STATE—On Sunday, New Jersey residents will set their clocks ahead one hour as most of America switches to Daylight Savings Time.
TRENTON – Yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order creating a New Jersey Privatization Task Force to develop recommendations for a comprehensive approach to converting certain areas of government operations to privately-run operations in an effort to cut the size and cost of state government.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the phrases “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance and “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency do not violate the Constitution’s separation of church and state.
UNION – The 14th Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Union, originally scheduled for tomorrow, has been postponed until Saturday, March 27 at 1 p.m. because of a forecasted rainstorm.
UNION COUNTY – On March 5, a superior court judge signed an order of expungement, removing from the public record charges filed against a politically-connected former Garwood police officer who resigned to avoid prosecution for alleged crimes reportedly captured on video.
LINDEN – The Linden Police Department offers the following tips to help residents avoid being victimized by scams this spring.
AVENEL — 1st Lt. Amy Updike, of Carteret, recently returned from a one-year tour of duty as an Army nurse with the 47th Combat Support Hospital, COB Speicher, Tikrit, Iraq.
Improper English or not, Alice’s estimation of her escapade being “curiouser and curiouser” might also apply to the uneasiness which permeates director Tim Burton’s variation of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” All the king’s horses and all the king’s men, artistically speaking, couldn’t satisfyingly reconstruct the classic.
ROSELLE—Proudly displaying their winning gold medals, the Roselle Catholic High School girls’ basketball team is pictured after defending their Union County Tournament title in Roselle on Sunday, Feb. 28. Roselle Catholic defeated Abraham Clark (Roselle) High School 72-66. Allison Skrec was named tournament MVP.
CRANFORD – From March 12 to April 17, the exhibition, “Playing Politics”, will be on display in the Tomasulo Gallery on the Cranford campus of Union County College.