The much heralded and hotly contested mid-term elections are done. The ballot questions have been decided and the candidates are either grateful because they pulled out a win or gloomy because they didn’t. Either way, it’s time to move on.
STATE – On Saturday, the American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) — a public health initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and a statewide day of disposal of unused, unwanted, and expired medicine — will be held in 100 communities throughout New Jersey, through the coordination of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and the Sheriffs’ Association of New Jersey (SANJ).
PERTH AMBOY — The Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc. (PRAHD) invites the residents of Perth Amboy and surrounding areas to celebrate Puerto Rico Discovery Day on Sunday, Nov. 14.
NEWARK – Former newspaper publisher Howard Scott will return to Newark this weekend for a motivational conference at Rutgers University.
“Sacrilege…plagiarism…they did everything but pay the original writer royalties.” Thus I incredulously uttered as the plot of director Todd Phillips’s “Due Date” unspooled.
UNION — Salem Roadhouse Cafe will be presenting Trysette, a world class singer/songwriter, on her tour of the United States from Australia on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m.
CRANFORD—Learn about “25 Businesses You Can Start with Little or No Money” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m.
RAHWAY — Arts Guild New Jersey (formerly the Arts Guild of Rahway), presents TEXT/IMAGE, an exhibition of artworks combining imagery or abstract forms with letters or words curated by Lawrence Cappiello, the Executive Director of Arts Guild New Jersey.
This is the time of the year when Hallmark executives are giddy with joy. Christmas and Hanukkah are in the wings waiting for Thanksgiving to make a graceful exit. This can only mean that we are entering the season of gift-giving and, yes, sending cards.