NJCU Women Fall To Stockton In NJAC Quarterfinal

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.

Halloween By The Numbers

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 Library To Collect Books For Kids

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.

Halloween’s Favorite Scary Creatures

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?

NJIT To Host Counter-Terrorism Symposium

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.