CLARK — Students in second grade have been learning about the predicting reading strategy in Miss Koddenberg’s literacy enrichment class at Hehnly School in Clark.
CRANFORD — Union County Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski and Mohamed Jalloh (R) present Barry O’Donovan of Cranford with a resolution congratulating him on receiving the United States Business Administration’s Phoenix Award for his efforts to rebuild his business, the Kilkenny House Restaurant & Pub in Cranford, that was severely damaged by flooding following Hurricane Irene in August 2011.
PISCATAWAY – Are you looking for a frighteningly fun time that won’t spook your budget this Halloween? Then, Middlesex County Cultural & Heritage Commission has your answer: East Jersey Olde Towne Village is hosting from Oct. 19 to 21 its Halloween activities, including the popular “Storytelling by Lantern Light” program.
CARTERET — Divine Mercy Parish in Carteret is seeking vendors for a flea market on Nov. 10 in the Parish Center and parking lots on Pershing Avenue.
Alex Karras, the former Detroit Lions All-Pro defensive tackle and later a successful actor, died on October 10. I have vivid memories of him before he ever gained immortality as “Mongo” in “Blazing Saddles” or as the stepdad of “Webster.”