Forest Friends Visit Franklin

RAHWAY—Forest Friends is an asset-building program designed to develop and reinforce resiliency skills in children. In this engaging program, children learn about dealing with feelings, how to communicate effectively, how to make good and healthy decisions, and the importance of truth and trust to develop healthy relationships, respect and self image.

Elizabeth Public Schools Teams With Hewlett Packard

ELIZABETH –On Oct. 13, Elizabeth Public Schools held a kickoff event at John E. Dwyer Technology Academy, celebrating the launch of the Oyster Project. Elizabeth Public Schools has become one of 25 secondary school districts in the United States to receive the 2009 Hewlett Packard (HP) Innovations in Education grant.

Daggett’s Sales Tax Plan Is Flawed

Gubernatorial candidate Chris Daggett’s belief that imposing a sales tax upon services can automatically facilitate the reduction of property taxes is fundamentally flawed as it incorrectly assumes that consumers will continue to spend on those services at the same rate after these sales tax increases are implemented.

Voice Of The People: Change For Change

by James J. Devine

Jon Corzine has waged a campaign for re-election that does not even attempt to cloak his four years as governor in robes of success.

Instead, only reason given to re-elect the Wall Street billionaire who presided over a New Jersey that’s gotten worse than it was under McGreevey, is that you should be afraid of his opponent, Christopher Christie.