CHICAGO, Ill. – A Wisconsin inmate serving a life sentence for murder will not be able to play the fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons in prison.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Feb. 12, youth around the world will celebrate the seventh annual Day of Purity, a call for youth of all ages to remain sexually pure until marriage.
CARTERET—Carteret will host free H1N1 (swine) flu vaccinations for county residents in February.
EDISON—St. Helena School, located at 930 Grove Avenue, Edison, will hold an open house on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
EAST BRUNSWICK—The Women’s Center at Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County will hold a free workshop to assist women who are separated, divorced, widowed or their spouse is disabled.
Here are more memories of the area from William Frolich: “During the one hundred and fifty years of existence, Union County has had many changes in the area within its borders. Some have been regrettable, while others have been quite an improvement to the lives of its inhabitants.
MILLBURN—Paper Mill Playhouse will conduct an open call audition for their mainstage production of “Peter Pan.” Paper Mill Playhouse will consider actors to play the Darling children and the Lost Boys.
STATE—Local school districts are offering informational packets for citizens interested in petitioning for one of the three seats on the Board of Education that will be elected in the annual school election scheduled for Tuesday, April 20.
LINDEN—The Linden Board of Education has announced a new initiative to help improve the health and quality of life of its employees.
ELIZABETH – AMC Entertainment and the Autism Society are teaming up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly basis.
STONY BROOK, N.Y.—Shark pups born to virgin mothers can survive over the long-term, according to new research published Jan. 25 in the Journal of Heredity. The study shows for the first time that some virgin births can result in viable offspring.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – New Jersey’s senators announced $38.5 million in new federal Recovery Act funding to complete the final design for a new rail bridge over the Hackensack River between Kearny and Secaucus.
Jan. 21 at 8:15 p.m.—After a month-long investigation by Det. Kenneth Mikolajczyk of the Narcotics Squad, police arrested Elizabeth resident Alexander Maldonado, 29, on the 3300 block of Tremley Point Road.