WOODBRIDGE – The All Seasons Chamber Players will return to perform at the Barron Arts Center located at 582 Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge, on Friday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m.
RAHWAY—St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church will host a one-day Slavonic Festival on Saturday, Feb. 6, from noon to 11 p.m.
CLARK—The American Cancer Society invites residents of Clark and surrounding communities to learn about Relay For Life, an overnight community celebration where individuals and teams camp-out and barbecue, while taking turns walking or running around a track “relay” style.
Frank Capra directed “It Happened One Night”—the archetype for filmmaker Anand Tucker’s “Leap Year”—in 1934. A smash hit starring Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable, it has since worked its way into our romantic comedy vocabulary. Hardly a decade goes by without several so-so permutations. Consider this one 2010’s failed contribution.
RAHWAY—Roosevelt School’s Pre-K students proudly display their poster supporting the principle of acceptable hallway behavior.
LINDEN – Morning Star Community Christian Center in Linden is gearing up to do its part to help the families in need who were affected by the recent tragedy in Haiti. Tonight at 7 p.m., at Morning Star, 1009 Chandler…
Hoping to finalize his signature domestic policy initiative before he delivers his first State of the Union address in a few short weeks, President Barack Obama sat down with top Democratic leaders from Capitol Hill at the White House on Wednesday.
STATE—According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, the percentage of New Jersey voters who say the country is on the right track declined to 35% from 41% just before the November election.
ELIZABETH – An unidentified man suffered minor injuries after sustaining a gunshot wound on Tuesday night, police said. The victim was shot around 11 p.m. on 2nd Street in Elizabeth, according to police.
TRENTON—A principal member of the so-called “Route 35 Crew” was sentenced to 334 months in federal prison Monday for committing 11 armed bank robberies, a home invasion robbery and two other robberies between August 2006 and November 2007, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON— New Jersey’s tobacco control policies earned mixed grades in the American Lung Association’s State of Tobacco Control 2009 report released on Jan. 12.
UNION COUNTY—The Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct (ACJC) will hold a hearing to consider misconduct charges against Superior Court Judge William L’E. Wertheimer on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 10:30 a.m., in the main conference room of the New Jersey Law Center, 1 Constitution Way, New Brunswick.
CARTERET—Kaplan Companies has received permits to begin Phase II of construction on Gateway of Carteret according to Carteret Mayor Daniel Reiman.