STATE – New Jersey residents support the “Occupy Wall Street” protests by a 3-to-2 margin, according to a new Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™ poll.
By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Writer-director Joe Maggio’s “The Last Rites of Joe May” asserts that even insignificant characters aren’t exempt from very great tragedies. A petty hood most contented when he has a trunk full of phony Rolexes…
CAMDEN — The late-season surge by the New Jersey City University men’s soccer team came one win short on Wednesday. Still, the final result is an impressive one.
JERSEY CITY – Senior striker Jennifer Albuja (Union City/Hoboken) scored her 21st goal and 50th points of the season and 87th goal of her career while senior striker Julia Caseres (Union) netted her 97th career goal as New Jersey City University clinched the No. 5 seed in the upcoming New Jersey Athletic Conference women’s soccer tournament with a 2-1 victory over Rutgers University-Camden in the regular season finale for both schools on Wednesday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
CARTERET – Mayor Dan Reiman will be joined by the Borough Council, residents, and military veterans on Thursday, Oct. 27, for a ribbon cutting ceremony, formally unveiling “The Commander George Lisicki Veterans Apartments,” Carteret’s first veterans’ apartment building. The project has been dedicated in honor of past Commander of the National Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) George Lisicki, an advocate of a number of nationwide programs and services benefiting veterans.
SUMMIT–The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will present “Future of the Book: A Panel Discussion” on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 7-9 p.m. This event will explore the evolving roles and meanings of the book in today’s society. Experts will expand upon the general understanding of the nature of the book and address topics such as technology, social media, libraries, and the book as an object.
RAHWAY – Union County residents will be able to get rid of outdated or unwanted household chemicals, mercury thermostats, propane tanks, and automobile tires in an environmentally safe manner at a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, Oct. 29, sponsored by the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
PERTH AMBOY – Perth Amboy will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back event on Saturday, Oct. 29. From 10 a.m. –2 p.m., residents may bring unwanted, unused or expired prescription drugs to the Perth Amboy Police Department Lobby at 365 New Brunswick Avenue for safe disposal.
PERTH AMBOY – The city’s Fire Department invites parents and children to attend a fire prevention open house on Friday, Oct. 28 from 6-9 p.m. at Fire Headquarters, 375 New Brunswick Avenue, Perth Amboy.