SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air National Guard Airman Jaime Rodriguez Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
LINDEN—The Linden Retired Men’s Club held a Halloween Party for members and their guests on Tuesday, Oct.27 at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden.
GETTYSBURG, Pa.—Jeanamarie Banta of Clark, a first-year student at Gettysburg College, was awarded a Presidential Scholarship by the college.
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y.— The winter holiday season is a time for family and friends to gather, often traveling a great distance to be together. Many families consider pets to be part of their family and choose to take them along. Traveling with pets is not always easy, especially when the family dog or cat experiences fear of travel, or motion sickness.
RAHWAY—On Tuesday, Oct. 27, the students at Roosevelt School marked former President Teddy Roosevelt’s birthday. The children brought in stuffed teddy bears and blankets and had ice cream to celebrate.
EDISON – Democrat Antonia “Toni” Ricigliano will be Edison’s first female mayor when she takes office in January.
STATE – Although New Jersey voters rejected Gov. Jon Corzine, Tuesday proved to be a good day for many incumbents on the ballot.
STATE – Republican Chris Christie bested Gov. Jon Corzine in yesterday’s election despite being outspent by the unpopular Democratic incumbent.
For the second time in a decade, Jon Corzine has been fired for being irresponsible with other people’s money. About ten years ago, Corzine was ousted as CEO of the Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs because he poured investors’ money into a hedge fund that lost $4 billion.
STATE — The Democratic State Committee admitted to paying for a automated phone calls that disparaged GOP nominee Christopher Christie and encouraged Republican voters to support independent gubernatorial candidate Christopher Daggett.
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
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