True Holiday Spirit

by Bryan Golden Among other things, the holidays are a time of giving and receiving gifts. The question most often asked of people is, “what did you get?” Much less frequently asked is, “what did you give?” Invariably, the inquiries…

Assemblyman Distributes Thanksgiving Turkeys To Needy Families

PERTH AMBOY–Assemblyman Joseph Vas joined Mayrich Development, LLC on Monday to distribute Thanksgiving turkeys to needy families in the 19th Legislative District at three Perth Amboy locations. “As we celebrate Thanksgiving with our family and friends, we must remember to…

Firefighters Spread Thanksgiving Cheer

  Firefighters Spread Thanksgiving Cheer—Members of Linden FMBA Locals 34 and 234 assisted the members of LINCS in passing out Thanksgiving Dinners to the needy.  The LINCS sponsored Food Pantry was also happy to receive a substantial monetary donations from…

A Thanksgiving Production

A Thanksgiving Production—Patricia Klein’s fourth grade class presented their annual Thanksgiving play at the Madison School auditorium on Nov. 21. The play also featured musical selections by the first grade classes. The cast of characters included: pilgrims Jose Lopez, Amanda…

Trinitas Continues Tradition of Giving

Trinitas Continues Tradition of Giving—Recognizing that many families in Union County have been hard hit by the current economy, employees of Trinitas Regional Medical Center rallied for the fourth consecutive year to pool their resources in creating abundant Thanksgiving baskets…

Soehl Students Collect Food

Soehl Students Collect Food—Soehl Middle School students collected food for the local food bank in Linden known as LINCS. The Soehl students who participated in this community service project are Magdalena Kepa, Ashley Molina, Eric Gregorich, Matthew Jaeger. Photo by…

Thanksgiving Food Drive A Success

Thanksgiving Food Drive A Success—The Blue and Gold Club at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held their annual Thanksgiving food drive. Pictured here, Ana Rita Marques, Cecilia Acevedo-Herras and Tripti Misir stand by some of the food that the…

Sharing The Thanksgiving Spirit

Sharing The Thanksgiving Spirit—Thanksgiving stems from the feast held in the autumn of 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag American Indians to celebrate the colony’s first successful harvest. The Thanksgiving holiday is a time for sharing love with family…

Roselle Volunteers Help Families in Need This Thanksgiving

ROSELLE—The Borough of Roselle recently sponsored a holiday food giveaway to help Roselle families in need. On Nov. 22, dozens of residents came to Borough Hall to receive a turkey, gift certificates and non-perishable food items. The borough facilitated the…