STATE — Another relative running afoul of the law raises questions about Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, who is employed at taxpayer expense as a $110,000 per year as a Union County undersheriff.
Photos of Halloween in Linden
Amid growing concerns about unemployment and health care, many women have trouble meeting contraceptive needs, according to a Guttmacher Institute survey of the recession’s impact on women’s most personal decisions.
STATE – Republican Christopher Christie has a slight lead in New Jersey’s gubernatorial race, according to two new polls released on the eve of Election Day.
LINDEN – Last week, students at Linden High School participated in a mock election as part of a lesson on the process of democracy. Gov. Jon Corzine won 50.43 percent of the students’ votes, followed by Republican Christopher Christie with 29.11 percent and independent Chris Daggett with 20.45 percent.
TRENTON – An Elizabeth man pleaded guilty Friday for his role in a $2 million stolen prescription drug scheme, Attorney General Anne Milgram and Division of Criminal Justice Director Deborah L. Gramiccioni announced.
SOUTH ORANGE – Five players scored in double-figures as the Seton Hall men’s basketball team rolled to an 89-62 win over Carleton in an exhibition game at Walsh Gymnasium on Friday night.
JERSEY CITY—The greatest rivalry this decade in New Jersey Athletic Conference men’s soccer had an unexpected additional chapter written as New Jersey City University pulled off perhaps the biggest upset in NCAA Division III this season.
ELMWOOD PARK—The New Jersey City University women’s bowling team, ranked #8 nationally among Division I, II and III institutions, opened its 10th season on Friday evening, posting a 3-2 record overall while placing fifth overall on day one of the FDU Knights Fall Invite at Parkway Lanes.
Food Tasting • Nov. 6 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. – The Rahway Center Partnership will host The Taste at the Rahway Recreation Center, City Hall Plaza, Milton Ave. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Call 1-732-396-3545. More than 35 food vendors and 35 wine and liquor vendors are scheduled to take part.
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and I would like to ask each of you to take the time to learn about, and help raise awareness of, this devastating disease.
CRANFORD—Filmmaker Chris Keenan, a Cranford native, will present two of his short films at the Cranford Community Center on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m.
STATE—According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, Democratic incumbent Jon Corzine and Republican challenger Chris Christie continue in a close contest in the race for New Jersey governor, with Corzine holding a lead among likely voters by a statistically insignificant thread of 44% to 43%.