Local author to speak at Holocaust Center

Fred Spiegel of Howell will be the first guest author for 2004 at the “Meet the Author Program Book Signing” sponsored by the Center for Holocaust Studies at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft.

Spiegel will preview his book, “Once the Acacias Bloomed: Memories of a Childhood Lost,” the story of his experiences as a child survivor of the Holocaust.

The free event will be held Sept. 22 at 8:15 p.m. at the college’s ATEC building in room 218. To register or for more information, call the Center for Holocaust Studies, (732) 224-2769.