Clearance Sale • Now through March 6 – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption is having a winter clothing clearance sale at their thrift shop, 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. The store is open from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. every day except Sunday. Proceeds benefit the animal rescue group. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Senate approved a bipartisan package of legislation to reform the state’s public employee pension by a 36-0 vote with four abstentions today.
UNION COUNTY – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Union, Essex and Hudson counties. An icy mix of precipitation could cause tomorrow morning’s commute to be hazardous.
One major piece of legislation President Obama signed last year was the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act, which made fundamental changes to credit card agreements. Some provisions were adopted last summer, but the bulk of them took effect Feb. 22.
LINDEN—In the early hours of Sept. 11, 2001, students and teachers across the United States had just settled into a new school year, when the day’s tragic events began to unfold.
TRENTON–The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the upcoming start of a bridge deck replacement project on Amboy Avenue over Route 440 in Perth Amboy.
RAHWAY—The Second Annual New Jersey Oral Cancer Walkathon will be hosted by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway. It will be held at Rahway Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 16.
RAHWAY—Madison Elementary School in Rahway recently held a Winter Blanket Drive. Madison’s goal was to collect 50 blankets in two weeks. The blankets were donated to the Coalition for the Homeless in Elizabeth.
CARTERET-Here are more memories of the City Line Bar and Grill, which used to be on Roosevelt Ave. I had shared memories of this bar before, in my Oct. 2, 2009 column. They are from the grandson of the owners, Bill Donovan.
PERTH AMBOY—A Perth Amboy man was sentenced today to serve 22 years in prison for sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl on a number of occasions between September 2007, and January 2008, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.