Recreation & Lifestyle

Remembering the Past: Rahway Information Wanted & Facts About Linden Churches

RAHWAY-I received an e-mail asking readers for some help with past information. “I have been working on my family genealogy for the last year or so and just found out that my great uncle was a driver for Haines Dairy in Rahway in 1942. His name was Edgar Baylis and I am looking for any info on the dairy, the area (he lived on Montgomery St.) him or anything related.”

Remembering the Past: Happy Father’s Day

SOUTH AMBOY-Father’s Day in 1964 was on June 21. Holden’s Jewelers which was at 106 No. Broadway had great gift ideas for Dad; watches, fraternal jewelry, electric razors-Schick, Norelco and Remington, rings, lighters, ash trays, tie tacs and cuff links.

Linden Summer Concerts Begin On Tuesday

LINDEN – Linden’s popular summer concert series will begin on Tuesday with a performance by Linden’s own 1910 Fruitgum Company.

The show is scheduled for 7 p.m. on June 23 at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade on North Wood Avenue, next to the Post Office and across from City Hall.

Singers Invited To Audition At Mall

EDISON – In an effort to discover the next singer/songwriter sensation, Simon’s Menlo Park Mall and 95.5 WPLJ-FM are inviting aspiring vocalists to audition for an opportunity to receive a single song recording agreement and a $1,000 Simon Visa Giftcard during this summer’s Simon & WPLJ Sing-to-Win contest.

Senior Artists Sought For County Contest

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Department on Aging is putting out a call for entries for its annual juried Senior Citizen Art Contest & Exhibition, scheduled for July 20 through Aug. 13 at the Carteret Senior Center. Deadline for registration is June 26.

Ghostly Secrets Of The Union County Courthouse To Be Revealed This Summer?

ELIZABETH—Seth Laderman won’t say whether the ghost of Hannah Caldwell is finally ready for her close up.

But he is predicting fans of Ghost Hunters, the popular cable television series on the SciFi channel, will not be disappointed when they tune in this summer to see what the crew found when they visited the Union County Courthouse.

“Angels & Demons” – The Good, the Bad and the Blurry – 2 & ½ popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Just as you didn’t have to be Jewish to love Levy’s Jewish Rye, you don’t have to be Catholic to appreciate “Angels & Demons.” But, like the little old lady said in defense of…

“Star Trek” – The Way They Were – 3 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic While the old calendar on the wall proclaims June 21 the first day of summer this year, fans of that cultural phenomenon known as the Summer Blockbuster will contend “Star Trek’s” recent arrival in…