NEWARK–Halloween retailer Spirit Halloween brought the fun and excitement of this upcoming holiday to young patients at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ) at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
HIGHLAND PARK — A Highland Park man is in critical condition after being struck by two vehicles on Raritan Avenue, authorities said today. The accident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, when the victim was attempting to cross Raritan Avenue between Second and Third avenues.
EDISON — Students at Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark have established a Chapter of GlamourGals Foundation. GlamourGals is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has inspired and organized teens to provide companionship and complimentary beauty makeovers to women living in senior homes since 2000.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced Thursday that New Jersey has signed on as a member of a network of states in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic region that will collaborate on a plan to promote electric vehicles and vehicles that use alternative fuels such as natural gas and bio-fuels to help improve air quality throughout the region.
In the 1980s, I was an unrefined adolescent from blue-collar Butler, Pennsylvania. I knew nothing and cared nothing about politics. I had no idea if I was a conservative or liberal, Democrat or Republican, or much of anything else. But I knew one thing: Moammar Kaddafi was a bad dude.
CLARK – State Sen. Nicholas Scutari visited fifth grade students at the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark on Oct. 19 as part of the national “Legislators Back to School Program.”
CLARK –Erin Heaning, a student at the Valley Road School in Clark, was the school’s winner in the UNICO Columbus Day Essay Contest Winner.
PERTH AMBOY – In 1892, 35 African Americans started church services in the basement of the predominately white congregation at First Baptist Church in Perth Amboy. As history would have it, the founding group was forced to establish a separate church in a different location. Today that church is Cathedral International, formally the historic Second Baptist Church.
I am amazed how often Republican climate skeptics such as Texas Governor Rick Perry are called “global-warming-deniers”.