STATE—GOP gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie is trying to get voters to focus on the upcoming election as a choice between him and incumbent Jon Corzine, but he is often distracted on the campaign trail.
STATE—After using his personal fortune to finance a barrage of Karl Rove- style negative television ads attacking his opponent’s character, incumbent Gov. Jon Corzine has resorted to ridiculing his GOP adversary for being fat. Speaking to reporters at William Paterson…
ELIZABETH—A Union County jury found a Plainfield man guilty of aggravated manslaughter in the 2007 death of a bystander caught in the crossfire between rival gangs, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said last week.
EDISON—Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes III joined Senator Barbara Buono and Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan last week to announce that the bill which establishes the Dismal Swamp Preservation Commission was signed into law.
CLARK – Mother Seton Regional High School will hold an informal open house on Monday, Nov. 2 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. for fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade girls and their parents. Parents and students will have an opportunity to tour…
PERTH AMBOY-A Woodbridge reader wrote after my July 17 column where I had mention of “Gugies” (American Smelting and Refining):
CLARK – The Polish Cultural Foundation will present an evening with the author of Thaddeus Kosciuszko’s biography, “The Peasant Prince. Thaddeus Kosciuszko and the Age of Revolution,” on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.
ELIZABETH—The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Jersey City Police Department arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a July 31 homicide, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Wednesday.
ELIZABETH—Students from Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, along with faculty, staff and friends, walked three miles through the communities of Elizabeth and Hillside on October 7 to raise funds to help children with cancer.
EDISON—Felician College will offer three baccalaureate degree completion programs on the Middlesex County College campus in Edison beginning in January 2010.