Scouting For Food

Scouting For Food—St. John the Apostle School’s Cub Pack 30 recently participated in the ‘Scouting For Food’ program. The boys placed bags in various neighborhoods and returned the following week to collect donations. The pack collected more than 140 bags…

Rahway Joins Live Where You Work Homebuyer Program

RAHWAY—Rahway Mayor James J. Kennedy and Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency Executive Director Marge Della Vecchia joined Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Joseph Doria to announce that Rahway is the newest member of the Live Where You Work Program earlier…

Soldier Visits St. Mary’s

ELIZABETH—Sgt. James Russo of the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, based at Fort Dix, visited St. Mary’s High School on Thursday, Nov. 6, to talk to the students about Veterans Day and what it means to serve in the military. Russo…

Sister Donna Celebrates 50 Years

CLARK—Sister Donna Marie O’Brien celebrated her 50th anniversary as a member of the Caldwell Dominican Order during the weekend of Oct. 12. St. John the Apostle Church held a special liturgy at Sunday noon Mass with a reception to honor…

Learning About Lifesaving Technology

How many times have you noticed something on a wall of a public place called a ‘Defibrillator’ or ‘A.E.D.’? I did notice one in the Anthony Amalfe Community Center here in Roselle and being a retired L.P.N., I did know…

YMCA Receives “Quickball” Equipment

PERTH AMBOY—The Raritan Bay Area YMCA has been chosen by the Cal Ripken Foundation to receive Quickball Stadium Equipment. This new and innovative athletic program was invented by brothers Chris and Keith Mackie of Winston-Salem, N.C. to make baseball more…

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…