WOODBRIDGE-Here are some wonderful memories from Martha Storey Webb: “Diane, I was born in Woodbridge and wrote these memories for my own pleasure and someone thought you might like a copy. This was a poor time for us but a close time. Not many of us left. Thank you for your interesting articles. Enjoy!”
CRANFORD—Looking for some good summer reading at bargain prices?
The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite you to visit their used book sale in the Friendly Book Cellar at the Cranford Public Library, on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
ROSELLE – Full Force, “the original vocal hip-hop band”, and acclaimed R&B singer Kevon Edmonds will share the spotlight at Friday’s Roselle UEZ Summer Concert.
The American Dream comes in all colors, creeds and religious persuasions. Or at least that’s the way we were taught it should be at Bragaw Ave. School in Newark, N.J., circa the 1950s. For the primarily Jewish residents of Dewey St., only a couple blocks away, this opportunity was each week celebrated by watching “The Goldbergs.” No relation.
ELIZABETH—Maybe Hannah Caldwell’s ghost just needed a little more time in make-up.
According to the folks at Ghost Hunters—the SyFy Channel’s popular show that searches for the paranormal—their findings about the Union County Courthouse’s infamous ghost, originally expected to air in August, will now run Sept. 16.
EDISON – The Edison Valley Playhouse is casting for a November production of “The House of Blue Leaves” by John Guare. Auditions will be held on Sunday, Aug. 16, from 1-5 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 17, from 7:30-10 p.m.
Wine & Cheese Party • Aug. 6 from 5:30-9 p.m. – The Rahway Center Partnership will host a wine & cheese party at the Rahway Train Station Plaza, on Milton Ave. between Irving and Broad Sts. Admission: $15 per person, advance tickets available at Beana’s, 988 Saint Georges Ave., Rahway.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With analog TV transmission signals a thing of the past and digital signals the only way Americans can watch the programming of their choice, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) urges consumers to apply for converter box coupons.
by Diane Norek Harrison
SOUTH AMBOY-On Aug. 4, 1962, South Amboy Junior Olympics were held under the supervision of James Inman and under the sponsorship of the City’s Recreation Committee.
It would have been Heaven to be surprised…to find that “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” wasn’t the stultifying bore I expected. But it is forty-five minutes into the movie and I begin to fear the worst.