UTICA, N.Y.—Americans prefer signs that it’s Christmas starting the day after Thanksgiving, with 59% of adults saying they like to see Christmas lights on homes, store displays, and hear Christmas tunes on the radio the day after Thanksgiving and no sooner (and also no later!), according to a new Zogby poll.
RAHWAY—The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will host their annual holiday candlelight evening tours, on Saturdays, Dec. 5th and 12th, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the museum building located on the corner of St. Georges and Westfield avenues…
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.