MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – When the pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621, they spent three days feasting and celebrating a good harvest that would sustain them through the winter.
With video game publishers releasing an increasing number of titles with potentially objectionable content, the Timothy Plan family of mutual funds has compiled a guide to help parents decide if the titles on their children’s wish lists are really appropriate.
WEST TRENTON – Thanksgiving is traditionally the heaviest travel day of the year, a day when people want to be with family, or close friends. During the Thanksgiving holiday, more motorists are traveling with their families than any other time of the year.
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!
ROSELLE – Metrofuser, a company that re-manufactures and distributes HP-Lexmark printer parts, is taking action to fight hunger in New Jersey by offering a $100 prize for the largest donation at its office in Roselle.
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.
PERTH AMBOY – The Perth Amboy Police Department will offer a free women’s only self-defense class on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Jankowski Community Center on Olive Street.
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.
QUINCY, Mass. – Thanksgiving remains the leading day for cooking fires, with three times as many cooking fires as an average day.