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Remembering The Past: Perth Amboy Memories

PERTH AMBOY-Here are more memories from Gerald Bertekap: “In the 1940s there was a great ice cream store on Smith Street called the Boston Ice Cream Kitchen. The best item on the menu was a dusty road, a banana split with powered malted milk sprinkled on a whipped cream made road on top.

“One Day” Seems More Like a Week

Whether it wears on us, wears us out, or we’re just being polite, somewhere along its tortuous path director Lone Scherfig’s “One Day” gains our interest. Or, maybe it’s just that we’ve come this far and are curious to see how things turn out for the couple who, visited each July 15, can’t quite figure out if they are just best friends or something more.

Writer’s Block: It Was a Dark and Stormy Night…

I recently got back from spending a few days down the Jersey shore. As a bona fide Jersey lover, I find it odd that I hardly go on vacation to our shore. My little piece of heaven is Cape Ann, Massachusetts, where huge rocks line the coast of Gloucester and twin lighthouses can be spotted offshore in the foggy distance.