When a Star-Ledger reporter asked him to respond to a statement by Assemblyman Joe Cryan of Union on Friday, Gov. Chris Christie said, “Being called ‘disgusting’ by Joe Cryan of Union is high praise. High praise. If anybody should know disgusting, it’s Joe Cryan.”
CRANFORD – On Wednesday, Feb. 23, in observation of Black History Month, Union County College will present the annual Douglass Lincoln Lecture. This year’s lecture will be given by renowned author, James T. Patterson.
CRANFORD—In celebration of Black History Month, the Friends of the Cranford Public Library will present noted vocalist Van Frazier, who will perform a selection of spirituals on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m.
TEANECK — Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus has released the names of New Jersey students who qualified for the Honors List for the Fall 2010 Semester.
CARTERET — Authorities are actively searching for a man who has been charged with fatally shooting a 17-year-old male in Carteret, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced this weekend.
NEW BRUNSWICK – County officials introduced a $405 million budget Thursday night. The spending plan requires $320 million in taxes and adds one penny to the tax rate.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by state Sen. Joseph F. Vitale to allow pharmacies in New Jersey to sell hypodermic syringes and needles without a prescription was approved by the Senate Thursday by a vote of 28-12.
TRENTON – Legislation that would make it illegal for employers to ask out-of-work New Jerseyans not to apply for job vacancies has been re-approved by the Assembly.
LINDEN – Last week, three new police officers were sworn in during a ceremony at City Hall.