ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A recent statewide survey of New Jersey voters, conducted jointly by Public Opinion Strategies and Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, found that fully 77% of New Jersey voters support the use of “red-light cameras” at high volume intersections in their state, while just 19% oppose them.
Fish Dinner • Oct. 16 from noon-5 p.m.– Second Presbyterian Church, 1221 New Brunswick Ave., Rahway, is selling chicken and fish dinners. Full dinner: $10; Sandwiches: $5. To order, call Annette at 1-732-763-8413 or Sallie at 1-732-381-6273.
STATE—According to the quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business, 67% of New Jerseyans have lost a job or have a friend or relative who has lost a job in the past year, a new high, up from 63% in the previous quarter.
EDISON – Police are increasing patrols in and around Edison Parks while maintaining a high police presence in areas where Jewish schools and synagogues are located following an anti-Semitic vandalism incident at Paterniti Park last week, officials said.
LINDEN—The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited ConocoPhillips’ Bayway refinery in Linden for repeated workplace safety and health violations and failures to correct previously identified hazards.
NEW JERSEY – Over 250 local police departments have signed up for Operation Medicine Cabinet New Jersey, officials announced. This initiative is available for all New Jersey residents to properly dispose of their unused, unwanted and expired medicine.
JERSEY CITY—The College of New Jersey received one goal and three assists from senior forward Kevin Luber (Delran, NJ/Delran) to gain a 4-1 lead before New Jersey City University rallied with two goals in less than four minutes to draw within one.
JERSEY CITY-Sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union), freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison) and freshman defender CHELSEA SPETHMANN (Wood-Ridge, NJ/Wood-Ridge—Hasbrouck Heights) all scored twice as New Jersey City University hammered the City College of New York, 10-1, on Sunday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Joel Rojas graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Rojas, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
ELIZABETH-Here is more from the material given to me by South Amboy resident Jerry Celecki: On Feb. 9, 1831, the start of the rail line which was to become the CNJ, the Elizabeth & Somerville Railroad was chartered by the New Jersey Legislature.
EDISON—In a ceremony that honored the past and acclaimed the future, Middlesex County College held a groundbreaking Oct. 9 to highlight the start of construction on its new building, which is being named for the late David B. Crabiel, longtime freeholder director.
ELIZABETH—A 15-year-old Elizabeth High School student was struck and killed by a car this week while she was crossing Routes 1&9.
UNION COUNTY—Members of the Union County Emergency Response Team tied for seventh place out of 38 teams that competed in what has been called the Police Olympics.