Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Aficiandos of Hess toy trucks can rest assured that Christmas sales of their toy trucks will continue at the corporation's convenience stores.
Recent headlines announcing Hess Corporation's exit from the energy marketing and refining end of its global business will not affect what is perhaps its second-most-coveted consumer item after the petrol: the Hess Toy Truck. "The toy trucks which have been a tradition for 48 years will continue," a Hess spokesperson said, adding that "this November, the company will continue to sell the trucks at their stores." Since 1964, Hess Corporation has sold its classic toy trucks; offering a variety of collectible miniature trucks to consumers at the start of the holiday season each year in November. Despite the corporation's impending closure of its 1,350 retail gas stations, consumers will still be able to find the eclectic toys at Hess …
Monday, December 24, 2012
No need for maple syrup with these light and sweet morning meal.
The month of December is a busy one. Take some quality time with your family on Christmas morning and try a new recipe. Swedish Pancakes Swedish pancakes, similar to a crepe, are much lighter than traditional pancakes. For your Christmas breakfast, serve them with lingonberry jam (available at IKEA or specialty food stores), bacon or sausage, and fresh fruit. Maybe you will start a new tradition in your family! Makes about 10 You can make the batter the night before and refrigerate it. Preheat the oven to 225 degrees and place a cookie sheet in the oven. 2 eggs 2 cups milk 1 cup flour 3 T sugar 3 T butter, melted 1/8 tsp. salt pinch of nutmeg vegetable oil for the pan Lingonberry jam, for serving Dusting of powdered sugar, if desired In…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Lights celebrating Hanukkah and Christmas are on display at the municipal complex.
East Brunswick is celebrating the holidays with a light show of its own. On Saturday, the first day of Hanukkah, the township's Menorah was lit up. The township Christmas tree was turned on at the same time. Stop by and take a look at both, on display at the municipal pond next to the Municipal Building. Follow Patch on Facebook. Visit www.facebook.com/EastBrunswickPatch and like us. You can also find us on Twitter at twitter.com/EBrunswickPatch.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
A menorah and Christmas tree will be on display at the Municipal Pond during the holiday season.
Municipal workers set up a menorah and strung lights on a Christmas tree thsi week at the Municipal Pond. Both are expected to be light next week on the first day of Hanukkah Follow Patch on Facebook. Visit www.facebook.com/EastBrunswickPatch and like us. You can also find us on Twitter at twitter.com/EBrunswickPatch.
How much will we spend this year? And what's the best-selling Christmas song of all time? Find the answers below.
We know that there were three Wise Men, 12 days of Christmas and that Santa delivers all his presents around the world in one night. But did you know... $23,439.38 How much it would cost to buy your "true love" all the gifts in the 12 Day of Christmas . 12.9 billion hours, $447 billion How many hours Americans were expected to spend shopping, wrapping and returning gifts last year. That was about 42 hours and $688.87 per person. Get your postman/postwoman a gift According to Hallmark, Christmas is the largest card-sending occasion . Nearly 1.5 billion cards are sent to friends and family every Christmas Season. (That's actually down 400 million cards since 2004.) $983 million The value of U.S. imports of Christmas tree ornaments from …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Santa Claus is making his holiday season debut at the Brunswick Square Mall
Hurricanes, black outs, nor’easters with snow. East Brunswick has had it all in the past two weeks (and still does in many places). But on Friday, residents can add one more thing to the list of stuff that’s happening in town—Christmas. That’s because Santa Claus makes his Brunswick Square Mall Debut on Friday, Nov. 9. The big man will be positioned in his old familiar spot in the center of the mall (just feet away from the food court, big surprise). Follow Patch on Facebook. Visit www.facebook.com/EastBrunswickPatch and like us. You can also find us on Twitter at twitter.com/EBrunswickPatch.
Saturday, December 24, 2011
The Creche at St. Bart's is up and awaits one final piece.
The Nativity scene inside St. Bartholomew's Church is ready, but awaits the addition of just one more thing, the baby Jesus. Jesus will be placed in the manger on Christmas morning. The Church has several Christmas Eve and Christmas Day masses scheduled. On Saturday, Dec. 24, there will be a 4 p.m. Children's Liturgy, followed by masses at 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and midnight. Service of Carols begins at 11:15 p.m. On Christmas morning, mass will be held at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
This is the busiest time of year for the United States Postal Service.
Busy might not be a strong enough word to describe it, but needless to say, the United States Postal Service has it’s work cut out for it during this time of year. “This is our busiest time of the year,” said George Flood, spokesman for the United States Postal Service. “Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, we’re projected to do about 16.5 billion pieces of mail. “On an average day, we are getting around 540 pieces of mail a day,” said Flood. “During this time of year, we’re probably doing around 800 million.” That mail, it should be pointed out, also includes millions of letters to Santa Claus, much of it addressed to the North Pole. At larger Post Offices the number of letters addressed to Santa could reach a half a million. “We get quite…
Thursday, December 1, 2011
The East Brunswick Museum's holiday exhibit features contributions from three East Brunswick organizations, the New Jersey Antique Bottle Club, the Raritan River Chapter of the National Railway Historic Society and New Jersey Easter Seals.
An old- fashioned Christmas tree lit with candles and handmade ornaments is the first thing you see when you enter the East Brunswick Museum. As you look around, trains and toys, place settings and old-fashioned ornaments beg for your attention. And at the center of it all are contributions from three East Brunswick organizations, the New Jersey Antique Bottle Club, the Raritan River Chapter of the National Railway Historic Society and New Jersey Easter Seals. “We invited outside groups to come in and do a display case or a tree display,” said Susan Luczu. “It introduces the groups to the museum, and the museum to those groups.” From the Historic Railway Society is a display of several small toy trains along with some the area’s railway …
Friday, December 31, 2010
This Farm Circle home has been drawing crowds for years.
For years people from in and out of town have been coming to this Farm Circle Road home to see Santa, elves, lights and so much more. With lights, moving figures, music and anything else you can think of, lighting up the holidays has become a tradtion for many families. If you find yourself among those who do it up during the holidays, then send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org!