Union Catholic To Host Open House

SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School, located at 1600 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains, has scheduled an Open House for Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. for families with children interested in attending the school.

Tomassin Reports For Duty

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony J. Tomassin, a 2005 graduate of Elizabeth High School, recently reported for duty at Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Fla.

Women Need Health Care Reform, Stat!

Despite the shouting and name-calling at the town hall meetings, I remain hopeful about health care reform. I have no other choice. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, I spent years learning how to keep women healthy. Too often, I find myself telling patients with easily treatable conditions that I can’t help them—they don’t have the money to get well.

“Extract” Pungent with Laughs – 2 & ½ popcorns

There is a nutty conviviality, a between-you-and-me familiarity that buoys writer-director Mike Judge’s inventively penned “Extract” above its just so-so direction. While thank goodness we don’t know these particular crazies, they are close enough in modus operandi to remind us of the loonies we do know. They range from irksome to dangerous.