ELIZABETH-Here are some winter memories from William Frolich. He’s describing the aftermath of a snowstorm that dumped over two feet of snow on Elizabeth near the end of 1947.
EDISON—Middlesex County College offers students who are home on holiday break a chance to complete a full semester course in a shortened time period.
Even in a bad economy, people still reach deep into their pockets to help out those who are less fortunate, especially as the holidays approach. However, in good times or bad, it’s important to know that the money you are giving to a charity is truly being put to good use.
CLARK—The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present an exhibit by Agnieszka and Darek Golen from Nov. 20 through Dec. 18.
ROSELLE – Roselle school teacher Mark Ludwig now has extra money to supplement his lesson plans with hands-on learning, thanks to a $2,016 grant from PSEG.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – For many of us, food is an important part of the holiday season. Family gatherings feature meals consisting of high-fat, high-calorie temptations that can sabotage even the most dedicated of otherwise healthy eaters.
Purchasing a first home is an exciting time in anyone’s life. It’s also a large financial undertaking, a fact that leaves many people wondering whether they’re prepared for this big step.
CLARK – Clark resident Bob Crescenzo was inducted into the Mercy College Athletics Hall of Fame last month.
CRANFORD—Cranford Boy Scout Troop 788 is looking for new scouts to join their troop.
WESTFIELD – The Westfield Rotary meets on Tuesdays, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., for lunch at the Westfield Area YMCA in the second floor Kellogg room. They welcome guests to join them at any of their weekly meetings.
Are you looking for ways to trim expenses? There are a lot of different reasons to be worried about money and spending these days. Cutting back on unnecessary outlays is always a good idea, but make sure you don’t chop out important budget items in the process.
AARP thanks Representatives Pascrell, Payne, Rothman, and Sires for their votes in favor of better health care for every New Jerseyan. With the passage of the Affordable Health Care for America Act (HR 3962), we are one step closer to a stronger Medicare for seniors and future generations, and stable, affordable health care options for all Americans.
Retirement used to mean leaving work forever at age 65. Today, that description no longer applies to many of the millions of Americans who are at or near the traditional retirement age. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2016, workers age 65 and older are expected to account for 6.1 percent of the total labor force, up sharply from 3.6 percent in 2006.