Community Calendar

Food Tasting • Nov. 6 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. – The Rahway Center Partnership will host The Taste at the Rahway Recreation Center, City Hall Plaza, Milton Ave. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Call 1-732-396-3545. More than 35 food vendors and 35 wine and liquor vendors are scheduled to take part.

Tight N.J. Governor’s Race in Final Days

STATE—According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, Democratic incumbent Jon Corzine and Republican challenger Chris Christie continue in a close contest in the race for New Jersey governor, with Corzine holding a lead among likely voters by a statistically insignificant thread of 44% to 43%.

Students Learn To Swing

RAHWAY—Rahway High School students enrolled in Mark Cantagallo’s American History II class were recently given a lesson on swing dancing, one of the important cultural elements of life in America during the 1940s.

Remembering The Past: Elizabeth Winter Memories

ELIZABETH-Here are some winter memories from William Frolich: “None of us have actual memories of the famous blizzard of 1888, but we have heard of it from our grandparents. We have heard that in the center of Elizabeth a train of the Central Railroad was stalled for two days at the Broad Street station, blocking the intersection that is now known as the Elizabeth Arches.