TRENTON—Statistics released this week by the New Jersey School Boards Association indicate that average teacher salary raises are dropping to the lowest point on record.
HAMILTON– Preparing college-bound teens for life away from home can be an anxious and task-filled time. While many parents will be teaching and reminding their teens about diet, laundry and personal safety, they too frequently forget the important subject of car care and repairs before sending their teen and vehicle off to college.
RAHWAY- The 3rd Annual “Summer Strongman Showdown” benefit will be held Saturday, Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. in the Power and Fitness Health Club Parking lot located at 280 St. Georges Avenue, Rahway.
EAST RUTHERFORD — The Meadowlands is one of 21 harness racing tracks throughout the United States that will participate in a weekend-long celebration of harness racing for fans, old and new, on Aug. 14 and 15.
PERTH AMBOY-Businesses was once on Smith St.: Joseph L. Hare; furniture, carpets and oil clothes, Marsh Bros Florist, Wm. H. McCormick flour feed, W.B. Mount; home furnishing goods, M. Peterson; boots and shoes, C.C. Pierson’s Old Family Shoe Store was opposite R.P. Barton, Skidmore’s Meat Market.
I used to wonder if I failed my daughter. Since she is my only child, it really hurts when I don’t do something right the first time, because I never get a do-over with a second kid. So you can imagine the lingering torment, anguish and nightmares I experienced after learning that my daughter….drum roll here….. WOULD NOT APPLY TO IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS!
Singles • Aug. 13 from 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers, Carteret Chapter, will hold an open dance at the American Legion Hall, 1155 Roosevelt Ave., Carteret. Live music & refreshments. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 1-732-969-2228 or 1-908-757-0515.
RAHWAY — Honorary Chairman, Dr. Barry Benisch, Rahway Pathology, P.A. expresses his appreciation to the Golf Committee and RWJ Rahway Foundation for their dedication and commitment to RJW Rahway.
WOODBRIDGE – The New Horizons Band will perform familiar works from well-known Broadway musicals at a benefit concert with proceeds to benefit the Barron Arts Center on Saturday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m.
Classic comedic conventions commandeered by the unique nuttiness that is Will Ferrell make director-writer Adam McKay’s “The Other Guys” a bona fide laugh fest. Spanning the spectrum of shtick from slapstick to heady juxtaposition, this ceaselessly rambunctious send-up of cop shows cajoles you into its mad modus operandi.
STATE — Fairy tales can come true? Sometimes, as Elizabeth native Joel Zelnik can attest.
UNION — Salem Roadhouse Cafe at Townley Presbyterian Church, 829 Salem Road in Union, will feature a double billing on Saturday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. Doors will be open at 7:30 p.m.
Recently, the news has been filled with stories of promising young athletes who, without warning, collapse on the playing field or during practice and later die from complications from a heart problem they never knew they had.