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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  RAHWAY PROGRESS                                                                                                                                                                                        THURSDAY, MARCH 2. 2000 — PAGE 5                         p    -
 AX*E 4 — THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2000                                                                                                                                                                                                                     RAHWAY PROGRESS

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     Train station plaza
     will become asset                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ^..^**«^^

     We ate glad to see city officials are keeping die momen-                                                                                                                                                                            GOLDEN BIRTHDAYS —                                                                                                                                                                                                       s?
   tum going on downtown levitalization. The City Council                                                                                                                                                                                The ... Rattway Birthday
   adopted a $315,000 bond ordinance recently for the pro-                                                                                                                                                                               Breakfast Club was formed
   posed train station plaza, and construction is expected to                                                                                                                                                                            in March 1998, and has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  moro than 1,600
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         breakfasts at the Rahway                                                                                                                                                      ••V]

      The proposed plaza is a way fbr the city to capitalize on                                                                                                                                                                          Senior Citizens. Center for
   one ofits unique features — the train station. The plaza at                                                                                                                                                                           celebrants and gu^ts. At a
   Irving Street and Milton Avenue would have a practical use,                                                                                                                                                                           recent Birthday Breakfast
   Tl*e taxis would have an imprrw^H ar*-** m rtf^r* **ff »n/                                                                                                                                                                            with their birthdaybaseball
   **p people at the station                                                                                                                                                                                                             caps are* from left John                             fiBehdrier                           James Jones Sr                                 Cari                                        Mool Booker                                                                    iJS*.^ »

      The plaza will have trees, hghring and benches In                                                                                                                                                                                  Counts Sr.f Mayor Ja*'*?s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kennedy a t l John V* '                                                                "1 "link I»T             TVr V                     nk                               Yes. We needs all different
  Hon to everyday recreational use,city officials have pro-                                                                                                                                                                              well. ( p"                                    "Absolutely. I think we have a
  posed using this new area for outdoor concern nnd farmers                                                                                                                                                                                                                         population of Hispanics in Rahway
  markers. This plaza should help improve the 'ook of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                           that should be able to communicate
  downtown area, and He in nicely with the ^"i"* "-"*w«i»wi                                                                                                                                                                                                                         with whomever they come in coo
  <*ane to thetrain station two years ago                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           tact with."
      Fortunately, the city isn't shouldering the entire weight of
  the project. The county will contribute $100,000, while New
  Jersey Transit will pay $75,000. Approximately $25,000 in
  Community Development Block Grarsrs hsv^ been received
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Frenetic ads doni                                                                      ke me buy products
  for this through the county, while the star> Deparrme u of                                                                                                                                                                                                                         In this world, it goes without saying                                               up. which                     fan1*true reflection of our society today? In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  that advertising is necesary to mam                                                                                       die past, keeping up with the Joneses
  Community Affairs has made a $300^^0 r>^                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           p                                      was considered g^nr-he What would
  ov                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              tain tbe media. But I think the timf
     ailahle for the ptaza construction.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          has ISOXDC to evaluate that advertising                  1-4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      There is not much real noise asso-     *'*« caP universal arrogance?
      We '->cV forward *"> i**e cornp^r*xjo of this pi                                                                                                                                                                                                                            which I know is written by real p*^
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ciated with the operation of a compu          V-Tiat compounds these nrrimrirs
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                                                                                                      Area waterways have lost traditional uses                                                                                                                                   r*«e, but are these people real?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Advertising today is not confined     By Norman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ter But. when it comes to advertising
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  computers or any of its operations, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  accompaniment is again fraught with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and the noise is the constant repeti-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            tion Over and over again, the same
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             tune, phrase or word until the listener
                                                                                                           Some geologists claim thai several                                                                                          does not hold back (he slowly running      to a single area. Nor is it simple. But,
     Extra safety steps                                                                                 thousand years ago the southern half
                                                                                                       of New Jersey was under water and                   The Way
                                                                                                                                                                                              In earlier years there had been a five
                                                                                                                                                                                              story icehouse there, and every winier   water of the Elizabeth River, thai now
                                                                                                                                                                                              the ice company sent a group of men passes through the open gale at one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  it is becoming a bane that cannot be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  easily ignored. In the olden days,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           likely, if the ads are to be believed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              And, those cars traverse areas no
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  no»s^ and confusion, in spite of the either punches the mute button or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  fact that no one would probably            turns off the radio. The practice is so
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  purchase any equipment that was a rampant mat one ad makes fun dfthe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  If
              in zones                                                                                 thai the northern half had' one"~t2rge~                                                                                         end uf the dam 7>>e lake was THIed in      advertising was confined to trie news-   other person would consider driving;
                                                                                                       lake that has now shrunken to become
                                                                                                       Lake Hopaicong and rhe Passaic and
                                                                                                                                                           Vf Was                             out on the frozen surface to cut blocks
                                                                                                                                                                                              of ice for storage in the building. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       several years ago, and only two chan-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       nels in thai fill allow the river to con
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  papers, highway signs and the sides of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  hams. Today, the opportunities for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           over the snow to a remote tent on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Arctic Circle, with Mother carrying
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      If the ads are not marked by noise
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             use of repititions. That does not stop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ***« use: it only compounds it.
                                                                                                                                                                                              men used long metal saws similar to a                                                                                                                               and overwrought activity, they are
    The flashing yellow signals erected recently along S t                                             tiackensack rivers.                                                                                                                    to flow freely downstream.          advertising are not endless, bat th^y    the bookies and hot cholcolate;                                                       Advertising is the lifeblood of the
                                                                                                                                                  By William Frofich                          lumberjack's tree-felling tool. *•«»                                                                                                                                reveling in aTTiTi1^^ usually deplored
  Georges Avenue shop id imprr^e safety condi»;ons *t the                                                 This may be so, bui these are nor                                                   ^ith only a single handle.                  Another small stream thai used to       **e certainly numerous.                  through the desert, with sand spewing                                              media, regardless of the form. But, I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  by decent people. Think of the hus- wonder how many people really buy
        city   *-1#*TT»**nT»ry   c*-hor»lc   locatpri           al<*ng                        »hic     the only bodies of water fh«r have dis-                                                                                                                                                                             around this incredible engine on four
                                                                                                                                                                                                 After cutting, the thick blocks of be seen by motorists on Morris                   When using print mrriia, it is fairly                                        band who eats all the cereal, and then the products whose properties are
                                                                                                       appeared from view here. Many small        embankment that once contained the         ice were floated to the shore and Avenue has also been enclosed in an                easy to ignore advertising. We just
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           wheels; speeding around mountains.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  says he didn't leave any for his wife.                                                        Union County Freeholder Chester Holmes presents a
          y                                                                                           streams and brooks have been
    Third Ward Counc&nan Jerry ^Scaturo-jwopose** the sig-                                                                                                                                   faauled-to»-<he"hotise.- A ramp-qrr -the                        "*i TiiS """1               reaencif"we"ai eaTinterestedr                                            Because 'Giere~wasirr<5nough. 'Hunt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              frenetic and intrusive ways. Do peo-
                                                                                                      «-nclosed in large pipes and are no lon- Lake- ! i was usually referred to as the      south end of Che house enabled the        brook that flows through Kean Uni-         But, when television andradioare would be careening on two wheels               of the guy riding through the empty                                                           Month to Shirley                       prp«iriont of th«
  nal thai warns motorists they are entering a scHr*o> 7onp n^nr                                      ger visible, while some lakes have                                                                                                                                                                                   and probably diving a w thr <?dlge streets smiling smugly for some                 ple really buy these items because of
                                                                                                                                                  •^reservoir'" or simply **the ressy** by   blocks to be raised to the several $to    versity as ii parallels the old righx-of   involved, it's more difficult to ignore,                                                                                                                                      NAACP chapter.
  JVanklin School on St. Georges Avenue.                                                              ^een drained and filled in with din. those who sometimes swam in its cool                                                                                                                                             into the ravine.                                                                  the advertising? Does frenetic activity
                                                                                                                                                                                             ries of the building, and covers of       way of the trolley tracks that once car    unless the "mute" key is pressed on                                             unkown reason. Never mind that in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              generate sale* w*,«-ti u th* jwirp0** °*
     Scaturo said he investigated a flashing school zone signal
  near the Roosevelt School, which is also on St. Georges
  Avenue, but closer to the Woodbridge border. When the
                                                                                                          On North Avenue near Kean Uni- waters or ice sk ***** on its frozen sur
                                                                                                      versity there used to be a large lake f»ce in winter
                                                                                                     thai was created to supply a source of         These activities were frowned upon
                                                                                                                                                                                             sawdust over each layer of ice pre ried the large brown electric vehicle
                                                                                                                                                                                             vented the blocks from freezing u     >  known as the "Woods Car** as ii
                                                                                                                                                                                             each other and becoming one bug^ winded its way to Union and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       channel selector.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Television commercials are marred
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Suprisingly, when these cars on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           city streets, they **e alone. There is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           not another car in sight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the first part of the ad he is driving on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the left side, while the last part has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   him in the right side. What is he so
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              advertising?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 I cannot speak for others, but I per-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Freeholders present
  Walgreens store was built close to the school, parents were
  concerned about traffic so close to the school. Also, drivers
                                                                                                     drinking water For the city of Eli- by the water company who felt
                                                                                                     zabeth, and was used for thai purpose responsible for any accidents that
                                                                                                     until 1929. By then* the Elizabeth might happen there. In the 1930s,
                                                                                                                                                                                             single block.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Cutting- ice from any lake or river
                                                                                                                                                                                             that had frozen thick enough for use
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Springfield.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         For many years this brook was a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  by two intrusive aspects; nose and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  speed. Take any single ad, and you hogwash.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  can be sure it will be loud and frene-       The speed and noise associated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   smug about, except for the fact that he
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   is on the only one on the road?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              sonally will not buy anything that is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              hawked in an abusive and intrusive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              way. It probably is not a deliberate act
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            history resolution
  cannot quite see the school until they are right next to it                                         River water was judged to be too pol- however, the Elizabeth Recreation                                                         source of annoyance to motorists on         tic. Just a glance at automobile ads      with driving automobiles is extended       And, mere's the ad about the car on my part, but a gut reaction to what                 Union County Freeholder Chester Holmes led the board's effort last week in
                                                                                                                                                                                             was a very necessary operation in the Morris Avenue, as a heavy rainstorm            will confirm that observation.                                                                                                                                            acknowledging February as Black History Month. Joining Holmes was Shirley
  because of curves in the road, he said.                                                             luied to be purified for drinking, but Department arranged for its use for
                                                                                                                                                                                             days before mechanical refrigeration,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            to other advertised products. Even      that looks like anyone's, except the      I find offensive,
     While'Signs near elementary schools located on side                                              the lake TemairFHJ, as ditrrhe nearby skating any time the ice was thick                                                        caused it to flood over the road and           Is there a car that cannot go almost   house ads are touted with frenetic      owner is quite sure he's ahead of                                                       Palmer, president of the Rahway chapter of the National Association for the
                                                                                                      Irvington Avenue ftescrvoir.                                                           and ice. was needed in every icebox in   hah traffic The brook used to be an                                                   activity and plenty of noise. Every-                                                 Norman Ranscher is a former                Advancement of Colored People.
  streets may be sufficient, something extra is needed for                                                                                      enough Tor safety.                                                                                                                as fasfas thfr^speed Of sound afer a                                              everyone. And, what's, rnorp, he says,
                                                                                                                                                                                             the city. The average ice chest, made    open waterway on both sides of Mor-                                                   thing is blown all out of proportion.                                             newspaper publisher and frequent                 "Our resolution encourages residents to appreciate the important contribu-
  schools located along major road, such as S L Georges                                                   In the early 1700s. Colonel Trotter       There were some cold winters in                                                                                               rapid start from a standing position,                                             "Mine is better man yours.** Never
                                                                                                                                                                                             of quarter-sawn oak and nickel-plated    ris Avenue, complete wiihfrogs,tad-                                                                                                                                                                                   tions made by black Americans to this courntry," said Holmes. "The proclama-
                                                                                                      lived close by the mill he operated jusi those days, and the ice could freeze to                                                                                            leaving all other cars in the dust? Not   When it actually is not being blown     mind role models for kids, is that a columnist for this newspaper.
  Avenue, Many motorists coming from Linden or Wood-                                                                                                                                         hinges and latches, used a block of ice poles and newts, but the east side was                                                                                                                                                                                 tion becomes a milepost in our efforts to promote the education and apprecia-
  bridge along the avenue might not know that schools are                                             upriver from North Avenue, and some a thickness of 8 to 10 inches, and on              about every two days, delivered by
  located along this roadway, so a more prominent safety fea-
                                                                                                      maps show a body of water there weekends as. many as 5,000 skaters
                                                                                                      marked as "mill pond,** that would might be seen gliding over its surface.
                                                                                                                                                                                             the ice man and his horse-drawn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      piped in about 50 years ago.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LETTER TO THE EDITOR                                                                                                                               tion of their historical experiences.**
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               He presented the resolution to Palmer in recognition of her hard work educat-
                                                                                                                                                                                             wagon.                                      Through a flood control project, a
  ture is needed.
     These flashing signals should provide an important safety
                                                                                                      have provided him with enough water
                                                                                                      to turn the miIIwheel.
                                                                                                                                                    The recreation people even brought
                                                                                                                                                 in a wooden shack about the size of a          The ice man and his horse and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      new bridge extended the piping some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      distance into the field on the west
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Avoid the home repair scam artists The following are some of the replies to high-pressure sales tactics:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • "Leave your number and Til gfct back to you after I check with the Better
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ing the public about the achievements of African-Americans in this area, during
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            a recent public meeting of the Board of Freeholders.
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  improvement at these schools during the remainder of this                                               Thfl mill is Inng grinr, and the.mill—highway box trailer, and rented skat os      wagon have been gone from                                                                                                                                                   Business Bureau and/or the Police Depc                                                -I taki g ! pride in receiving this resolution ou behalf of the Railway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      side. New piping was laid under              To the Editor
  school year and for many years to come.                                                             pond has disappeared also, but his and sold hot chocolate. A healer                    for many years, put out of business by                                                                                                                                         • **Leave some literature and I'll consider i t "                               Branch of the NAACP," said Palmer. "Black history should be spread so we
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ter*s Lane and the brook can no longer
                                                                                                      gray house still stands where it has inside provided welcome heat on                   electric home refrigeration. The ice-                                                    Spring is the time of year when we begin to make plans to clean up the yards          • "If I have to give you an immediate answer, then the answer will have to be   don't forget about the past and provide better opportunities fbr future
     Other flashing signs to warn drivers will soon come, Scat-                                                                                                                              house has vanished also. It stood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      be seen as it runs underground to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   from the long winter, plant flowers and shrubs, and have those routine home           "no.1"                                                                             generations.**
                                                                                                     stood for more than 200 years. Not far some of the cold days, and four flood-                                                    Elizabeth River by the new bridge and
  uro said. Signs for Roosevelt School are planned, as well as                                       away is a small road known as Trot- lights mounted on its roof lit up the ice           unused on the side of the lake, and one                                               repairs done to our homes and apartments.                                                It's important to report all suspicious activity and people in your neighbor-      The NAACP and city officials held several Black History Months events dur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      near the unused dam.
  signs for Madison School and Graver Cleveland School.                                              ter ' s Lane, which orfce provided at night, until it was time to go home.              night about 1928 it caught fire and                                                      Unfortunately, there are con artists and criminals who are looking to "help"       hood. Even if you don't become a victim of a con or scam, you can save some-       ing February in Rahway. Lectures were presented on the role of churches in the
                                                                                                     access to his mill.                            This shack stood on a flat area on       burned to a total loss.                                                               you with these minor home repairs at a "very reasonable price."                       one else from becoming one.                                                        African-American community and other topics, A cultural festival was also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         William Frollch Is a member of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Rahway Police Department's Community Assistance Team would like                  The Community Assistance Team is available to provide more information           held.
                                                                                                          For several hundred feet of its the east side of the lake, but it was not
     Participate in
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Now even the lake has gone. The      the Union County Historical
                                                                                                     length, this lane is alongside of the the first structure to rest on that spot          dam that created it is still there, but  Society.                                     to provide some valuable tips to our residents concerning scams and cons that         on avoiding cons, scams and general crime prevention tips. Call 827-2179 to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   can result in the loss of money and having inferior or incomplete work done on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   your home.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         arrange for an officer to contact you.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Officer David DeSordi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mature Driving class offered
  Black History events                                                                                                     LETTERS TO THE EDITOR                                                                                                                                      Citizens should be alert to doox-to-door solicitations pertaining to roofing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   jobs, chimney repairs, furnace inspections and driveway sealing or recoating.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rahway Police Department
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Community Assistance Team
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rahway Hospital, in conjunction with the American Association of Retired
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Persons, is offering a session of iis 55 Alive Mature Driving Course. The eighl-
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    During his recent lecture on the role of the churches in the                                                                      gallery/although he was sold on that one only after the Barron Arts Center had                                                               Most reputable home repair companies don't solicit customers this way.                                                                                                   hour course will be March 2 8 and 29 in the hospital's Education Center. 865
 African American community, Nathaniel Roberts touched                                               A helping hand for train riders  an exhibit of Harley-Davidson motorcycles.                                                                                                   Remember, solicitors and door-to-door salespeople arc required to have a per-          Newspaper's policy on weddings, engagements                                       Stone SL
 on the extremely low turnout for this talk, which was part of                                       To the Editor                                                                          He's promised us a riverfront park just like his pal, Woodbridge Mayor Tun             mit issued by the city.                                                                   Couples are encouraged to send their engagement and Wedding announce-            The hospital is hosting the classroom refresher course to help community
                                                                                                        To ail those people who chink no one person can change the world: In this       McGreevey, has over in Sewaren.                                                               Residents should call the police department at 827-2200 to report people soli-      ments to the lifestyle editor. Announcements should be typed, doubled spaced      members 55 years old or older revitalize their driving skills and help prevent
 the city-sponsored Black History Month activities.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       or legibly handwritten and no longer than one page. All announcements should
                                                                                                     case, one person did make a difference in the world of early-morning traveling.        But he's not enthusiastic about giving us a real library. He'll scalier it around.     citing or canvassing in their neighborhood. Please provide a detailed descrip-                                                                                           accidents.
    Roberts questioned how committed black Americans arc                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  have a daytime phone number for verfic&tioa or if questions arise.
                                                                                                        Barbara Evans of Rahway was thai one person. Arriving at the Rahway [rain                                      |r1fl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   tion of the individual or individuals, thcil vehicle afiu liceasc plate, and tiicii                                                                                        The fee for the course is SS. Light refreshments and snacks will be offered.
 to improving their community's economy and political                                                station ax 4 a.m. wasn't hard enough in the winter; the waiting room would be          Keiih McCoy is the best library director we've ever had in Rahway; the first           direction of travel.                                                                      Information requested for engagements are parents nafn*^. high school name     The registration deadline is March 24. For more information or to register, call
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            q             gg           p                g
 strength. "People complain about things in the community,                                           locked until 6 ajn.                                                                 who truly knew "library science." He and his staff built up our public library                The best way to avoid becoming a victim of a scam is to make a practice of         and town, college name, town and degree, name of employer and town where          499-6193.
 but when it comes time to learn about ourselves, we can't be                                           Evans felt that the early morning commuters also had a right to the waiting      into a lively, contemporary institution on limited budgets. The Children's Room            dealing with companies which you, your friends and your neighbors have used           located, job title, and the date of marriage.
 found,** he said.                                                                                   room as some shelter from the inclement weather. She began her mission to           was a joy.                                                                                 in the past Never allow any of these door-to-door solicitors into your home.             Information requested for weddings are parents names, date of wedding,
    While attendance at the Black History Month talks during                                         provide the early to rise travelers access to that shelter.                            The staff in that busy area understood that children leam to read by reading            Never sign any contract or give deposits for any type of work until you have          where the wedding took place, who officiated, who attended the bride and
 February has been diga^^jnting,. we, d                                                               ' On Nov. 19, Evans took the initiative upon herself to have all people in her    books, ^hd ^the children borrowed books by the thousands.J3hgdre^jyho came                               mad and studied tfK                                                                                                                            name
         y              ga^^jnting,.       do^ma^believ&^ihis
         hlrfk                                                                                       situation sign a petition requesting that the waiting room be opened at 4 a*m. to "TO^thtru^rafy^SStrrwaaTto leave, in the mam section, the selection of new                      Most importantly, do not give any of your personal information to any solici-      employer and town where located, job title, and where the couple honeymooned
 means thatlrfack Rahway residents have no community spir-                                           accommodate the early risers. This was only the first step.                        books jumped in quality and relevance. Computers were installed and the                                                                                                           and will reside.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    tors in person or over the phone. Some solicitors are very aggressive and can be
 it We have seen strong turnouts for the Martin Luther King                                             On Ian. 19, with the support of Rahway Mayor James Kennedy, the New             library's reference resources became infinite.                                                                                                                                      For more information call (908) 686-7700.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    very persuasive.
 Day march, theJuneteenth festival and the tribute to black                                          Jersey Transit Authority would have to hear the voice of the people.                   Both Linden Mayor John Gregorio and McGreevey had to face the wraih of
 Civil War veterans buried here.                                                                        Evans, on her day off, hand carried the petitions and a letter from Kennedy to  their citizens when ihose mayors tried to trash parts of their library systerms,
    We appreciate city officials for sponsoring these Black                                          the New Jersey Transit Authority Building in Newark.                               I'm a lifelong Democrat, but the only time I ever pushed a lever for a Republi-
 History Month activities and hope the low turnout doesn't                                              The early-moming travelers arrived on schedule in January to find the wait-     can mayoral candidate was when the incumbent donkey was trying to turn a
                                                                                                                                                                                        neighborhood into Nowheresville.                                                                   Computer TOTAL                                                                                          CHILD & TEEN
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