UNION COUNTY—The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders passed a resolution in favor state legislation that would guarantee equal marriage rights for same-sex couples in New Jersey during its regular meeting on Thursday, Dec. 17.
NEWARK — NJ TRANSIT will offer extra service for the upcoming holidays to give customers more travel options, whether going to the mall for last-minute shopping, leaving work early for the Christmas and New Year’s weekends, or attending New Year’s Eve festivities.
LINDEN—The children of Linden Public Schools bring joy and laughter to the community by sharing their voices and talents during the winter season.
Dec. 15 at 7:31 a.m. – Officer Kenneth Sarnecki investigated a report of a burglary to a motor vehicle, which was parked at a Delia Terrace residence.
MADISON, Wis.—The bright lights, big crowds and bustle that make the holidays fun for most of us often do just the opposite for people with Alzheimer’s and those who care for them.
NEWARK—On Friday, Dec. 11, Children’s Hospital of New Jersey received a visit from an extraordinary child named Justin Martin. Seven-year-old Justin and his father delivered 70 bears from Build-a-Bear Workshop to give to children at the hospital this holiday season.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service reminds individual taxpayers who are considering buying a new car that they have until Dec. 31 to take advantage of a tax break that may not be around in 2010.
CLARK—The Clark Public Library has planned several family activities during winter vacation.
ELIZABETH – Join with the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the county manager and many others to celebrate a holiday tradition.
Roller Skating • Dec. 25 from 4-7 p.m. – United Skates of America will open for Christmas Day roller skating at the Woodbridge Community Center, 600 Main St. There will be music, games, prizes and a light show. For info, call 1-732-596-4103.
EDISON—Upper School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison ushered in the holiday season with an impressive selection of music during their annual winter concert on Dec. 10.
UTICA, N.Y.—A recent survey is bad news for retailers. While holiday consumer spending was weak in 2008 due to poor economic conditions, the situation might not be any better this year.
Governor-elect Chris Christie earned fame by slapping handcuffs on dozens of corrupt politicians but now Assemblyman Joseph Cryan is trying to shackle the new governor by preventing him from reorganizing the government.