Winter And Christmas Memories

By Diane Harrison CLARK-Here is a winter memory from Kimberly Cooper Ramalho: “One fond memory I have of winter in Clark, is one year we had huge snowstorm that kept us out of school for days. My sister, brother and…

Edison Police Will Be Equipped With Ballistic Shields

EDISON—Last week, Police Director Brian Collier and Mayor Jun Choi announced a local law enforcement initiative to provide Edison police officers and the township residents they serve with the necessary tools to swiftly respond to acts of violence. The Edison…

My Aching Back

By Dan Felix, CFT One of the most common ailments I see in clients is back pain. Pain in the lower to middle back can mean many things. Most back pain is muscle injury or soreness but some pains can…

Remembering the Past: Thanksgiving Memories

by Diane Norek Harrison PERTH AMBOY/WOODBRIDGE—The much talked about Woodbridge High School football team made its first appearance in Perth Amboy on Thanksgiving Day, 1930. They came full of vim, vigor and vitality and without considering the feelings of local…

NJ Increases Funding For Home Heating Assistance Programs

NEW BRUNSWICK—Last week, Gov. Jon S. Corzine announced an $88 million increase in state and federal funding that will be aimed at helping struggling New Jerseyans keep their homes heated this winter. Last year, LIHEAP (the Low Income Home Energy…

New Jersey Democrats In Trouble

By Michael M. Shapiro New Jersey Democrats are basking in the glory of a solid national Democratic showing; however, closer to home, the prospects for this coming election are currently not looking rosy. They have good reason to be concerned.…

“Role Models” – Doesn’t Make Much of an Impression – 2 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Director David Wain’s “Role Models” uneventfully reminds that in the movies no good deed, especially as concerns children, is ventured unless mandated by the court system. Which is precisely how and why soft drink…

Holiday Heroes

Holiday Heroes—Local heroes, retired Army veteran Thomas Dresdner, Cpl. Denise Handibode and retired Air Force Colonel, Ray Shepherd helped ShopRite Partners In Caring deliver their annual Thanksgiving turkey donation to the Community Food Bank of NJ on Veteran’s Day.

Veterans Remembered

Veterans Remembered — In honor of Veterans Day, the Pettit Davis Funeral Home presented a framed display of military medals and honors to American Legion, Post 5 of Rahway. Pictured left to right are Bill Disney, a US Marine Corps…