Before You Step Under The Mistletoe…

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 Brownies Visit With Police Dog

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.