If you’re in the mood for some good old fashioned storytelling, director Francis Lawrence’s “Water for Elephants,” adapted by screenwriter Richard LaGravenese from the popular novel by Sara Gruen, is just the ticket.
Theatre • April 29 & 30 at 7:30 p.m.; May 1 at 2 p.m. – The Forum Theatre’s Stars on Stage students will present Broadway Bound, featuring songs from classic and contemporary Broadway shows. Tickets are $14. The theatre is located at 314 Main St., Metuchen. Info: 1-732-548-5600
When it comes to getting married, nobody does it better than the British, specifically, the British royal family. From the looks of them, who would have thought that they were such good party planners? But let’s give credit where credit is due.
STATE – According to the Arbor Day Foundation, the best way to celebrate the holiday is by planting trees. New Jersey celebrates Arbor Day on National Arbor Day, April 29.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has banned the manufacture, distribution, sale, and possession of designer drugs labeled as “bath salts.” The move does not affect Epson salts or other true bath salts that are added to bathing water.
STATE – Voters were more likely to pass their local school district budgets this year. Just four failed in Middlsex County and two in Union County according to the unofficial tallies of machine-cast ballots.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury is retiring the paper Social Security check, a move expected to save taxpayers $1 billion over the next 10 years. Beginning May 1, anyone newly applying for Social Security, Veterans Affairs…
PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Department are investigating a shooting that gravely injured a Piscataway man early yesterday morning, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
RAHWAY – The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway Foundation’s annual Rose Ball fundraising event was a success.
LINDEN– Doris J. Henel, a lifetime Linden resident, has been chosen as the city’s 35th Annual Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year.