ELIZABETH-“Why are we so afraid of differences, and how do we learn to hate different people?” That question, posed by actor/psychologist/poet Dr. Michael Fowlin, guest speaker at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth on Nov. 4, opened the door to students hearing a multitude of thought-provoking messages meant to challenge how they treat one another in their daily interactions.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Veterans Central Committee will host its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m.
A few days ago, I walked by the Hotel Chelsea… The Hotel Chelsea has seen the likes of Mark Twain, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Dylan Thomas, Jack Kerouac, you name it…
MOUNTAINSIDE – You may not be thinking about your tax return right now, but now is a great time to start planning for next year and to make sure your records are organized.
ELIZABETH– Brittany Henderson, a junior at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, will perform on at the “WBGO Champions of Jazz Benefit” at the NJ Performing Arts Center in Newark.
TRENTON – State Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney today teamed with a group of mayors from across the state to jumpstart an aggressive campaign to promote shared services as the means to property tax relief.
Dear EarthTalk: I know that some people abstain from meat on Fridays for religious reasons, but what’s the story behind “Meatless Mondays?” — Sasha Burger, Ronkonkoma, NY
For many, mid-November through New Year’s Day is a blur of activity when important tasks get ignored. Who has time to review their benefits and tax paperwork when holiday planning looms overhead?
NEW BRUNSWICK – Approximately 3,901 wanted persons from across New
Jersey voluntarily turned themselves in at Fugitive Safe Surrender, held
Nov. 3-6, at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in
Somerset. Because not all cases have been processed, the total is
still being counted and is expected to approximate 4,000.
COLONIA – Clark police officers shot and killed a 300-pound black bear on Sunday morning when it charged at a Woodbridge police officer at a park on Inman Avenue in Colonia, Clark Police Chief Denis Connell said.