Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s Second Picnic a Success

CLARK – The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network held its second annual Picnic for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network on Oct. 5 at the Deutscher Club, raising over $9,000 toward pancreatic cancer research and education. Over 180 people joined the New…

Hospital Honors Roselle Firefighters

LIVINGSTON—Saint Barnabas Burn Foundation presented 15 New Jersey firefighters with the prestigious Valor Award and honored more than 70 additional firefighters during the 21st Annual Valor Awards Dinner held on Oct. 16 at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston. The Valor…

Franklin School Students Give2TheTroops

Franklin School Students Give2TheTroops—Students at Franklin School in Rahway held a school-wide community service project where students brought in items for individuals serving in the armed forces. The school donated items through an organization called Give2TheTroops, a nationwide charitable organization…

County Offers Services For Job Seekers

ELIZABETH—The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that information on job training and other forms of assistance is available to county residents seeking employment, through the Union County Department of Human Services One-Stop Career Centers. “Union County has been…

Book Fair Promotes Reading

Book Fair Promotes Reading—Jaelen Okantey, 8, and Jelani Okantey, 10, enjoy reading together at the L.V. Moore Book Fair, which was held in early October. The Roselle school organized the event to promote the value of literacy and recreational reading.

Obama Makes History

Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) will become the first African-American President in United States history. Obama won the popular vote by more than seven million over Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona). Obama won 349 electoral votes to McCain’s 147. Obama carried New…

Lautenberg Wins Record Fifth Term

STATE — Sen. Frank Lautenberg won a record fifth term in the U.S. Senate Tuesday. The 84-year-old Democrat defeated Republican challenger Dick Zimmer, earning 55% percent of the vote to Zimmer’s 43%.

N.J. Dems Gain One In House, But Lance Wins In District 7

STATE – New Jersey Democrats gained a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, but Republican state Sen. Leonard Lance defeated Democrat Linda Stender to hold on to Rep. Mike Ferguson’s seat for the G.O.P. State Sen. John…