Exhausting as a gifted but spoiled child who must show you how intelligent and resourceful he is at every turn, director Guy Ritchie’s “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” ultimately drains all the patience from your movie-loving marrow. Convoluted and flip to a fault, even the signature one-upmanship becomes wearying.
Mistletoe is one of our most iconic holiday symbols. You see it in pictures, hear about it in familiar carols, and either look for it or avoid it depending on your romantic status! But what do you really know about the plant, the origins of the many customs surrounding its use, and New Jersey’s unique tradition of “mistletoe hunting?”
CLARK– Girl Scout Brownies from troops 40549 and 40537, from Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark, had a special visitor at a recent group meeting. Sgt. Gillespie, the head of the Union County Sheriff’s Canine Unit, spoke to the girls about how the K-9 police dogs are trained to help them on their jobs.
Dec. 17 at 1:11 p.m. – Officer Daniel Pitts investigated a report of a burglary to an Arbor Lane residence
NEW BRUNSWICK – More than 68 percent of Americans 65 and older – 80 percent age 75 and over – have hypertension (high blood pressure), according to a 2010 report by the Centers for Disease Control. Left untreated, this chronic condition can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure or premature death.
BRIDGEWATER– Shoppers at the Bridgewater Commons were invited today to join Motor Vehicle Commission Chairman and Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez, Acting Director of the State Division of Highway Traffic Safety Gary Poedubicky and Senior General Manager Troy Fischer in an interactive booth to illustrate the dangers of distracted driving.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee is expected to resume markup of a controversial bill aimed at fighting internet copyright infringement, the Stop Online Piracy Act.
ELIZABETH — A Roselle man was convicted last week of third degree drug possession stemming from a 2010 arrest, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Tuesday.
ELIZABETH – To improve the quality of health care while lowering its cost, Trinitas Regional Medical Center is taking steps toward investing in electronic medical records (EMR). Its first priority is transferring records for its child and adolescent population, and thanks to a $7,500 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation, the hospital plans to convert these records by summer of 2012.