ROSELAND – Whether you’re short on cash this year or not, the holidays don’t have to break the proverbial bank. Sometimes the gifts that are appreciated the most are the ones that are smaller, carry sentimental value, or are simply the gift of time.
Overheard at the mall this weekend: “I want new Uggs for Christmas, Mom, and not those knock-off ones because they’re not good. I could also use a new Coach bag and, oh yeah, a navy blue cashmere sweater. And you could tell Aunt Janice she could get me a gift certificate to Sephora. Okay?”
HACKENSACK – EarthCam, a webcam network headquartered in Hackensack, announced its 12th annual list of the world’s “25 Most Interesting Webcams.”
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Zombie Santa may be arriving in your mailbox this Christmas, thanks to lifelong zombie aficionado Ben Tripp.
TRENTON – Legislation to permit the development of solar and photovoltaic energy facilities on closed landfills and quarries was advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel.
CLARK – This weekend, get your Christmas gifts wrapped and meet some dogs that are up for adoption at Barnes & Noble in Clark.
FLORHAM PARK–With the national average price for a gallon of regular gas nearly $3 a gallon, many drivers are saying “bah humbug” at the gas pump this holiday season.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center will celebrate its third anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 18, with a holiday open house from noon to 4 p.m.
PERTH AMBOY-In December 1954, R & S Auto Store sold Tinker Toys for 88 cents, 3 speed bikes for $34.95, a rocking horse cost $5.54 and an 8 light Christmas tree bulb set sold for 49 cents.