EDISON — Zombies invaded Middlesex County College as the College Center Programming Board threw a party to celebrate Halloween. The festivities included food, dancing, and the Zombie Parade. It also included a serious ingredient: Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, volunteers solicited donations for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie met with Dr. Michael Oren, Ambassador of Israel to the United States in the governor’s office at the Statehouse in Trenton on Monday. After the meeting, Christie announced plans to travel to Israel next year.
JERSEY CITY –New Jersey City University kept what appeared to be improbable post-season hopes alive, as the Gothic Knights jumped out to a 3-1 lead and received goals from four different players and upended Ramapo College in a convincing 4-2 New Jersey Athletic Conference men’s soccer victory on Monday afternoon at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
Obesity rates have climbed dramatically both in New Jersey and nationally. In New Jersey alone, the percentage of residents who are obese was 24 percent in 2010, which has risen from 14 percent in 1995. This rise in obesity is harming the overall health of residents as obesity is a contributing cause of many other health problems, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some types of cancer.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Municipal Alliance, the Rahway Police Department and Prevention Links will sponsor a community education program for parents, educators and youth service professionals entitled “Cyberbullying: Welcome to the World of Texting, Sexting, Facebook and More” on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Rahway Middle School Auditorium.
STATE — Former Gov. Donald T. DiFrancesco allegedly accosted a female lobbyist and sought sexual attentions from her, according to a lawsuit filed against the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce by a former employee of that organization.