AREA – The Friday after Thanksgiving has traditionally been considered the biggest shopping day of the year, but for many it also marks the unofficial start of the holiday season. Local communities will begin holding their tree lighting ceremonies and other holiday events this weekend.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering holiday gift-giving tips that will help support a healthy environment this season and all year long.
There are thousands of toys on store shelves to choose from, but making sure a toy is safe and age appropriate for a child is well worth the search to prevent injury or even death.
BRANCHBURG – Although it seems that the holiday season begins after Labor Day based on advertisements and retail displays, the day after Thanksgiving, otherwise known as “Black Friday” traditionally launches the holiday shopping season.
How will you spend your Thanksgiving Day this year? Sleep in because you have extra days off? Settle down to watch football? Pull up a chair at four o’clock to eat a huge feast? Make plans for Black Friday, plotting with the multitudes to storm the stores and “shop-until-you-drop?”
CLARK — Students in Grigoli’s Kindergarten classes at Valley Road School in Clark celebrated Thanksgiving by having a fruit feast.
STATE – In order to get the most value for holiday shopping, many people are going off the beaten path of mainstream online vendors. The New Jersey State Police Cyber Crimes Unit detectives routinely receive complaints of citizens ripped off by crooks on the web. Many of these crimes can be avoided if consumers follow some common sense advice.
ELIZABETH — The Elizabeth Rotary Earlyact Club of Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy, Elizabeth, donated 11 complete Thanksgiving dinner baskets to St. Joseph’s Social Service Center.
One of the first things good parents teach their children is the importance of saying please and thank you for something we want or have received. What’s cuter than a three-year-old echoing the “thank you” his parents said for the cookie you just gave him?
EDISON — An armed robber apparently committed suicide today after an armored car company employee foiled the gunman’s attempt to rob a bank in the township, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief Thomas J. Bryan of the Edison Police Department announced.