ATLANTA, Ga. – According to a new poll, in a general election match-up between Republican Christopher Christie, Democrat Gov. Jon Corzine, and Independent Christopher Daggett, Christie led Corzine with 53% to 38% with 5% supporting Daggett; and 4% undecided.
WOODBRIDGE – A former Woodbridge police officer admitted that he took nude and semi-nude photos of a 15-year-old girl he met while on duty, authorities said.
EDISON – The school board re-adopted a $202 million school budget which reflected nearly $1 million in cuts made by the state education commissioner.
CARTERET—He’s written three children’s books, featuring the hysterical and honorable main character, Uncle Stinky.
However, there were important life lessons author Chris Rumble conveyed to an audience of excited students, beyond making them laugh at his hilarious stories.
WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Public Library unveiled the online archive of a historical newspaper collection last week. Mayor John E. McCormac, Library Director John Hurley, Councilwoman Brenda Velasco, Local History Librarian Wendi Rottweiler, and other library staff were present for the ribbon cutting.
WOODBRIDGE – A finalist from the popular Fox television show, “So You Think You Can Dance,” will be making an exclusive appearance at Across the Floor Dance Studio on Wednesday, July 29.
MILTON, Mass.—Curry College student Robert Dalle-Molle, a Colonia resident, was named to the dean’s list for the spring term.
AVENEL – Woodbridge AARP Chapter 3869 will sponsor a trip to Atlantic City’s Trump Plaza Casino on Aug. 24. The bus departs from St. Andrew’s Church parking lot, 244 Avenel Street, Avenel, at 10:15 a.m. The trip costs $22 per person.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The state corruption case against Assemblyman Joseph Vas and two co-defendants has been transferred to Monmouth because one of the defendants is related to a New Brunswick judge.
SOMERSET—Six drivers representing FedEx Corp. operating companies placed among the winners at the 2009 New Jersey State Truck Driving Championship in Somerset on July 10-11.