Carteret

Democrats Win In Carteret

CARTERET — Democrats Susan Naples and Randy Krum defeated independent candidates John Nartowicz and Kevin Urban for seats on the Borough Council. The Democrats received 4,730 and 4,720 votes respectively, while the independent challengeres received 1,529 and 1,478 votes. Democrat…

NJCU Honors 2008 Women’s Bowling Team

JERSEY CITY—New Jersey City University honored its most successful team in the history of NCAA team sports—the 2007-08 Gothic Knight women’s bowling team—at a banquet on Oct. 22 at NJCU’s Gilligan Student Union Building. The 2008 team advanced to the…

Borough To Upgrade Ball Fields At Carteret Park

CARTERET—Mayor Dan Reiman joined with Councilman Randy Krum this week to announce that Carteret Park’s baseball and softball fields are undergoing reconstruction. Made possible by Carteret’s local Open Space referendum, $35,000 has been earmarked for materials needed to upgrade turf…

Carteret Qualifies For $25 Million In DEP Grant Funds

CARTERET—Mayor Daniel Reiman joined with Councilwoman Susan Naples this week to announce that the borough has qualified for $1.6 million in New Jersey DEP funds for environmental work performed at the Carteret Waterfront Park. An additional $73,000 in N.J. D.E.P.…

Carteret Announces Planned Street Upgrades

CARTERET—Mayor Daniel J. Reiman and Councilwoman Iris Colon, chair of Public Works, have announced that approximately $910,000 has been earmarked for local road improvements. The funds will be provided through the town’s capital fund, which is also comprised of monies…

Disgraced Ex-Mayor Attacks Officials: Interrupts council with complaints about South Amboy investment

CARTERET — Ex-Mayor James Failace has emerged after six years of public silence, leveling personal attacks to stir up political support for candidates challenging allies of the current mayor in the weeks before the Nov. 4 election. Failace, whose bid…

NJCU Softball Coach To Be Inducted Into Carteret Hall Of Fame

CARTERET—New Jersey City University head softball coach Bridgette Quimpo will become the first female inducted into the Carteret High School Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 25, as part of that school’s second induction ceremonies. Quimpo, a four-year, three-sport…

Carteret Requires Background Checks For Youth Organizations

CARTERET— Employees and volunteers of all youth organizations who receive public subsidies or use borough fields will have to undergo mandatory criminal background checks, mandated by a recently-passed ordinance. The ordinance, which was passed unanimously on Sept. 9, will provide…

Carteret Moves Forward With Health & Wellness Center

CARTERET—The borough moved forward with the Carteret Health and Wellness Center project earlier this week. Mayor Dan Reiman and the Borough Council welcomed Greg Matzel from Cooke Avenue Developers, L.L.C., Middlesex Freeholder Ron Rios, and borough residents for a ceremony…

County Details Plans For Reconstruction Of Contaminated Carteret Park

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Middlesex County and Carteret officials announced the county’s plans for the remediation and reconstruction of Joseph Medwick Park, now that the county has completed its environmental studies on the 83-acre park. “It is a project, that once complete, will…