Among the many ‘titles’ bestowed on me by family members over the years, are “Best Italian Sauce Maker”, “#1 Wife” and “World’s Greatest Mom”. I know at least this last one is true because I have a tee shirt to prove it. When I taught dance a few years ago, I was given a trophy that said “Outstanding Performer and Choreographer”.
SOUTH AMBOY-More past information from the old bars and liquor stores since I started researching them in 1997.
RAHWAY — The Somerset Jazz Consortium will be returning for jazz performances at the Rahway Public Library on Saturdays Oct. 9, 16, and 23 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Italian-America Feast • Oct. 8, 9 & 10 – Clark UNICO will hold their 4th annual Italian-American Feast at the Clark Municipal Building on Westfield Ave. For info or to volunteer, call Ralph Bernardo at 1-908-337-7773.
UNION – The Salem Roadhouse Café will present Pam Purvis and The Blue Skies Band on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS — Keeping true to the promise that law enforcement will never forget the fallen, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow invites members of the public to attend a ceremony this month that will honor those officers who were killed in the line of duty.
GREAT LAKES, Ill. — Navy Seaman David A. Corley, a 1997 graduate of Saint Mary Of Assumption High School, Elizabeth, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
UNION COUNTY — The Fifth Annual Step Up for The Arc was a resounding success with more than $40,000 raised. The monies will help the Arc of Union County continue to provide programs and services to more than 1,000 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, which enable them and their families to enjoy a productive and enhanced life.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The Provident Bank Foundation recently awarded The State Theatre Regional Arts Center in New Brunswick with a $10,000 grant – the final installment of a three-year, $30,000 pledge – to support its Milk & Cookies series.
EDISON — Middle School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison donated $5 each to wear fun and funky hats on Friday, Oct. 1, for Hats On Day.
After years of bloodshed and lies, it’s time to throw away the euphemisms and call people and events what they are in truth.
The continuing financial woes facing governments, institutions, families and individuals these days are causing us to reflect on whether the ways we have been doing things historically are indeed the best ways. The pressure to economize during tough financial times can often provide the impetus for outside-the-box thinking.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie accepted the recommendation of the ARC Project Executive Committee to terminate the ARC Project based on a 30-day review which confirmed the project is expected to substantially exceed its current budget.