Sunday, November 13, 2016


The Lewis chessmen (or Uig chessmen, named after the bay where they were found) are a group of 12th-century chess pieces, along with other gaming pieces, most of which are carved in walrus ivory. Discovered in 1831 on Lewis in the Outer Hebrides

Brian Boru was an Irish Christian king who died on the Good Friday at the Battle of Clontarf. He dreamt of a free, united Ireland and his greatest goal was to get rid off the invading Vikings. So, he decided to what no-one dared before – namely  to force the Vikings to leave Ireland once and for all.

Hugh Riley Rone, 19, of South Amboy, a cousin of Jill Gray, graphic designer for The Catholic Spirit, died May 31 in a motorcycle accident on the Garden State Parkway.
He was a lifelong resident of South Amboy and a 2015 graduate of South Amboy High School, where he played on the varsity soccer, baseball and basketball teams. He was named Co-Athlete of the Year in 2015 along with his lifelong friend, Tim Kales. He was a student at Middlesex County College, Edison, going on to Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, to fulfill his lifelong dream, since the age of 3, of becoming a funeral director like his Daddy.

He was employed by his family business, The Gundrum Service “Home for Funerals” and also worked as a lifeguard for Sun & Surf. He was a communicant at St. Mary Parish, South Amboy.



Sajid started acting as a child appearing as the younger version of Sunil Dutt's character in his father Mehboob's 1957 film Mother India. He played the title role in his father's next and last film Son of India in 1962. According to Rauf Ahmed, though the film was not a success at the box-office, Sajid's performance was praised by the critics.[2] He went on to achieve fame in the United States with a co-starring role alongside Jay North in the 1966 film Maya