ELIZABETH – The holidays are a busy time of year for everyone. The Postal Service expects to deliver 16.5 billion cards, letters, and packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Postmaster Dennis Allocco has a tip for relieving some of the hustle, bustle, and costs of the busy holiday season.
Ten years ago, on November 29, 2001, George Harrison—the “quiet Beatle”—passed away at the age of 58, a victim of throat cancer. Harrison left behind an amazing legacy, one that not only spanned a legendary musical career that began with the Beatles and continued throughout his solo career but also went beyond the cultural to the spiritual.
LINDEN — Linden resident Tatiana Richkova is displaying an assortment of her photography throughout the Linden Public Library until Jan. 21, 2012.
RAHWAY — Kim Kiefer, an English teacher at Rahway High School, also applies her professional skills at the district and university levels. She is advisor to the Rahway district literary journal, Ex Animo, teaches two English composition classes at Kean University, and is co-director of the Kean University Writing Project.
TRENTON – Assembly panel approved two bills Monday that would help towns provide long-term solutions to ward off future flooding problems.
CARTERET-On Monday, Nov. 21, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman and PRAB, Inc. opened an intake Home Energy and Weatherization Assistance Office.
CAMDEN – Building on New Jersey’s existing prisoner re-entry, rehabilitation and prevention programs, Gov. Chris Christie today outlined an initiative to help more offenders get the support they need to successfully re-enter society, break the cycle of criminality and lead productive lives.
UNION COUNTY — Help check out hunger this holiday season with donations to a Food Drive being sponsored by the Union County Public Libraries. From now until Dec.16, local public libraries will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items to benefit the New Jersey Community Food Bank and other local food pantries.
CLARK — In what has become a rite of passage for the past 15 years on Thanksgiving Eve; the very well attended Arthur L. Johnson High School intergenerational Alumni Football Dinner was held in the school cafeteria.