TRENTON – Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced the appointment of Alan Rosenthal as the 11th member of the Apportionment Commission on Thursday.
LINDEN – Police arrested a 17-year-old Newark resident in a stolen car early Wednesday morning after he nearly struck a patrol car and led officers on a brief chase, officials said.
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will present an evening of traditional Irish music as interpreted by McDermott’s Handy on Monday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
CRANFORD — The Irish have a long and proud history in New Jersey, yet no one had ever undertaken the enormous task of documenting their achievements — until now.
CRANFORD–Union County College will be hosting a spring open house for students who are interested in learning more about the college and for those who may be interested in enrolling for the summer or fall semester. The spring open house will be held on March 26 beginning at 9:30 a.m. on the college’s Cranford campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue.
Slavonic Festival • March 5 from noon-10 p.m. – St. Thomas Byzantine Catholic Church, 1407 St. Georges Ave., Rahway will host a Slavonic festival with food, games, music & items for sale. Free admission. Info: 1-732-382-5300
FORKED RIVER – This weekend’s release of the animated children’s movie Rango is expected to raise interest in keeping chameleons and other reptiles as pets. Officials from the Associated Humane Societies/Popcorn Park warn against bringing these animals into your home, however.
DENVILLE – The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter hosts the following monthly support groups in Union County for caregivers:
I admit it. I can really get caught up in the all the hoopla surrounding celebrities and their fabulous lives. To say I was glued to the TV for last weekend’s Academy Awards is an understatement. Cemented is more like it. For me, it was all about who was there and what did they wear. Yeah, the movies, too.