EAST RUTHERFORD—Tickets are now on sale for a new, explosive and action packed version of Monster Jam® titled Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Freestyle Mania. Monster Jam Freestyle Mania will make its Tri-State area debut at Nassau Coliseum from Jan. 29 – 31 and IZOD Center from Feb. 5 – 6.
TRENTON — The state Senate rejected — by a vote of 14 to 20, with six senators not voting — a bill sponsored by Sen. Raymond Lesniak aimed at legalizing gay marriage in New Jersey.
TRENTON—The popular multi-state lottery game “Powerball” will makes its long-awaited debut in the Garden State in the early months of 2010.
According to the experts at The Skin Cancer Foundation, there are five important reasons to give up tanning in the new year:
CRANFORD—Between the rescue helicopter hovering just above the treetops, all the emergency vehicles with their lights flashing, and the platoons of police officers and firefighters making their way into the woods at Union County’s Nomahegan Park in Cranford, it sure looked as if something big was happening.
SAYREVILLE-In October of 1944, Navy Day was proclaimed in Sayreville. Mayor Phillip McCutcheon issued a proclamation calling upon all residents of the borough to join in the observation of Navy Day on Oct. 27.
Open Dance • Jan. 8 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers, Carteret Chapter, will hold an open dance at the American Legion Hall, 1155 Roosevelt Ave., Carteret. Live music and refreshments. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 1-732-541-2174 or 1-908-757-0515.
LINDEN—Senior citizen line dance classes, open to Linden residents age 50 and older, will begin Jan. 22 and continue through March 26, 2010 at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden, on Friday mornings from 10 – 11 a.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The Band of the Irish Guards and the Pipes and Drums of the Royal Regiment of Scotland will perform at the State Theater on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010.
If Jack Nicholson’s Col. Nathan R. Jessup (“A Few Good Men”-1992) was correct in assessing that you can’t handle the truth, then you may not like Jason Reitman’s “Up in the Air.” Caustic and whimsical, often at the same time, this character study of a free spirit extraordinaire, exemplarily portrayed by George Clooney, pulls no punches.