A blog about living in Aberdeen, New Jersey.

Friday, September 11, 2009

News Updates as of 11 September 2009

  • New film by Middlesex County pair contains shots from a restaurant in Matawan, according to MyCentralJersey.com.
  • I contributed a blog article on the inclusion of women on church boards back in the 1940's - 1950's at the First Presbyterian Church of Matawan. Along the same line, I wrote a blog piece on FPC Matawan history 1936 - 1949. I hope to continue to write the occasional article on the mission of the church and its history.
  • On the Beach at Cliffwood provides a glimpse into life in Cliffwood Beach.
  • St Joseph's Parish nursing ministry is featured in an article in the News Transcript. The nursing coordinator there, a Matawan resident, is quoted.
  • The Women's Club of Matawan will be collecting books at Matawan Day this Saturday 12 September 2009 in Terhune Park, according to APP. The books should be targeted for kindergarten to eighth grade students and new or gently used with a publishing date after 1985. If you miss the opportunity on Saturday, the Club plans to arrange a drop off at their 199 Jackson Street location.
  • A local girl won top honors for her illustrations at the 25th annual Writers and Illustrators of the Future awards, according to Examiner.com. While the awards are linked to L Ron Hubbard, the science fiction writer turned controversial Scientology founder, a number of prominent science fiction writers have won the writing award, which has a generally favorable public reputation.
  • Venetian plaster work is almost a religious calling for a man in Aberdeen, according to APP.
  • Matawan Zoning Board news, per Independent.


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