STATE – Gov. Chris Christie’s profile on the national stage is on the rise, but he’s also enjoying newfound popularity at home in the Garden State, according to the latest Monmouth University/NJ Press Media Poll.
CRANFORD— The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will hold a used book sale in the Friendly Book Cellar at the Cranford Public Library, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 4 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday, Oct. 13 and 14, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will present “Two Sides of Celtic,” featuring Celtic harpists Gráinne Hambly and William Jackson, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex Vicinage will present a divorce procedures workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Family Courthouse, first floor, 120 New Street, New Brunswick.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — New Jersey City University men’s soccer tri-captain Walter Avans (Roselle Park/Union Catholic) continues to rank among the Division III leaders in scoring, according to the fifth weekly national statistical report for the 2011 season, released by the NCAA on Tuesday for games played through Oct. 9.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Alyssa Campanella, Miss USA 2011, proudly waved to this year’s spectators at the annual Columbus Day Parade held yesterday along Fifth Avenue.
UNION COUNTY — The U.S. Small Business Administration opened a Business Recovery Center in Plainfield and other parts of the state today. These centers will provide one-on-one assistance to business owners seeking disaster assistance for losses caused by Hurricane Irene that occurred between Aug. 27 and Sept. 5.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former New Brunswick police sergeant with mishandling 81 internal affairs investigations over a five-year period, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s bid for president today at a surprise joint appearance in New Hampshire this afternoon.