PERTH AMBOY — Dayniza Abreu, an eighth grader at Perth Amboy Catholic School, won the grand prize in The Knights of Columbus San Salvador Council #299’s first annual “Keeping Christ in Christmas” Christmas card contest.
FLORHAM PARK–According to the U.S. Census Bureau, one in five people will be at least 65 years old by 2030, with nearly 10 million people 85 years old or older.
As a multi-Pulitzer-Prize cartoonist, skewering everything from ‘Watergate’ to ‘Iran-Contra’ to ‘The Iraq Invasion’, Paul Conrad has had many accolades thrust upon him during his tenure, including being on Nixon’s ‘enemy list’, receiving death threats from the Reagan administration, and being censored by the Bush Jr. administration…
(NAPSI)-It’s one of the newer Christmas traditions, but it’s still had time to become near and dear to many hearts. Each holiday season, many families attend the only piece of ballet or live theater they’ll see all year: “The Nutcracker.”
It’s a good thing Cher and I aren’t best friends. I can just imagine our repartee at her Malibu home following the premiere of her newest star vehicle, “Burlesque,” written and directed by first time filmmaker Steve Antin.
Craft Fair • Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The Parents’ Guild of Mother Seton Regional High School, GSP Exit 135 in Clark, will sponsor their annual “Peppermint Boutique” Craft Fair. Over 100 crafters expected. Free admission.
CARTERET – The borough will welcome the holiday season next weekend with a tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 10 and a holiday festival from 5-9 p.m. on Dec. 10 and 11 at Carteret Park.
That Christmas follows Thanksgiving so closely on the calendar is confusing for me. I just can’t shift my emotional gears that quickly. One day its thanksgiving and then the next day its banksgiving, as in get me to the ATM.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — NASA has announced the discovery of a microorganism that is able to thrive and reproduce using the toxic chemical arsenic in the Mono Lake research area in California.
UTICA, N.Y. – More than half of U.S. adults (51 percent) say they will spend less on holiday gifts this year than they did in 2009, according to a Zogby Interactive Poll released this week.