STATE — The New Jersey State Police and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management are conducting an emergency drill this week in areas throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Morris, Union and Middlesex counties.
TRENTON—Voters in eight New Jersey school districts – including two in Middlesex County – will act on $194 million in proposed school construction Tuesday, according to the New Jersey School Boards Association.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city will welcome the holiday season with its annual tree lighting and fire truck parade on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. a the Transit Plaza on Broadway.
ELIZABETH – The Postal Service expects to handle 15.8 billion mail pieces during the holiday season from Friday, Nov. 26 through Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 – Christmas Day. Elizabeth Postmaster Dennis Allocco wants to remind last-minute mailers of the recommended mail-by dates to get their cards and gifts delivered by Christmas Day.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner James Simpson today announced the completion and opening of the new ramp directly linking the Garden State Parkway southbound with I-78 eastbound.
RAHWAY — Just as you are hitting the malls and cybermalls looking for the ideal gift for that someone special this holiday season, be assured that con-artists are looking for ways to rip you off, Rahway Police Crime Prevention Officer Detective William Eicholz warns.
TRENTON – The Mega Millions jackpot climbed to $88 million for tonight’s drawing, which will be televised at 11 p.m. on NJN-TV – the New Jersey Network.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A 21-year old Rutgers University student was killed yesterday when she was struck by a pickup truck while crossing Route 18 at George Street in New Brunswick, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Peter Mangarella announced.
Sample Sale • Dec. 11 & 18 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – World Enterprises Wholesale Showroom, 990 Raritan Rd., Clark, will hold a holiday sample sale that is open to the public. Fashion items including ladies’ handbags, jewelry, scarves, clothing and athletic apparel will be on sale at below retail prices. Info: 1-732-388-4001
Does anyone really ever love anyone the way they do in the movies, the way Rick loved Ilsa in “Casablanca” (1942)? Jake Gyllenhaal’s Jamie Randall, cynical ladies man extraordinaire in Edward Zwick’s “Love and Other Drugs,” surely doesn’t think so.