SCOTCH PLAINS—Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will have a 30% off sale on all merchandise in their thrift store now through Saturday, Nov. 14. The store is located at 1750 East Second Street, Scotch Plains and is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day except Sunday and Monday.
STATE – The Port Authority will run expanded PATH train service from Newark and Hoboken into New York tomorrow to accommodate passengers heading to and from the New York Yankees’ victory parade in lower Manhattan.
METUCHEN—The St. Joseph High School Theater Company is performing Dramatic Publishing company’s “Cheaper by the Dozen,” a comedy adapted by Christopher Sergel from the book by Frank Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey.
RAHWAY—St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church in Rahway will host a flea market and craft sale on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event will be held in the parish center, located at 1407 St. Georges Avenue.
As a writer, the spoken word is so very important to me, because when writers write, they speak the words from their heart, and when a writer speaks, their heart should always be heard.
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y.— The winter holiday season is a time for family and friends to gather, often traveling a great distance to be together. Many families consider pets to be part of their family and choose to take them along. Traveling with pets is not always easy, especially when the family dog or cat experiences fear of travel, or motion sickness.
Food Tasting • Nov. 6 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. – The Rahway Center Partnership will host The Taste at the Rahway Recreation Center, City Hall Plaza, Milton Ave. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Call 1-732-396-3545. More than 35 food vendors and 35 wine and liquor vendors are scheduled to take part.
CRANFORD—Filmmaker Chris Keenan, a Cranford native, will present two of his short films at the Cranford Community Center on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m.
ELIZABETH-Here are some winter memories from William Frolich: “None of us have actual memories of the famous blizzard of 1888, but we have heard of it from our grandparents. We have heard that in the center of Elizabeth a train of the Central Railroad was stalled for two days at the Broad Street station, blocking the intersection that is now known as the Elizabeth Arches.
STATE – On Nov. 1, the International Association of Fire Chiefs reminds families to change the batteries in their smoke alarms when they change their clocks back to Standard Time.