PHOTOS: Benedictine Academy Holds “Welcome Back Cookout”

ELIZABETH — The Benedictine Academy Parents Association held a “Welcome Back Cookout” at the school in Elizabeth on Saturday, Sept. 29. Many new and returning school families and friends attended and enjoyed a great afternoon, complemented by plenty of burgers, hot dogs, corn, plus delicious homemade entrees, salads and desserts prepared for the event.

PHOTO: Community Leaders Honored For Service

UNION COUNTY – Linda Carter (seated r.), Vice Chairman of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, joined in honoring members of the Union County Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. for their outstanding community leadership at a ceremony and scholarship benefit earlier this year .

NJ Residents Largely Unaware Of $750 Million Bond Question

STATE — Garden State residents are poised to head to the polls in November knowing little about an important bond issue on the ballot. According to the most recent poll from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, 87 percent of registered voters have heard “little” or “nothing” about the bond on the November ballot that would allocate $750 million dollars for college and university infrastructure in New Jersey.