STATE – Four New Jersey residents received the Honorary American FFA Degree at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. last month.
NEW BRUNSWICK — While retailers will be anticipating that sales bring them into the black the day after Thanksgiving, NJ Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the NY Blood Center (NYBC), will be looking for donors to add red to the pre-holiday blood supply.
Memories of Fords from Harold Miller and his sister Elaine Peterson that I have not previously printed: “Our recollections start in the 1940s and end up in the late 1950s.
EDISON — Sixth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison recently engaged in a science/history project on energy production by developing television commercials promoting their assigned energy sources such as coal and bio-mass.
LAKEWOOD – The Phillies announced Monday that Chris Truby will serve as BlueClaws manager in 2011, becoming the ninth manager in team’s 11-year history.
Every fall in my Econ 101 course, during the last class period before we part for Thanksgiving, I share a lesson from early American history. It is particularly timely, because it deals with those we credit with the first American Thanksgiving, the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony.
TRENTON — Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver announced a plan to cap salary arbitration awards for police and firefighters at an average of two percent per year for at least the next three years.
STATE – New Jersey voters continue to support Gov. Chris Christie, according to the results of a new statewide poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
STATE – NJ Transit will offer expanded “early getaway” rail and bus service on Wednesday, Nov. 24, to help Thanksgiving holiday travelers reach their destinations. Customer service representatives and volunteers will be deployed at major facilities to assist customers throughout the holiday period.