SOUTH AMBOY – The city will hold its annual Memorial Day parade and celebration this Saturday, May 21. Organizers hope that the early date will encourage more participation.
ELIZABETH-Memories from Fr. Tom McLaughlin: “I have some Elizabeth memories told to me by my mother. At the end of Monroe Avenue, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Kister, owned a farm at the turn of the century (1900). She recalls their well, their horse and buggy as well as fields of yellow daffodils.
Yard Sale • May 21 & 22 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. –The Joan Angela D’Alessandro Memorial Foundation will hold a yard sale at 45 Florence St., Hillsdale (off Clinton Ave.) to benefit neglected & homeless youth at the Father English Center in Paterson and Youth Haven in Passaic. Info: 1-201-664-9140
I am very fond of the saying ‘no good deed goes unpunished’ because I am living proof that it is true. This thought comes to mind as I look out my office window all the while groaning over the latest stretch of soupy weather.
WOODBRIDGE — Some of the world’s best alternative sports athletes will mix it up with some of the nation’s hottest new music artists as the Journeys Backyard Barbeque makes a national tour stop in the southeast parking lot outside the Woodbridge Center Mall on Saturday, May 21 from noon-7 p.m.
As director Dan Rush’s “Everything Must Go” convivially unreels its bittersweet tale of an alcoholic’s tenuous flirtation with redemption, Will Ferrell’s lead character reminds of the very first dramatic nuance my Mom thought to impart.
WOODBRIDGE — Authorities are actively investigating the death of a Colonia man, who was found on a township street yesterday morning.
PISCATAWAY — A township police officer has been arrested and charged with taking an undetermined amount of cocaine while working as the department’s evidence officer, authorities said.
EDISON — A total of 1445 students – the largest class in Middlesex County College history – graduated Thursday, May 19 at the 44th annual Commencement exercises witnessed by more than 3,000 guests.
NEWARK –A comprehensive report funded by the Department of Health and Human Services Centers recently found that fewer than half of all children in the U.S. receive health care treatment in any kind of consistent or adequate way.