greetings. The 44-cent First-Class stamps include Christmas: Madonna and Sleeping Child by Sassoferrato, Eid, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Winter Holidays.
TRENTON—Challenging young people to pursue their dreams, the New Jersey Hall of Fame announced the newest class of inductees with legends and luminaries ranging from jazz great Count Basie to President Woodrow Wilson.
ROSELLE PARK—“Make Your Own” Holiday Craft Class, will be offered on Dec. 17 from 4 – 6 p.m. as a fundraiser for the art gallery at the Casano Community Center.
LINDEN-This is an excerpt from material given to me by Walter Tylicki:
“Early in April 1909, Miss Louise Clougher—now Mrs. Conlon—was employed in the office of the Linden and Union Realty Company, located at the present site (1959) of the Linden Police Headquarters on West Blancke Street.
CLARK—The Dr. William Robinson Plantation & Museum, located at 593 Madison Hill Road, Clark, will hold its third annual holiday celebration on Saturday, Dec. 5, and Sunday, Dec. 6, from noon to 5 p.m.
Most people would not believe that a fully stocked refrigerator and bar could precede an alcohol or drug addiction later in life.