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.
SCOTCH PLAINS – “Love (Awkwardly)” is a collaborative process by playwrights Maryann Carroll Carolan ’86 and John Rotondo ’07 and twelve juniors and seniors from Union Catholic Regional High School in Scotch Plains.
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.
The funniest among Hollywood’s recent spate of irreverent farces, “The Hangover” refuses to relinquish your funny bone from opening scene to closing credits.
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.
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.
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.
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