How To Tell If You Have A Cold Or The Flu

It’s that time of year again: hacking cough, drippy nose and a fever. How do you know if that tickle in the back of your throat is the symptom of a cold or a sign that you’re about to come down with the flu? And is it the seasonal flu or the H1N1 flu?

Volunteer Firefighters Needed

PERTH AMBOY – The Perth Amboy Fire Department is accepting volunteer firefighter applicants. Potential volunteers are invited to Fire Headquarters, 375 New Brunswick Avenue, on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 10 a.m.

Church To Premier Documentary At Dinner

CARTERET – Holy Family Parish will hold the premier showing of a documentary about the church’s history on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. The screening will take place at a soup and salad dinner at the Parish Center on Pershing Avenue.

“Pirate Radio” – Good Movie Ahoy, Mateys

Hijinks, rock-‘n’-roll, freedom of speech and a coming of age story comprise the nostalgically entertaining cargo on writer-director Richard Curtis’s good ship “Pirate Radio.” Whimsically construed from a smattering of fact and fiction, it is a magical mystery cruise on the high seas of the late 1960s. You don’t want to miss this voyage.

Mastering Music

CLARK—St Agnes School recently welcomed new music and instrument teacher, Thomas Nichuck. Nichuck teaches music classes for all students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

Rahway Writes

RAHWAY—On Tuesday, Oct. 20, students throughout Rahway High School celebrated the National Day on Writing. Every class, from advanced placement chemistry to gym to family and consumer science, engaged in writing activities throughout the day.