ELIZABETH–The story of the “good Samaritan” told so long ago, lives on, as evidenced this week at the 74th Union County Championships, when Benedictine Academy runners chose to interrupt their cross-country race during the height of competition in order to attend to the wellbeing of an ill runner from a competing school.
WEST TRENTON – The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the National Weather Service, will be monitoring a major coastal storm expected to impact the state on Saturday. State emergency management officials anticipate coastal flooding, frost and freeze warnings, wind conditions, snow in the north and northwest counties, and rain elsewhere.
TRENTON — The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey went to court this week to argue that the New Jersey’s Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is violating the rights of Occupy Trenton protesters.
CARTERET – Mayor Dan Reiman and the Borough Council will officially unveil the completed RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center at Carteret on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 11 a.m.
LINDEN – A state committee that oversees judicial conduct filed a formal complaint against a Linden municipal judge court on Monday as a result of his actions during a 2010 trial of two men charged with theft for allegedly trying to remove the wheel from a car.
SPRINGFIELD – Elementary school children will be able to wear costumes to class on Monday after all. In a decision that received widespread media attention, Superintendent of School Michael Daviano issued a directive banning Halloween costumes in the classrooms earlier this month. The decision was made “to minimize the interruption of instruction.”
NEPTUNE-Less than two months into the New Jersey hurricane recovery efforts more than $200 million in assistance has been approved, announced state and federal officials.
TRENTON – With no jackpot winners in weeks, the Powerball top prize will roll to $203 million for the Saturday, Oct. 29, drawing.
Blood Drive • Oct. 28 from 1 – 7 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.
When did it all get so crazy? I’m talking about people who have to post updates on social networks about the daily ‘events’ of their lives. Now, I don’t mean something like “Good news! Mom’s surgery went well!” I’m talking more like “Out shopping and SNAP! Couldn’t find the shoes I was looking for.