When Toni Pulcine, a restorative certified nursing assistant with Children’s Specialized Hospital, arrived at the Kohl’s retail store in South Plainfield, she was approached by a sales associate to help her find a very special pair of sneakers. These sneakers needed to fit new molded leg splints for a little boy in our care. After a number of trips back and forth to the store room, the associate finally found a pair of sneakers which fit the child’s new splints perfectly.
STATE – Earlier this month, Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie’s campaign uploaded a new online music video featuring two young New Jerseyans strumming a guitar, lamenting the fierce impact of the economic crisis and calling incumbent Gov. Jon Corzine something of a catastrophe.
LINDEN—The only fight night in Linden this year will be held on Friday, Nov. 13, when the Linden Boxing Association, in conjunction with the Linden Public Property and Community Services Department presents the 76th annual New Jersey State Finals of the Diamond Gloves Boxing Tournament.
STATE – Last week, the federal Environmental Protection Agency warned New Jersey that 13 of 21 counties have dirty air.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A recent statewide survey of New Jersey voters, conducted jointly by Public Opinion Strategies and Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, found that fully 77% of New Jersey voters support the use of “red-light cameras” at high volume intersections in their state, while just 19% oppose them.
Fish Dinner • Oct. 16 from noon-5 p.m.– Second Presbyterian Church, 1221 New Brunswick Ave., Rahway, is selling chicken and fish dinners. Full dinner: $10; Sandwiches: $5. To order, call Annette at 1-732-763-8413 or Sallie at 1-732-381-6273.
STATE—According to the quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business, 67% of New Jerseyans have lost a job or have a friend or relative who has lost a job in the past year, a new high, up from 63% in the previous quarter.
EDISON – Police are increasing patrols in and around Edison Parks while maintaining a high police presence in areas where Jewish schools and synagogues are located following an anti-Semitic vandalism incident at Paterniti Park last week, officials said.
LINDEN—The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited ConocoPhillips’ Bayway refinery in Linden for repeated workplace safety and health violations and failures to correct previously identified hazards.