TRENTON — DEP Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday announced the lifting of a statewide drought watch for most of New Jersey, with the exception of the Coastal North region that includes nearly all of Monmouth County and northern Ocean County.
ELIZABETH — Two former public officials and the principal of a local school are supporting Marvelis Perreira’s bid to unseat Fifth Ward Councilman Bill Gallman in next week’s election.
ELIZABETH — A 21-year-old woman was killed in the city this weekend, bringing the number of homicides this year to 14. There were five homicides in 2009, and 15 in 2008.
ELIZABETH — St. Patrick High School students are preparing their production of “Godspell.” The show will be presented on Friday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac today announced that Woodbridge Township is under the spell of a “Haunted Halloween” as trick-or-treaters take to neighborhoods and special Township-wide events to celebrate the annual recognition of “All Hollows Eve.”
HIGHLAND PARK – Highland Park will be transformed into an enchanted land of haunted tours, hay rides, music, dancing and fun for the ninth annual Autumn in the Park festival.
ELIZABETH – The Elizabeth High School Instrumental Band will perform with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) in a special performance at the district’s Dunn Sports Center on Wednesday, Nov. 10.
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BOUND BROOK–- Kill the lights, let the skeletons dance and the candle burn behind the pumpkin’s mischievous grin; it’s time to almost time to celebrate Halloween weekend.