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…

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…

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.…