WOODBRIDGE – The Township Council approved the purchase of three new automated garbage trucks, along with 10,500 more trash and recycling bins at a cost of $1.55 million this month.
STATE—Two of New Jersey’s 13 congressional districts are among only 34 nationally where voters split their ballots in 2008 by choosing Democrat Barack Obama for president while electing a Republican to represent them in the House of Representatives.
CLARK—Mother Seton Regional High School will hold an informal open house on Wednesday evening, Sept. 30, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. for all fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade girls and their parents.
LINDEN – Mayor Richard Gerbounka recently attended an open house at a new community learning center.
ROSELLE—The Liberty Tax Service office in Linden is hosting a used cell phone collection event to help Cell Phones for Soldiers on Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Roselle Fair and Festival.
EDISON—The Edison Township mayoral and council candidates will be introduced to the business community at the Sept. 22 business mixer sponsored by the Edison Chamber of Commerce.
PITMAN—In just one week sophomore striker JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) was responsible for more offensive production than most elite players manufacture in an entire season.
JERSEY CITY—New Jersey City University scored three second half goals to bounce back from a 1-0 halftime deficit, and won the title of its own tournament, the 2009 NJCU Liberty Cup, for the fourth time in five opportunities, as the Gothic Knights defeated New York City College of Technology, 3-1, on Sunday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
JERSEY CITY—Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham received a pair of goals from freshmen midfielders Manny Almieda (Elizabeth, NJ/Union Catholic) and Joshua Corpuz (Randolph, NJ/Randolph) and shutout the College of Staten Island, 6-0, in the first game of round two of the 2009 NJCU Liberty Cup, hosted by New Jersey City University Sunday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.