PERTH AMBOY—Cathedral International and Friends’ Health Connection will host “An Evening in Conversation with Dr. Cornel West, noted author, activist and college professor and James Brown, business owner, Emmy award winning sports commentator and motivational speaker.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—They may be Union County employees by day, but with a little bit of Halloween spirit last weekend they became the late wives of David Felt who lived in the Deserted Village in Union County’s Watchung Reservation.
Ghost Tours • Oct. 30 on the hour from 6-10 p.m. and Oct. 31 on the hour from 5-10 p.m. – Renowned psychic Jane Doherty will lead ghost tours of the Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave, Perth Amboy. The historic building has been featured on the SyFi Channel’s “Ghost Hunters.” Suggested donation: $10 per person; $3 per child under 16. For info or directions, call 1-732-826-5527.
EDISON – The Township of Edison is offering a special shopping trip this holiday season to Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets for great gift buying.
PERTH AMBOY-In 1937, New Raritan Bar and Grill and Nite Club at 375-377 State St. featured Vaudeville Headliners in a Gala Halloween Show. There was smooth dancing and rapid-fire entertainment.
The only really frightening thing about first time writer-director Oren Peli’s “Paranormal Activity” is that Americans are paying good money to see it. Go figure.
RAHWAY—The Downfront Jazz series, a partnership of Arts Guild New Jersey and the Union County Performing Art Center, will feature the Yotam Silberstein Trio with special guest, Sharel Cassity on Friday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. at the UCPAC, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway.
FLORHAM PARK—When you say “vehicle maintenance,” the first things that come to mind are oil changes, tune-ups and other routine vehicle checks. However, maintaining a vehicle – and its resale value – extends beyond what is under the hood.
RAHWAY—The Taste, Rahway’s “Food Event Of The Year” will be held on Friday, Nov. 6, at the Rahway Recreation Center on Milton Avenue. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. and will run until 9:30 p.m.
EDISON—With millions of American children settled back into the routine of a new school year, it’s time for parents to get ready for parent-teacher conferences.