TRENTON – State officials today offered several tips to the public aimed at keeping zombies and vampires, many of whom are set to roam the streets this weekend, safe and sound. Of course, these creatures, along with many others, will be the thousands of children who will be trick-or-treating this weekend, prompting Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary Poedubicky to encourage motorists and parents to take the necessary steps to have a safe Halloween.
ELIZABETH – The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) has awarded eight Elizabeth public schools a grant to participate in their Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for the 2011-2012 school year. Only 101 schools throughout the state were chosen to participate in this nutrition program.
LINDEN — October is an important month in the Linden Public Schools. During this month, individual schools throughout the district acknowledge the “Week of Respect,” “School Violence Awareness Week” and “Red Ribbon Week.”
One can understand why Libyans would celebrate the end of the Qaddafi dictatorship. But the American people should nonetheless be concerned about what the U.S. government did in North Africa.
NEWARK – Fresh off the premiere of their Discovery Channel television show Penn & Teller Tell a Lie, the label-defying Penn & Teller bring a family-friendly evening of comedy and illusion to NJPAC’s Prudential Hall on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 4 p.m.
NEWARK – The Drummers of Japan, is an explosive troupe of Japanese taiko drummers that combines a sense of drama with the primal power of percussion, producing one of the world’s most physical forms of music.
EAST BRUNSWICK – A Middlesex County College professor is continuing to tell her mother’s stories from her first release “The Story of Blima: A Holocaust Survivor” with her memoir, “My Mother’s Shoes.” Writing for a general audience with an interest in immigrants in mid-20th century America, Shirley Russak Wachtel offers a powerful story about the unbreakable bond between a mother and her daughter.
ROBBINSVILLE – Rowan University will serve as the host venue for all four South Jersey Region state final football games during the weekend of December 2 – 3. Other championship games will continue to be played at Rutgers University, The College of New Jersey, Kean University and MetLife Stadium.
LIVINGSTON — Richard Rosa, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon with The Joint Institute at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, is the first physician in New Jersey to implant the iTotal CR total knee replacement.