Avoid The Top 10 Thanksgiving Table Talk Landmines

With a divisive election just past, potential for bottled up emotions turning into heated discussions lurks at every holiday table. Politics can be conflict-ridden but even good intentioned mother-in-laws often produce conversation messes that are hard to clean up!

Rahway Hosts Holiday Events

RAHWAY – The city will start off the holiday season on Friday with the annual tree lighting ceremony. The traditional event will take place at City Hall Plaza at the corner of Milton Avenue and Main Street with festivities getting underway at 6 p.m. on Nov. 26.

Saint Barnabas Offers Holiday Season Bereavement Support

LIVINGSTON – There are times in our lives when the support and understanding of others is particularly helpful; the loss of a loved one is such a time. During this holiday season, to help those who recently experienced the death of a loved one, The Pastoral Care Department at Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers a free bereavement support group, Growing Through Loss.

Cub Scouts Collect Toys For Tots

CLARK — Clark Cub Scout Pack 145 is gearing up for their annual Toys for Tots toy drive. For the fourth consecutive year, the pack is collecting donations of new, unwrapped toys for the United States Marine Corps’ program.

Hospital Foundation Receives $12.5K Grant

PERTH AMBOY – The Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to raise funds to support the medical center’s facilities in Perth Amboy and Old Bridge, recently received a $12,500 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation. The donation will support the foundation’s Employee Giving Fund.