CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ana Mascenik, who retired after a 34 year career as a teacher and principal in Perth Amboy and is seeking election to the City Council, is attending the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she will cast her vote as a delegate to nominate President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden for re-election in Wednesday’s formal roll call.
PERTH AMBOY — Seven candidates for mayor and eight City Council candidates filed petitions by Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline for the Nov. 6 nonpartisan elections, but observers say the contest is already shaping up to be a two-way race.
EDISON – Edison police, with the assistance of F.B.I. agents, arrested a suspect last week in a pair of recent armed robberies.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.66 per gallon yesterday.
Congress faces an important decision about which tax cuts to extend. A few weeks ago, the Senate passed President Obama’s proposal to extend the Bush and Obama tax cuts for every American on the first $250,000 of their household income—including every penny of income for 98 percent of Americans and 97 percent of small businesses.