EDISON — Wardlaw-Hartridge School students Jack Schildge and Carlin Schildge and younger sibling Kallie Schildge of Westfield participated in the 31st annual Red Bank CROP Hunger Walk on Oct. 16.
GALLOWAY — When senior striker Julia Caseres (Union) scored a game-tying goal in the 71st minute off a feed from senior striker Jennifer Albuja (Union City /Hoboken), the Gothic Knights were back in contention in their women’s soccer New Jersey Athletic Conference Quarterfinal game against Richard Stockton College.
STATE – Thousands of New Jersey residents remain without power as a result of Saturday’s unusual autumn snowstorm. PSE&G advises parents to exercise extreme caution if they allow their children to go trick-or-treating today because of the number of downed wires in areas.
FLORHAM PARK—Every Halloween, monsters, zombies and ghouls fill the streets across the United States to celebrate. And if that’s not scary enough, AAA uncovered some frightening statistics. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, October 31 is the deadliest night of the year for pedestrians.
The observance of Halloween, which dates back to Celtic rituals thousands of years ago, has long been associated with images of witches, ghosts and vampires. Over the years, Halloween customs and rituals have changed dramatically. Today, Halloween is celebrated many different ways, including wearing costumes, children trick or treating, carving pumpkins, and going to haunted houses and parties.
CRANFORD–The Cranford Public Library will launch its 19th annual “Books for Kids” campaign on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Each year thousands of disadvantaged children from all across New Jersey are given the chance to own a new book through this program.
STATE — Forget ghosts and goblins, they’re scary, but as Halloween has become increasingly macabre over the years, decorations featuring insect and rodent pests can be found adoring homes, often in the form of bats, spiders and their webs. Are giant bed bugs the next Halloween fixture?
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has announced the following support groups and community programs for November:
NEWARK—NJIT will co-host with the New Jersey United States Marine Corps Reserve Association a daylong cyber-terrorism symposium looking at proactive approaches to counter-terrorism. The event, set for Saturday Nov. 5, from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., in the NJIT Campus Center will feature George Johnson, the chief security officer of NC4 and the founder and chief information officer of the ESP Group as the keynote speaker.