ELIZABETH—Union Catholic High School of Scotch Plains won the 2009 Dr. Rose Marie Battaglia Christmas Basketball Tournament, hosted by Benedictine Academy and the Benedictine Academy Parents Association.
LINDEN – As part of its Solar 4 All program, PSE&G has begun installing 200,000 pole-attached solar energy units in its service territory.
TRENTON – Last week, Assembly Speaker Joseph Roberts said that he will call a vote on a bill to legalize same-sex marriage only if the state Senate passes similar legislation first.
This is in response to the op-ed article that appeared on Dec. 21, 2009, “Giving Away Our Store.” Michele Byers claims the state would give away a steady source of income if a bill clarifying adverse possession claims becomes law.
LINDEN—Senior citizen line dance classes, open to Linden residents age 50 and older, will begin Jan. 22 and continue through March 26, 2010 at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden, on Friday mornings from 10 – 11 a.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The Band of the Irish Guards and the Pipes and Drums of the Royal Regiment of Scotland will perform at the State Theater on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010.
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.