ELIZABETH – Students will have the chance to meet with representatives from over 75 colleges at the Elizabeth Public Schools College Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Dunn Sports Center at 151 Pearl Street.
LINDEN – Linden recreation will offer Thanksgiving ceramics classes for city residents on Nov. 17. The deadline to register is Nov. 16, and the class fee is $10.
CRANFORD – On Nov. 2, Union County College will host a classical quartet concert and the public is welcome to attend. The concert will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Roy Smith Theater on the college’s Cranford campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue.
TRENTON – State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff today extended the deadline for this year’s Homestead Benefit and Senior Freeze applications by one week to Nov.7.
CLARK — Students in Miss Grigoli’s kindergarten class at Valley Road School in Clark created Pumpkin Glyphs for Halloween. In this lesson, students learn a powerful way to display data using a glyph.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In 2009, state and local governments brought in nearly $2.1 trillion, a 22.1 percent ($587.5 billion) decrease from 2008, according to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Most tax revenue categories saw declines except property tax, which saw a 3.7 percent increase to $424.0 billion.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today that as much as $72,500 will be made available for the purchase of as many as 29 conducted energy devices, commonly known as Tasers, one for each municipal police department and law enforcement agency in Middlesex County.
UNION COUNTY – At least three Union County communities have elected to postpone Halloween trick-or-treating until Friday.
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie held a conference call with Board of Public Utilities President Lee Solomon and executives from Public Service Electric and Gas (PSEG) and Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) today to ensure response operations and power restoration efforts were moving forward in a speedy manner to restore power as quickly as possible to New Jersey homes.