SOMERSET – OCD NJ, an Affiliate of the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation, will host its 13th Annual Conference on Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Doubletree Hotel in Somerset.
WAYNE – Democratic congressional candidate John Arvanites will debate nine-term incumbent Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11th) at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the William Paterson University of New Jersey in Wayne. The debate is open to the public.
PERTH AMBOY — Adding to a long list of positions that place her philosophy in line with Republicans Mitt Romney and George W. Bush, a progressive Democratic advocate accused Mayor Wilda Diaz of giving Chevron a 44 percent savings off their property tax bill with an almost $100 million reduction in the assessed property value, a year before the company sold the refinery for $260 million, or almost 25 percent more than its original assessment.
PERTH AMBOY–Collaborating with colleagues and creating a family atmosphere in the classroom have been keys for 2012-13 New Jersey Teacher of the Year Lauren Marrocco, a Perth Amboy elementary school teacher.