Making Holiday Memories

Making Holiday Memories – New Jersey artist Lloyd Garrison has prepared a pair of new holiday cards featuring paintings of the area. Walt’s, pictured above, was a favorite hang out for Rahway and Linden residents in the 1950s and 60s,…

O Christmas Tree, are you eco-friendly?

by Michele S. Byers, Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation For many people, it’s not Christmas without a tree.  Many of these same folks care about the environment enough to wonder:  “What’s the most eco-friendly Christmas tree?”  Finding the greenest…

NJ Schools Violate Laws

STATE—The American Civil Liberties Union found that 196 New Jersey jurisdictions acted in violation of federal, state and constitutional laws forbidding schools from asking for immigration status or Social Security numbers to register. The organization identified six Union County school…

A Historical Holiday Celebration in Clark

CLARK – The Dr. William Robinson Plantation House and Museum is opening their doors for the holiday season this weekend. On Saturday, Dec. 6, from noon to 5 p.m., they will have a blacksmith demonstrating “The Art of Blacksmithing”, hearth…

Santa Steps Up For Scholarship Fund

LINDEN —Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terrace, will hold the fifth annual lunch with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 13 from noon to 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the church’s Albert Johnston Memorial Scholarship Fund. Lunch with Santa will include…

How Well Do You Know The Christmas Story?

SCOTCH PLAINS—In these days when you are viewing pageants and receiving cards that tell the Christmas story, challenge yourself and join in at the Willow Grove Church Adult Forum to learn what parts of the traditional story really appear in…