TRENTON – A package of bills aimed at helping New Jersey’s casino and horse racing industries were advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel.
Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s “The Tourist,” a big, bountiful cat-and-mouser with hardly hidden aspirations to “Charade” (1963) and “North by Northwest” (1959), is like a fully loaded luxury car. While the overindulgence initially impresses, after a while you long for the engineering and élan of a much more sophisticated ride.
TRENTON — With colder weather taking hold and the official start of winter less than a week away, the state Department of Environmental Protection is urging New Jersey’s residents to be thoughtful of their neighbors when burning wood for heat.
ROSELAND – Whether you’re short on cash this year or not, the holidays don’t have to break the proverbial bank. Sometimes the gifts that are appreciated the most are the ones that are smaller, carry sentimental value, or are simply the gift of time.
Overheard at the mall this weekend: “I want new Uggs for Christmas, Mom, and not those knock-off ones because they’re not good. I could also use a new Coach bag and, oh yeah, a navy blue cashmere sweater. And you could tell Aunt Janice she could get me a gift certificate to Sephora. Okay?”
HACKENSACK – EarthCam, a webcam network headquartered in Hackensack, announced its 12th annual list of the world’s “25 Most Interesting Webcams.”
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Zombie Santa may be arriving in your mailbox this Christmas, thanks to lifelong zombie aficionado Ben Tripp.
TRENTON – Legislation to permit the development of solar and photovoltaic energy facilities on closed landfills and quarries was advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel.
CLARK – This weekend, get your Christmas gifts wrapped and meet some dogs that are up for adoption at Barnes & Noble in Clark.