ELIZABETH—St. Patrick High School Students are preparing their production of “High School Musical.” The show will be presented on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m.
STATE – Earlier this month, Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie’s campaign uploaded a new online music video featuring two young New Jerseyans strumming a guitar, lamenting the fierce impact of the economic crisis and calling incumbent Gov. Jon Corzine something of a catastrophe.
LINDEN—The only fight night in Linden this year will be held on Friday, Nov. 13, when the Linden Boxing Association, in conjunction with the Linden Public Property and Community Services Department presents the 76th annual New Jersey State Finals of the Diamond Gloves Boxing Tournament.
STATE – Last week, the federal Environmental Protection Agency warned New Jersey that 13 of 21 counties have dirty air.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A recent statewide survey of New Jersey voters, conducted jointly by Public Opinion Strategies and Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, found that fully 77% of New Jersey voters support the use of “red-light cameras” at high volume intersections in their state, while just 19% oppose them.
Fish Dinner • Oct. 16 from noon-5 p.m.– Second Presbyterian Church, 1221 New Brunswick Ave., Rahway, is selling chicken and fish dinners. Full dinner: $10; Sandwiches: $5. To order, call Annette at 1-732-763-8413 or Sallie at 1-732-381-6273.
EDISON – Police are increasing patrols in and around Edison Parks while maintaining a high police presence in areas where Jewish schools and synagogues are located following an anti-Semitic vandalism incident at Paterniti Park last week, officials said.
LINDEN—The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited ConocoPhillips’ Bayway refinery in Linden for repeated workplace safety and health violations and failures to correct previously identified hazards.
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Joel Rojas graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Rojas, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
ELIZABETH-Here is more from the material given to me by South Amboy resident Jerry Celecki: On Feb. 9, 1831, the start of the rail line which was to become the CNJ, the Elizabeth & Somerville Railroad was chartered by the New Jersey Legislature.