TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie announced that he would not enter the 2012 presidential race at a 1 p.m. press conference today. “New Jersey, whether you like it or not, you’re stuck with me,” the governor said.
STATE — New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary O’Dowd visited a pediatric flu clinic at the Center for Health Education Medicine and Dentistry in Lakewood today to highlight the importance of getting a flu shot and practicing good hygiene habits to reduce the spread of flu, colds and respiratory illnesses.
TRENTON – Two New Jersey men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a stolen vehicle ring, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Ronald Chillemi announced.
CRANFORD – The Union County College Foundation will be celebrating its 19th Annual Gala on Nov. 3, at the Grand Summit Hotel. Held to raise money for scholarships for students, the event helps further the core mission of the College, to provide students with affordable, accessible, and quality education.
UNION COUNTY — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce that Magnet High School and The Academy for Information Technology (AIT) have gained national recognition for academic excellence in a new “Best High Schools for Math and Science” survey from US News & World Report.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Knights of Columbus, located at the corner of Jaques and Inman avenues, will host a Halloween dance on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 7-11 p.m. The price ($40 per couple, or $25 per person) includes dinner, dessert, soft drinks and dancing.)
CLARK – The Amici e Cugini American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team is sponsoring its fifth annual breast and ovarian cancer awareness luncheon on Oct. 30. The event will be held at the Gran Centurions, 440 Madison Hill Road, Clark, from 1-5 p.m. A $50 per person donation is requested.
CLARK – The Frank K. Hehnly Elementary Student Council recently hosted their first fund raiser, an afterschool pretzel sale for the students and parents. The Clark school’s Student Council consists of two representatives from each third, fourth and fifth grades.
CLARK–Parent-teacher conference time is fast approaching. Local resident Jennifer Dubroski, M.Ed will facilitate a workshop on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Clark Public Library that will provide an in-depth overview of the parent-teacher conference and the questions parents should be asking.