Photos of Halloween in Linden
LINDEN – Last week, students at Linden High School participated in a mock election as part of a lesson on the process of democracy. Gov. Jon Corzine won 50.43 percent of the students’ votes, followed by Republican Christopher Christie with 29.11 percent and independent Chris Daggett with 20.45 percent.
TRENTON – An Elizabeth man pleaded guilty Friday for his role in a $2 million stolen prescription drug scheme, Attorney General Anne Milgram and Division of Criminal Justice Director Deborah L. Gramiccioni announced.
CRANFORD—Filmmaker Chris Keenan, a Cranford native, will present two of his short films at the Cranford Community Center on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m.
TRENTON –A former Hillside police officer was sentenced Thursday for stealing funds from the Homelessness Prevention Program administered by the state Department of Community Affairs, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
NEWARK – The Prudential Foundation and Prudential Financial, Inc., recently provided $407,750 in Prudential CARES Volunteer Grants to 627 nonprofit organizations worldwide.
RAHWAY—Pictured, students enrolled in the Newspaper/Yearbook elective class at Rahway High School prepare donated goods for the garage sale fundraiser held in October.
RAHWAY—Rahway High School students enrolled in Mark Cantagallo’s American History II class were recently given a lesson on swing dancing, one of the important cultural elements of life in America during the 1940s.
RAHWAY—Sixth grade students at Rahway Middle School acted as archaeologists for the day.
ROSELLE PARK – Ibtisam Ali, a computer science major at Kean University and a resident of Roselle Park, recently was awarded the 2009 Tri-State Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (AAAEA) Scholarship. Ali received the scholarship during an AAAEA awards dinner in Fort Lee, N.J., on October 17.