RAHWAY-This is continued from my last column: In June 1921, Rahway Elks Lodge No. 1075 purchased the Mershon property adjoining their home to accommodate the fast growing membership, which now numbered 650.
It’s easy to forget that February can be one of the coldest months of the year. It’s like winter’s last hurrah before the retreat is sounded. But then along comes Valentine’s Day with the kind of warmth that only a box of fine quality chocolates and a dozen or so of deep red roses could bring.
Back in my younger days, I used to love reading…In fact, the whole country used to… We’ve gotten away from that in recent years, what with all the technology staring at us 24/7, but every once in a while, there’s a book that comes along that makes it worth putting your laptop away…
COLONIA – Colonia High School will present the musical “42nd Street” from March 31 through April 3, with a free senior citizens matinee performance on March 29.
LINDEN — Derrick R. Dumas will be installed as the new pastor of First Baptist Church Linden on Sunday, Feb. 13 at 4 p.m.
LINDEN – The city’s Department Of Public Property & Community Services offers an emergency response system that can improve the safety of elderly and disabled residents, as well as anyone who lives alone, regardless of age.
Dear EarthTalk: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had its 40th anniversary in 2010. How effective has the EPA been and what are its biggest challenges today? — Bill A., Seattle, WA
SUMMIT — Summit dentist Dr. Raynard Riley is helping area residents by giving free emergency dental treatments on Saturday, Feb. 12, at his office, Patient First Dentistry of Summit, located at 475 Springfield Avenue, Suite 210 between the hours of 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
RAHWAY – Ebenezer AME Church will host a community health fair on Saturday, Feb. 12, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.