WESTFIELD—The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County will offer an appetizing class this month called “Berries and You: Perfect Together.”
One of the six, rudely jabbering girls who sat in front of me during a recent showing of director Louis Leterrier’s “Clash of the Titans” apparently favored whatever was playing on her little cell phone to the 3-D bombast up on the giant screen.
CLARK—The Clark Public Library will honor National Library Week by offering two behind-the-scenes tours of the library on Wednesday, April 14, at 12:30 p.m. and again on Thursday, April 15, at 4 p.m.
FANWOOD—The Fanwood Performing Arts Series is set to begin on April 10, at 7 p.m. at the Patricia M. Kuran Cultural Center (the historic carriage house). The spring series will also include performances on May 8 and June 12.
ASHEVILLE, NC – The defending SAL Champs wasted no time getting off to a strong start in 2010. The BlueClaws scored eight runs in the first inning off Asheville Tourists starter Wes Musick (0-1) en route to a 10-7 win.
ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy will present its spring theatre production, “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon”, April 23-25 at the school, located at 840 North Broad Street in Elizabeth. Performance times are Friday and Saturday, April 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 25 at 3 p.m. The public is invited.
POMONA – Senior C.J. Gannon had three goals and an assist to lead the Kean University men’s lacrosse team to an 11-2 win over Richard Stockton College in Skyline Conference action on Thursday evening.
STATE — New Jersey saw a jump in initial unemployment claims for the week ending March 27, according to information from the federal Department of Labor.
OLD BRIDGE — Police are investigating the death of a woman who was found today in her home in Old Bridge, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Old Bridge Police Chief Thomas H. Collow.
TRENTON – The end of March marked a difficult milestone for more than 40,000 New Jersey workers who collected the last unemployment insurance benefits available to them, swelling the ranks of unemployed workers who are no longer eligible for unemployment insurance benefits.
Go figure: Dumont, a snakepit of a town known best for political contributions leading to professional favors, is considering a strict pay-to-play law that would make it something of a pioneer in North Jersey — thanks to Citizens’ Campaign, a grass-roots group that so far, has attracted 5,000 participants who hope to stem corruption… which should, in turn, help curb property taxes.
LINDEN – Firefighters battled a blaze at a city business, quickly bringing it under control Wednesday evening, authorities said.
EDISON—Edison police are searching for a 43-year-old man who was recently released from Trenton Psychiatric and had been placed in a group home in the township.