EAST BRUNSWICK – At a celebratory luncheon hosted by the Middlesex County Federation of Democratic Women, state Sen. Joseph F. Vitale was honored for his contributions to Democratic party politics in Central Jersey and around the state and for his ongoing work to improve health care for all New Jersey residents.
LINDEN – Last week, Linden Mayor Richard Gerbounka changed the sign on Wood Avenue to Columbus Avenue in honor of the upcoming holiday.
In addressing Michael Moore’s “Capitalism: A Love Story,” first let it be known: I am not now, nor have I ever been, a member of the Communist Party. In the ‘60’s, when it looked like we might actually have a revolution, I cast my eyes skyward and entreated, “Don’t let my parents get hurt, and let me keep my sports car.” Alas, I am a capitalist.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Postal Service starts delivering the 2009 holiday season by issuing the Winter Holidays stamps Thursday and the Hanukkah and Kwanzaa stamps Friday at the American Stamp Dealers Association Mega Stamp Show in New York City.
MOUNTAINSIDE—As the long, thick white roots emerged from the bottom of the lake, shoots dangling like tentacles, it all seemed more like a scene from a science fiction horror movie.
While there are plenty of members of Congress deserving of an electoral challenge because they refuse to acknowledge what most Americans support and want—Medicare for All—no one is more deserving than Sen. Max Baucus of Montana.
UNION – Kean University’s Institute for Adults Living with Communication Disabilities recently launched speech language therapy services over the internet. The new program, Telepractice, is designed to provide rehabilitation support services to individuals with communication impairments in their homes.
WOODBRIDGE-Here are more wonderful memories from Martha Storey Webb:
“Mr. Cataldo Lupo came around in his Fruit and Vegetable truck and people came out of their homes to buy fresh produce.
RAHWAY—The preschool class at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway made “Cowboy Boot Snacks” as part of their Cowboys and Cowgirls unit of learning.
RAHWAY—Prevention Links of Union County recently sponsored its 11th annual Red Ribbon Drug Awareness Poster Contest.
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Jasmil Rivas graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Rivas, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
LINDEN – Back To School Night is an opportunity for parents and teachers to meet and connect with each other.
UNION – Kean University will hold an undergraduate fall open house on Sunday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check-in takes place at Harwood Arena, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.