Former alderman will sign copies of memoir

Joseph Garbus, a former Milford alderman, will sign copies of his memoir, called “Kid from Pinsk,” Sunday, Sept. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Firehouse Gallery in Walnut Beach. Garbus, 78, was born in Pinsk, Russia, on Aug. 21, 1940, during World War II. His name at birth was Chaim Josel Garbuz. He had hoped to write a … read more

Former alderman recalls coming to America

Joseph Garbus, a former alderman, said his life started when he came to this country on May 2, 1951. Garbus, 77, was born in Pinsk, Russia, on Aug. 21, 1940, during World War II. His name at birth was Chaim Josel Garbuz. He has a brother, Al, who is six years older, and a sister, Esther, who is five years … read more