“I don’t need this aggravation.” Thus I spake just above a murmur during the harrying last thirty minutes of director Paul Haggis’s “The Next Three Days.” It seemed unfair.
SCOTCH PLAINS — Recently, Two River Community Bank became a community sponsor at NJ Blood Services (NJBS) Scotch Plains donor center on South Avenue, pledging their employees, customers and friends to give 25 whole blood and platelet donations annually.
LINDEN — Linden School No. 9 added a twist to American Education Week. For one day, the school had three principals.
RAHWAY — As part of American Education Week, students in Laura Lopez’s class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway were invited to school to take part in an “Are You Smarter Than a 3rd Grader” challenge.
UNION – Senior Jonathan Jones scored a game-high 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, however the Kean University men’s basketball team fell to Stevens Institute of Technology, 80-77, in the home opener on Monday evening.
“Cut My Taxes!” Americans have heard this cry for years — and we’ve heard it shouted angrily in recent months. We hear that we pay too much in taxes, that government makes poor use of our money, and that our prosperity would rise if only taxes would fall.
EDISON – A township man was arrested on Thanksgiving and charged with fatally shooting a 25-year-old Edison resident earlier last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas J. Bryan announced.
CARTERET — The New Jersey Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) Authority has awarded Carteret $200,000 for the continuation of the borough’s small business grant and start-up loan programs, Mayor Dan Reiman and the Economic Development Office announced last week.
TRENTON – Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver has chosen Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes III (D-Edison) to chair the Assembly Judiciary Committee.