Cub Scouts Welcome All At Pancake Breakfast

CLARK—The Cub Scout Pack 145 family will be hosting a pancake breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 17, from 8 a.m. through noon at the Brewer School cafeteria, 430 Westfield Avenue, Clark.  The menu will include pancakes, bacon, juice, coffee, and other…

Liberty Hall Museum Hosts Events

UNION—Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University will host several activities for children and visitors of all ages throughout January. The Let It Snow Arts and Craft Winter Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon. Children…

New Jersey Failing to Snuff Out Smokers’ Addiction

STATE—According to a new report, Helping Smokers Quit: State Cessation Coverage, released in November 2008 by the American Lung Association, just six states provide comprehensive cessation coverage for state employees and New Jersey is not one of them. The six…

See “A Few Good Men” At UCPAC

RAHWAY—On Friday, Jan. 16, Alliance Repertory Theatre Company will open their stage production of Aaron Sorkin’s ‘A Few Good Men’ at the Union County Performing Arts Center.  The critically acclaimed play will run in Rahway through Saturday, Jan. 31.  Friday…

Cryan Abusing Government Staff For Partisan Purpose

by James J. Devine Assemblyman Joseph Cryan is apparently abusing his legislative office by having government staff perform work related to his capacity as state Democratic Party chairman, specifically to recruit personnel for some Monmouth County government jobs. According to…

Volunteers Help Empower Rape Victims

ELIZABETH—Michelle calls it the day that changed her life. Three years ago, the Summit resident saw a flyer at her local grocery store, asking for volunteers to serve at the Union County Rape Crisis Center. The idea struck a chord…

New Jersey Faces Blood Shortage

STATE—Bracing for a sharp seasonal drop in the blood supply, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) is appealing to all eligible persons to donate blood in January, designated National Blood Donor Month. January is always a critical time of the year…