In addressing Michael Moore’s “Capitalism: A Love Story,” first let it be known: I am not now, nor have I ever been, a member of the Communist Party. In the ‘60’s, when it looked like we might actually have a revolution, I cast my eyes skyward and entreated, “Don’t let my parents get hurt, and let me keep my sports car.” Alas, I am a capitalist.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Postal Service starts delivering the 2009 holiday season by issuing the Winter Holidays stamps Thursday and the Hanukkah and Kwanzaa stamps Friday at the American Stamp Dealers Association Mega Stamp Show in New York City.
WOODBRIDGE-Here are more wonderful memories from Martha Storey Webb:
“Mr. Cataldo Lupo came around in his Fruit and Vegetable truck and people came out of their homes to buy fresh produce.
DES PLAINES, Ill.—Winter is right around the corner and in honor of Energy Awareness Month, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) recommends making energy-efficient upgrades as a way for homeowners to prepare for the season. Many remodelers are offering weatherization programs to help them reduce energy costs.
Halloween is one of the most exciting nights of the year for a child. Everything that is forbidden—staying up late, parading around the neighborhood in scary costumes, begging for candy from neighbors, and gorging on treats—is expected on Halloween.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre and Undercover Entertainment present Shelly Garrett’s “Beauty Shop 2009” for two performances on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 3 and 8p.m. Tickets range from $22-57.
CLARK—The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present an exhibit titled “The Art of Emotionalism,” showcasing works of Ewa Maslowska, Ewa Zeller and Grzegorz Jakubowski.
ELIZABETH—The Rotary Club of Elizabeth, celebrating its 92nd year of service to the greater Elizabeth community, will host a unique food-tasting event, The Taste of Elizabeth and Beyond, on Monday, Oct. 26 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel, 1170 Spring Street, Elizabeth.
WESTFIELD—The NJWA Rockin’ Jazz Band, directed by Dr. Ted Schlosberg with assistant director Caryn Feder, will rehearse for its 2009-2010 season each Saturday from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts studios, 150-152 East Broad Street, Westfield.
CRANFORD—The Readers’ Forum, the lively book discussion group of the Cranford Public Library, will meet on Monday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in the library’s Fridlington Room. The group will discuss “The Glass Castle: A Memoir” (2005) by Jeanette Walls.