ELIZABETH-There was Esso Standard Oil and Sparlelogs Bollers Bottling. The Janet Memorial Orphanage was on Murray and Cherry streets until 1996 when it was torn down. It was abandoned in 1962.
CLARK — Students at Valley Road School are collecting donations for Pennies for Patients to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society from March 28 until April 18. This is the fourth year that this school is participating in this fundraiser.
It’s too bad Dr. Timothy Leary isn’t around to lend us his perspective on director Neil Burger’s “Limitless,” about a writer who experiments with the ultimate mind-expanding drug and the inevitable side effects that make for the death-defying adventure of his life.
EDISON — The Middlesex County College Dance Ensemble will present its 10th Anniversary Spring Dance Concert, “Celebration” on Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16. The concerts will be held in the Performing Arts Center on the college’s Edison Campus at 7 p.m. and are free.
Live Music • March 26 at 8 p.m. – The Hub Kings, an instrumental soul-jazz trio, will play at La Travola Cucina, 700 Old Bridge Turnpike, South River. Info: www.hubkings.comLive Music • March 26 at 8 p.m. – The Hub Kings, an instrumental soul-jazz trio, will play at La Travola Cucina, 700 Old Bridge Turnpike, South River. Info: www.hubkings.com
It is about time that we drop the panic mode and return to normal. In today’s era of heightened security and public panic, you’re not allowed to have uncontrolled people just milling around the Statehouse halls, meeting with their representatives and engaging in the democratic process.
Frank L. Knies of Sarasota, Fla., formally of Clark, passed away on March 24. He was 83.
PLAINFIELD – Authorities are asking for the public’s help in their search for a second suspect in the Sept. 28, 2010 murder of a 44-year-old Plainfield taxi driver.
CARTERET – Mayor Daniel Reiman endorsed former Assemblyman Peter Barnes Jr. of Edison to be the next chair of the Middlesex County Democratic Party.