ELIZABETH – Golf is in full swing at Elizabeth Public Schools this fall. Expanding on an already successful golf program in several of the district’s schools, Elizabeth Public Schools is launching golf instruction in all K-8 schools. The expansion program, called Golf in Schools, was made possible through a new partnership with the New Jersey Golf Foundation (NJGF).
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the suspicious death of a 72-year-old man found inside his home earlier this morning, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie announced that he would not enter the 2012 presidential race at a 1 p.m. press conference today. “New Jersey, whether you like it or not, you’re stuck with me,” the governor said.
STATE — New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary O’Dowd visited a pediatric flu clinic at the Center for Health Education Medicine and Dentistry in Lakewood today to highlight the importance of getting a flu shot and practicing good hygiene habits to reduce the spread of flu, colds and respiratory illnesses.
TRENTON – Two New Jersey men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a stolen vehicle ring, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Ronald Chillemi announced.
ELIZABETH— Clark resident David Toma, dubbed by the Daily News as the “greatest policeman alive,” will deliver the keynote address Union County’s third annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event on Friday, October 7th, at 1:30 p.m. on the steps of the Union County Courthouse.
JERSEY CITY — Senior forward Walter Avans (Roselle Park /Union Catholic) has been named the New Jersey City University Men’s Athlete of the Week for the second time this season and the fifth time in his career. He scored the only goal for the Gothic Knights in a 2-1 road loss against New Jersey Athletic Conference foe Richard Stockton College on Oct. 1.
NEWARK – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and the State Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against a chimney cleaning and repair company accused of using high-pressure, deceptive tactics to mislead consumers – including several who were elderly or had disabilities – into paying thousands of dollars for repair services they did not need.
(NAPSI)—Obtaining decorative lenses including colored contacts and novelty or costume lenses without a prescription is dangerous. And circle lenses, which are one of the latest fads with teenage girls, are not FDA approved and may cause serious eye-health risks.
CLARK – It could have been the lure of lively jazz music or the whirlwind of flying money in a cash machine that drew hundreds of residents to The Provident Bank’s grand opening celebration on Raritan Road in Clark on Saturday, Sept. 24.