STATE – A winter storm could bring over a foot of snow to central New Jersey on Thursday, according to National Weather Service predictions.
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.
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.
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Cranford resident who intends to pursue a graduate degree in library science or media specialist.
BLACKSBURG, Va.—Several area residents who are enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2009 semester.
UNION COUNTY—The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has authorized $347,000 for a three-year agreement with the Wildlife Services Bureau of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to have the bureau manage the population of Canada geese in county parklands and recreational facilities.
Flea Market • Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Linden Knights of Columbus, 118 N. Park Ave., will hold a flea market. Kitchen open for breakfast & lunch. Next flea market: March 20 – tables are $20. Call 1-908-486-9518 or 1-908-374-5444.
TRENTON – Assembly Transportation Chairman John Wisniewski on Friday announced the panel will hear testimony on the potential impact of the governor’s plan to slash NJ Transit’s subsidy and the fare hikes and service cuts that may result.
CRANFORD—It’s been more than 50 years since Bob Scott stood on the pitcher’s mound in Yankee Stadium, positioning his fingers in just the right way to deliver his signature screwball. And on the days he wasn’t pitching, Scott played first base.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie said that New Jersey is in a “state of financial crisis” and outlined cuts to address a $2.2 billion gap in this year’s budget before a joint session of the Legislature this morning.