Travel Basketball League Comes to South Amboy

SOUTH AMBOY — The South Amboy Branch YMCA will sponsor a travel basketball team that will play from November to March. The league is open to boys and girls ages 10-14. The last tryout will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 1st at 6:30 p.m. at the South Amboy Y, located at 200 John T. O’Leary Boulevard.

Writer’s Block: Twitter For a Nitwitter Like Me

When did it all get so crazy? I’m talking about people who have to post updates on social networks about the daily ‘events’ of their lives. Now, I don’t mean something like “Good news! Mom’s surgery went well!” I’m talking more like “Out shopping and SNAP! Couldn’t find the shoes I was looking for.

Trudi’s Corner: Mailbox Annoyances

I really thought that I had finally gotten through to some organizations in regards to name labels. Well, it just doesn’t seem to be the case, because I’ve gotten any number addressed to my husband who’s been gone over 20 years. I do know for a fact that I’m not alone in that direction. If there’s a pre-stamped envelope enclosed, I return it with the notation that he’s deceased over that many years.