St. Mary’s Students Show Christmas Story

  St. Mary’s Students Show Christmas Story—The Religion Department of St. Mary of the Assumption High School presented a depiction of the Nativity set to music for the staff and patients at Trinitas Hospital’s Cancer Center Christmas party on Dec.…

“The Day the Earth Stood Still” – Has a Contemporary Spin – 2 & ½ popcorns

  By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic  Considering “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” I am transported back to Dr. Halberstodt’s “Reviewing Remakes” course at Olde Ivy Film Criticism College, 1968. “Beware your prejudice,” he warned in his Viennese accent.…

Christmas Memories & Thank You

By Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-Here are more Christmas memories “as seen through the eyes of a young child” from reader William Frolich: “We were aware of Santa Claus and his elves at the North Pole, but how did he make…

State Issues Winter Storm Notice For Friday Rush Hour

TRENTON – Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police and Director of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, is issuing a winter storm notice for “Rush Hour” tomorrow morning. Fuentes is advising that all state residents…

Former Assemblyman Indicted On Child Pornography Charges

TRENTON – Former New Jersey Assemblyman Neil M. Cohen was indicted Wednesday on official misconduct and child pornography charges for allegedly using computer equipment in the 20th Legislative District office to view child pornography and print copies of child pornography…

AAA Forecasts A Decrease In Christmas Holiday Travel For The First Time In Six Years

FLORHAM PARK—AAA projects a slight decline in the number of Americans traveling during the Christmas holiday period (Dec. 19 – 31).  Nearly 63.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home, approximately 1.4 million (2.1 percent) fewer than…

Port Authority Sued Over Contaminated School

CARTERET – Mediation began this week on a $6 million lawsuit that contends a riverfront improvement project contaminated Carteret’s Minue School. The suit alleges that dredge material used to build wetlands at the Joseph Medwick County Park was improperly handled.…