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Ceremony held at VFW hall

Veterans kept an empty seat at the table Thursday night for military comrades who are still imprisoned, missing in action or unaccounted for from wars and conflicts over the years. (Photo by Mary Ellen Day)
Veterans of Foreign War Thomas J. Kavanaugh Post 2290 members and Ladies Auxiliary held the solemn POW MIA ceremony Thursday night to remember military men and women who are being held prisoner or are still missing in action.

Past Commander Fred Gorbatuk began the ceremony by saying, "We must never forget the sacrifices that these comrades are still making and the suffering that they are enduring for us and our way of life. It must remain alive in our minds and in our hearts until we know that they have returned home."


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MANVILLE: Police accept old medicines for disposal on Saturday
Residents are encouraged to bring unused, unwanted and expired medicine to the police headquarters at 2 North Main St. on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. so the prescriptions may be disposed of properly. Read more...
MANVILLE: Purse left at pizza shop is turned in
In police reports this week: -- Guiseppe Ionfrida at Frank's Pizza on North Main Street turned in a Guess brand purse with a black wallet with $56.01 in cash, numerous credit cards and household items at 6:53 p.m. Sept. 15. The owner, a Short Hills woman, was called and said her son-in-law, of Bridgewater, would claim the purse. Read more...
MANVILLE: Library hosts salute to women folk singers
Singer-songwriter Patricia Shih brings a multi-media presentation, ''Songbirds: Women in Folk,'' to the Manville Public Library at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Read more...

Sports

MANVILLE: Gridders show there's a slim margin between W' and L'
Manville footballers learned Friday night in a 28-7 loss to Bound Brook that the difference between winning and losing can come down to small differences. Read more...
MANVILLE: Football season opens versus Bound Brook
Manville High School's football squad opens its season tonight, Friday at Bound Brook. The Mustangs have a larger-than-normal squad of 38, but the numbers mean staying healthy and keeping their best players on the field will be important. Read more...


Opinions

EDITORIAL: Embrace educational challenges
Although fall does not officially begin until Sept. 22, next Monday, Labor Day, marks the traditional end of the summer season. Read more...
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Your Views

MANVILLE: Steps Together enters home stretch in aid year
To the editor: On July 1, Steps Together introduced 12 families in our community who were in need of financial and emotional support as a result of an unexpected medical crisis. Many of these families are in Hillsborough or have strong ties to Hillsborough. We became motivated by the very statement, ''How many people does it take to make a difference? One!'' Read more...
STATE: Special Olympics thanks Rutgers football
To the editor: I would like to thank Rutgers Athletics and Rutgers Football Head Coach Kyle Flood, Team New Jersey Honorary Head Coach during the Special Olympics USA Games, for their support. Read more...
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Lifestyle

MANVILLE: St. Mary Byzantine auction features 100 prizes, certificates
Fri., Oct. 3 Basket auction: St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, 1900 Brooks Blvd., auction with more than 100 gift certificates and prizes, including flat-screen TV, outdoor grill, Kitchen Aid mixer, iPad, household items, appliances, theme baskets and a 50/50. Doors open at 5 p.m. Auction begins at 7. Tickets at $10 includes one sheet of tickets, desserts, coffee and tea. Stuffed cabbage, kielbasa and sauerkraut sandwiches, meatball sandwiches, hotdogs, hamburgers for sale. Order tickets in advance by calling Marge at 908-722-5894 or Betty at 908-782-8325. Attendees must be 18 years of age. Read more...
MANVILLE: POW/MIA service moved to Thursday night
Thurs., Sept. 18 Memorial service: VFW Post 2290 and its ladies auxiliary has changed the date of its annual prisoner of war/missing in action service to tonight at 7 p.m. at the post, 600 Washington Ave. The public is encouraged to come out and remember those who have gone to war and not yet returned. Read more...
MANVILLE: GOP Club invites public to meet candidates
Sat., Sept. 13 Flea market and craft show: Manville First Aid and Rescue Squad Auxiliary's planned indoor/outdoor flea market and craft show in the VFW hall, 600 Washington Ave. has been canceled. Read more...

Arts and Entertainment

MANVILLE: St. Mary Byzantine auction features 100 prizes, certificates
Fri., Oct. 3 Basket auction: St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, 1900 Brooks Blvd., auction with more than 100 gift certificates and prizes, including flat-screen TV, outdoor grill, Kitchen Aid mixer, iPad, household items, appliances, theme baskets and a 50/50. Doors open at 5 p.m. Auction begins at 7. Tickets at $10 includes one sheet of tickets, desserts, coffee and tea. Stuffed cabbage, kielbasa and sauerkraut sandwiches, meatball sandwiches, hotdogs, hamburgers for sale. Order tickets in advance by calling Marge at 908-722-5894 or Betty at 908-782-8325. Attendees must be 18 years of age. Read more...
MANVILLE: POW/MIA service moved to Thursday night
Thurs., Sept. 18 Memorial service: VFW Post 2290 and its ladies auxiliary has changed the date of its annual prisoner of war/missing in action service to tonight at 7 p.m. at the post, 600 Washington Ave. The public is encouraged to come out and remember those who have gone to war and not yet returned. Read more...
MANVILLE: GOP Club invites public to meet candidates
Sat., Sept. 13 Flea market and craft show: Manville First Aid and Rescue Squad Auxiliary's planned indoor/outdoor flea market and craft show in the VFW hall, 600 Washington Ave. has been canceled. Read more...

Business

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Princeton lawyer reappointed to high court panel
Congratulations Jeffrey M. Gradone, a partner in the Princeton office of Archer and Greiner P.C., has been reappointed to serve as a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court for the 2014-2016 term. The committee is comprised of members of the bench and tax bar as well as representatives of taxpayers' groups, local, county and state tax administrators and others concerned with the administration and review of the New Jersey tax laws. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Thouin elected to board of Enable Inc.
Congratulations Lisa M. Thouin, CPA, CGMA, managing director of The Mercadien Group, principal in Mercadien, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, and co-leader of its Nonprofit Services Group, has been elected to the board of trustees of Enable Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with permanent and chronic physical or cognitive disabilities and senior citizens to live full and independent lives in the community. Enable achieves its mission by providing services, support and living arrangements to afflicted individuals and their families throughout central New Jersey. Readers can learn more by visiting www.mercadien.com. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Jammin' Crepes to open in downtown Princeton
Coming soon I recently had a chance to find out more about a new business coming to downtown Princeton. Read more...
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Your Health

YOUR HEALTH: The importance of vaccinations
Below are a few of the findings from recent studies: Read more...
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Your Home

YOUR HOME: Decorating tips from the pros
With summer waning and cooler weather on the horizon, perhaps you're beginning to run through your mind a list of indoor projects. Read more...
YOUR HOME: Getting the fireplace ready for a safe season
As temperatures drop and thoughts of crackling fires beckon, Patt and Gary Severson of Ashes-Up Up and Away Chimney Service have this cautionary tip for you: Read more...
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