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Kung Fu At “Family Fun & Flix”

ROSELLE — The next evening of “Family Fun and Flix” – Union County’s free summer outdoor entertainment and film series – will feature the movie “Kung Fu Panda” on Tuesday, July 26, in Warinanco Park, on the border of Elizabeth and Roselle.

Contract Awarded For Demolition Of Delaney Homes

PERTH AMBOY—The Housing Authority of the City of Perth Amboy has awarded a $1.2 million contract for the partial demolition of John A. Delaney Homes to Richard E. Pierson Construction Co., Inc. of Pilesgrove, city officials announced this week. The contract work will include the demolition of 20 of the 29 residential buildings on the Delaney site and the garage building.

Community Calendar

Family Theatre • July 22, 23, 28, 29 & 30 at 8 p.m. & July 24 at 3 p.m. – Mystic Vision Players, in conjunction with the Linden Cultural Committee, will present their 19th summer season production “Once On This Island” at Linden High School Auditorium, 121 W. St. Georges Ave., Linden. Tickets are $15, or $12 for students and seniors. To purchase in advance, call 1-908-486-4144.

Officials Recommend Health Precautions Due To Excessive Heat

TRENTON–With the heat index soaring to 110 degrees today, the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) urges the elderly, disabled and those with chronic medical conditions to drink plenty of water and visit senior or cooling centers if they do not have air conditioning.

Clean Energy Leaders Urge Public To Attend Upcoming Hearings On NJ Master Plan

STATE – New Jersey’s clean energy leaders are calling for a stronger Energy Master Plan (EMP) and urge citizens to come to the upcoming hearings to voice their support for New Jersey’s current clean energy goals.

Trudi’s Corner: A Fool And His Money…

Last week, I received the A.A.R.P. bulletin in the mail. In most cases, I enjoy the articles and points of information. I’m not interested in well-known celebrities unless they can relate how they overcame adversity and bounced back to a normal lifestyle.

Writer’s Block: Filthy Rich For Fifteen Minutes

This was my first week off from school since the year ended in June! Ah, yes. No alarm to set and no planning dinner at 5:00 in the morning for the next seven weeks. This is my birthday week, too, and I just know that my husband’s gift to me will surely make Kate Middleton think she married the wrong man.

NJ Officials Monitor Hudson River Sewerage Discharge

STATE – Following a Wednesday fire at a New York City wastewater treatment plant, raw sewerage has been being discharged into the Hudson River. Officials have declared the river off-limits for swimming and other recreational uses.