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Rodgers, Tejeda Boast No Tax Hike

PERTH AMBOY — While City Hall is seeking a $330 property tax hike for the average homeowner, Eric Rodgers and Milady Tejeda are boasting that the proposed school budget they helped introduce includes no increase in the local levy for the schools as part of their campaign for re-election.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: We have an invasion of phragmites in the wetlands bordering our neighborhood. I understand they are a non-native plant that, if left unchecked, will overrun the whole ecosystem. How does one remedy this situation in an eco-friendly way? — Jeff Willets, via e-mail

Rahway Juniors Show Off Their Rings

RAHWAY — Recently, students from the Rahway High School Class of 2012 received their class rings at the annual Junior Ring Ceremony. This event, which was organized by Vice Principal Chey Rivera along with class advisors Patricia Peloso and Christine McNicholas, gave students from the Class of 2012 an opportunity to learn about the high school’s traditions.