In answer to the question I’ve most been asked since viewing Joe Johnston’s “The Wolfman,” only insofar as the lunatical idea itself is it true to the original. Even the spelling of the titles is different, “The Wolf Man” (1941) being constructed as three words. Fielding the second most posed inquiry, it is more gruesome than shocking.
UNION – In celebration of African-American History Month, the Office of Africana Studies at Kean University will host Here We Stand: Forgotten Moments in African American History on Feb. 24 and 25.
TRENTON—With the deadline for filing for school board candidacy quickly approaching, the president of the New Jersey School Boards Association urged citizens sincerely interested in education to consider running for their local board of education.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit public transportation operators from using a wireless telephone or electronic communication device while their vehicles are moving was advanced Thursday by an Assembly committee.
NEW BRUNSWICK—On Saturday, Feb. 27, Rutgers Students and the Community-at-Large will gather to dance at “Murder Mystery Ballroom.” Music for dancing will be provided by Brian Nash.
EDISON – “Pink Day,” a program in which the Middlesex County College and Ocean County College basketball teams supported Breast Cancer Awareness, was held at Middlesex on Feb. 17.
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — So much for being the new kids on the block. The New Jersey City University women’s bowling team, in its first year as an associate member of the Division I Northeast Conference, made sure its maiden voyage in the league would be a memorable one as the Gothic Knights went a perfect 7-0 in match play and captured the 2010 NEC regular season championship, on February 13 and 14 in the second conference meet of the year.
TRENTON—Executive Order 14, which freezes $475 million in current-year state school aid, will have a serious and negative impact on school district budgeting in 2010-2011, a representative of the New Jersey School Boards Association testified to the Assembly Budget Committee Wednesday.
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pvt. Nicholas R. Grecco, son of Ranee and Stephen Grecco of Sayreville, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
PARRIS ISLAND—Marine Corps Pfc. Kyle S. Naples, son of Susan J. and Daniel A. Naples of South Amboy, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Cranford resident who intends to pursue a graduate degree in library science or media specialist.
CLARK – Clark Cub Scouts Pack 145 thanks all of the generous and hungry people who came out and supported their recent pancake breakfast fundraiser.
BLACKSBURG, Va.—Several area residents who are enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2009 semester.