PERTH AMBOY—On Saturday, Sept. 26, members of the Perth Amboy Police Department and community representatives participated in the 13th annual Continental Airlines Plane Pull. This event benefits the New Jersey Special Olympics.
I suffer from misoneism…a highfalutin term for fear of the future. Well, actually I don’t. It just seemed a good way to get right at the nub of director Jonathan Mostow’s “Surrogates.” Truth is, most of us are misoneists to some extent or another. Which is why we are scared by—but nonetheless drawn to—sci-fi sagas set in a foreboding future.
SOUTH ORANGE – Seton Hall has announced the starting times and television assignments for its men’s basketball games for the 2009-10 season. The Pirates’ slate features 10 games on national television.
ROSELLE—It didn’t matter that it was 81 degrees outside. It was time to start making the ice. So underneath the arching timber roof at Union County’s Warinanco Skating Center, Kyle Gaestel got to work.
MONROE—Are you over 50 years of age? Do you have arthritis? You can still have an active life!
SCOTCH PLAINS—Pet lovers of all ages are invited to bring your dogs, cats, hamsters, gerbils and hermit crabs to the Willow Grove Church lawn on Sunday, Oct. 11 between 4 and 5:30 p.m. to receive a blessing from Pastor, Rev. Cynthia Cochran-Carney.
Do you think child molesters are funny? Comedy Central does.
I recently had the misfortune of flipping the dial to this cable network during a showing of the Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers. The program was crammed full of jokes about rape, incest, child molesters, genitals and other subjects most people would find offensive.
WOODBRIDGE – The Barron Arts Center has announced Jeffrey Wechsler as the next speaker for their “Taste of the Arts” lecture series on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m.
WOODBRIDGE—The 12th Annual Habitat for Humanity Softball game lived up to the hype. Both high-octane offenses were in full swing, but ultimately Team Vitale prevailed 31 to 21 over the NJ 101.5 Jersey Guys’ team.