TRENTON—Republican Chris Christie picked up the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business, New Jersey’s leading small business association, today.
LINDEN – Police arrested a 19-year-old Linden man in connection with the Aug. 24 robbery of a West St. Georges Avenue gas station on Thursday.
EDISON – A new pilot program, designed to help children understand at an early age the life-saving importance of properly buckling-up when riding in a vehicle, was unveiled last week by traffic safety and law enforcement officials.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – For the second time in their history, the Lakewood BlueClaws are champions of the South Atlantic League. The BlueClaws won game four of the championship series by the score of 5-1 against the Greenville Drive on Friday.
JERSEY CITY—Sophomore midfielder KATLIN VARGO (Edison, NJ/Union Catholic) tied the game in the 24th minute with one of her two free kick goals, but Richard Stockton College scored five straight times, as junior midfield Shelley Gibney (Shamong, NJ/Seneca) and freshman forward Keira Hines (Deptford, NJ/Deptford) each netted hat tricks as the Ospreys defeated New Jersey City University, 6-2, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference women’s soccer game at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field on Saturday.
POMONA—In 2008, New Jersey City University scored the first five goals of the game in an easy win over rival Richard Stockton College. This year, the Ospreys returned the favor. Stockton scored twice in the opening 12 minutes of the game en route to a 4-0 halftime lead and eased past the Gothic Knights, 6-0, in the New Jersey Athletic Conference opener for both schools on Saturday at G. Larry James Stadium.
NEW PALTZ, N.Y.—New Jersey City University dropped four matches and placed tied for fifth overall at the 2009 Hawk Invitational hosted by SUNY New Paltz on September 18 and 19 at Elting Gymnasium. NJCU saw its record slip to 3-7 overall on the year.
CLARK—Employees and supporters of L’Oreal USA, based in Clark, gathered recently for the company’s second annual charity golf outing, Fore the Children, at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster Township. In total, L’Oreal USA raised $300,000 from this year’s event to benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital.
RAHWAY—The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will hold their annual “Ghosts of the Past” Rahway Cemetery Tour over two days, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4, from 1-4 p.m. in Rahway Cemetery, St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.
LINDEN—The Linden High School Guidance Department will sponsor its annual college night program on Thursday evening, Oct. 22, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.
SUMMIT—Kent Place School, an independent, nonsectarian, college-preparatory day school for girls and young women with a coed nursery and pre-kindergarten program, announced three fall open house dates for prospective families. Following a brief information session, attendees will tour the 26-acre…
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ELIZABETH – Gov. Jon Corzine carried Elizabeth, one of New Jersey’s largest Democratic strongholds, 74%-22% four years ago, but indications suggest that he shouldn’t expect that kind of support this time around.