Memories Of 1920s Woodbridge

by Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE-This is from some of my own material dated 1920: The beautiful High School on Barron avenue was built in 1911. There are, in addition, seven excellent public schools, located as follows: No. 1, Central Avenue,…

Presidential Candidate Visits Rahway

  RAHWAY—Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr spoke to a nationwide network of fundraising events via an Internet broadcast late last month, from Luciano’s Restaurant in Rahway at about the same time Sen. Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination in…

Getting Off to a Great Start

  Getting Off to a Great Start – Arina Robinson, the new principal of Franklin School in Rahway, greets the new students in Kathleen Harris’ Pre-K class during the first day of school.

Sixth Annual Clark Township Reservoir Clean-up Planned

CLARK—The Clark Township Reservoir Clean-up Committee will hold its sixth annual reservoir clean up on Saturday, Sept. 27. This year the focus will be on the trails and the banks of the Clark Reservoir. Interested volunteers should meet at the…

New Jersey Among America’s “Most Stressed” States

STATE—Residents of New Jersey may be some of the most stressed-out people in America, new research from the University of Cambridge (UK) suggests. The findings appear in a new study which reveals how the personalities of people in the USA…

Senior Olympics Set To Open Saturday

WOODBRIDGE—Mayor John E. McCormac, along with representatives from the New Jersey Senior Olympic Committee, Senior Olympians and gold medalists, competing senior athletes, and world-class Olympic competitors and sport champions, will open the 2008 New Jersey Senior Olympic Games at 10…

YMCA Announces Program To Fight Childhood Obesity

PERTH AMBOY—The Raritan Bay Area YMCA will offer a new after-school program, Healthy U, to children in local YMCA after-school sites in Perth Amboy to help fight childhood obesity. The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey’s Healthy U program is a…