Wrestling • Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The Rahway Recreation Center, 275 E. Milton Ave., will host a wrestling show. For info, call 1-732-888-1704.
Remember those back to school commercials from a few years ago that featured ecstatic parents gliding along on a shopping cart in a school supply store? Their darling children stood frozen and expressionless as a voiceover could be heard singing, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”
Artsy without being too schmartsy, director Anton Corbijn’s “The American” should please those viewers who don’t mind their movies veering off the main line from time to time.
STATE–The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is using National Emergency Preparedness Month to re-present NJ Alert, the state’s mass text and email emergency notification system.
CLARK – Clark native Ilene “Leeny” Altman will be returning to her hometown this weekend to perform on the Kids Kingdom Stage at the Union County MusicFest.
STATE — The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has advised consumers that Midland Farms, located in Menands, New York, has voluntarily recalled certain milk products due to the potential of improper pasteurization.
NEWARK – JP Morgan Chase & Co. will pay a $1.1 million fine to settle a state investigation into the company’s sale of auction-rate securities, New Jersey officials announced today. The firm also agreed to repurchase approximately $91.25 million in securities from individual New Jersey investors.
STATE — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will headline a $100 per person fundraising event for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad in Des Moines on Oct. 4.
MONROE – Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno and Bill Baroni, deputy executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, visited Monroe Township Wednesday to present a piece of steel from the World Trade Center for inclusion in their public memorial to honor the victims and remember the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Sometimes I miss the days before cell phones, email and voicemail. Sure, they’ve simplified our lives in many ways – remember how frustrating it was trying to reach people before answering machines?