Today, the economics of the holiday season and the hoped for signs of an improving economy seem to overpower any other possible message, including peace. While this should be a time of “peace on earth, good will toward men,” it feels as if it would take a miracle today to make peace happen.
LINDEN – Linden students celebrated the holiday season by creating and decorating gingerbread houses.
CLARK — Fourth and fifth grade students at Valley Road School in Clark delighted audience members with the sounds of Christmas and Hanukah at the school’s annual Winter Concert.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Middle School Instrumental Music Program held its annual Winter Concert on Thursday, Dec. 9.
EDISON-Remember when Santa landed at the old Menlo Park Mall in a helicopter? Remember when Christmas trees were sold at Joseph’s Landscaping at Route 9 and Plainfield Avenue? Did you ice skate and sleigh ride in Roosevelt Park?
METUCHEN – “Nora’s Will,” the award-winning film by Mariana Chenillo, opens tonight at the Forum Theatre in Metuchen.
CRANFORD — Calvary Lutheran Church, 108 Eastman Street, Cranford, invites the community to celebrate the joy of Christmas at services designed for all ages on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Director David O. Russell’s “The Fighter,” an absorbing, powerfully realistic account of light welterweight “Irish” Micky Ward’s trials and tribulations in and out of the ring, is both metaphor and anthropological critic.
The holidays are a happy time of year for many people, filled with family gatherings and friendly get togethers — often over a dinner table stocked to overflowing with rich, seasonal delicacies.