TRENTON – New Jersey’s $29 billion fiscal 2010 budget passed last month despite opposition from Republicans. The vote wasn’t the victory Gov. Jon Corzine was hoping for. The Democratic governor saw his disapproval rating climb to 60 percent an all-time high, according to a Quinnipiac University poll conducted after the budget was approved.
CRANFORD – Students from Linden High School served as Princess and Prince Charming for 27 students of the Cerebral Palsy League (CPL) at the League’s annual prom dance held in June. The Linden students dined and danced with their dates and cheered as CPL students Alana Gray and Cyril Spinks were crowned Prom Queen and Prom King.
ELIZABETH – The Union County Clerk has warned owners of commercial and residential property in the county to beware of people who offer to sell them a certified copy of the deed to their property. Some of these companies are targeting non-English-speaking homeowners.
LINDEN—The 2009 Linden Recreation Fall Soccer League is open to city girls and boys ages 6-10.
CLARK — Through July 12, East Coast Conditioning has the best record in the Clark Men’s Softball League.
NEW BRUNSWICK—In a recent ceremony at the New Jersey Dental Association’s (NJDA) 139th Annual Convention in Atlantic City, Richard B. Kahn, DDS, was sworn in as the organization’s president-elect for the 2009-2010 year.
GETTYSBURG, Pa.—Debra Ann Bodofsky of Edison graduated magna cum from Gettysburg College on May 17. She received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish
UNION—On Saturday, July 18, the Salem Roadhouse Cafe at Townley Presbyterian Church, 829 Salem Avenue, Union, will host a concert.
ROSELLE PARK—“Medium Expression” a solo exhibit of artwork by Roselle Park resident, Rosalia Tignini Verdun will be on display at the Casano Community Center Gallery June 16 through Aug. 14. The Gallery is located in the Casano Community Center, 314 Chestnut Street, Roselle Park.
This is an accumulation of some of my research from around Union County.