Middlesex County

Ex-Backer Tries to Cut Term Diaz Would Extend

PERTH AMBOY — Mayor Wilda Diaz hopes to extend her term of office by six months with an ordinance moving the city’s non-partisan municipal elections to the same date as the November general election but Miguel Morales is spearheading a recall effort that would cut her reign short.

Wild Weekend Weather

STATE — Residents of Linden and Rahway heard a tremendous boom at about 9 a.m. Sunday, but officials say it was just thunder from the incredible storm that struck all weekend.

Pouring rain and fierce winds triggered flood warnings, downed trees, closed roads and stopped trains across New Jersey. The National Weather Service clocked wind gusts of up to 70 mph.

Remembering The Past: 1940s & 1950s Fords Memories

WOODBRIDGE—Here are some memories from the Fords section of Woodbridge given to me by Elizabeth Szylagi:

“Diane, Here are some memories from the New Brunswick Avenue area near the Edison line. There was Fords Bakery that was owned by the Eisner family.