Dec. 23 at 10:17 a.m. – At the Hudson County Jail, Officer Thomas Sarnecki arrested Irvington resident Scott Lewis, 27, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
LINDEN—Linden Public Schools participate in the DARE, Drug Abuse Resistance Education program. This program, for students in third through fifth grades, aims to provide the tools students need to resist peer pressure and to say no to drugs and alcohol.
If Jack Nicholson’s Col. Nathan R. Jessup (“A Few Good Men”-1992) was correct in assessing that you can’t handle the truth, then you may not like Jason Reitman’s “Up in the Air.” Caustic and whimsical, often at the same time, this character study of a free spirit extraordinaire, exemplarily portrayed by George Clooney, pulls no punches.
WOODBRIDGE—Woodbridge Veterinary Group will be offering a free dog behavior workshop called “100% Crate-less Housebreaking and Home Freedom, “ on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 12-1:30 p.m.
ELIZABETH—The Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a 23-year-old man on Dec. 22 who was wanted in connection with a 2005 homicide in Elizabeth, according to Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
EDISON – Antonia Ricigliano said that her first goals as Mayor of Edison will be to reduce municipal spending, eliminate waste and protect tax money.
CRANFORD – The Tri-County Red Cross and Cranford Chamber of Commerce are partnering to help local families get and stay healthy in the New Year, while at the same time raising funds to provide local disaster relief.
LINDEN – The Library Board of Trustees of the Linden Free Public Library has announced its 2010 meeting schedule.
Kyrie Irving’s arrival at St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth created a lot of expectations. He went from being a huge fish in a big pool to a large fish in a larger pool.
LINDEN – The recreation department will sponsor a karate class for Linden students between the ages of 5 and 15. Sessions will be held Friday afternoons, from 4 – 5 p.m., starting Jan. 8 through March 5, 2010 at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street.
NEW BRUNSWICK – VSA arts of New Jersey announces spring program offerings for children with autism. Programs are open to children with autism ages 3 to 21 and their family members. The registration deadline is Jan. 11, 2010.
The beginning of a new year is a great time to get your priorities in order and to set goals for the next 365 days. ACOG urges women to put health at the top of their 2010 to-do lists. Remember these healthy living tips:
RAHWAY—Students at Roosevelt School in Rahway have chosen to be principal for a half hour as their “Positive Behavior Support in Schools” weekly prize.