EDISON—Clairie Vassiliadis, assistant professor of mathematics at Middlesex County College, was named Woman of the Year by the Pancyprian Association, a group that promotes Greek Cypriot language and culture.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army Pvt. Brehon M. Ford has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
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.
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.
HIGHLAND PARK—Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Highland Park Police Chief Stephen J. Rizco announced that a borough woman died this morning, apparently after being stabbed in her apartment.
UNION – The 14th Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Union, originally scheduled for tomorrow, has been postponed until Saturday, March 27 at 1 p.m. because of a forecasted rainstorm.
CARTERET—The Carteret Office for the Disabled, in cooperation with other borough departments and community organizations, once again presents “Carteret Disabilities Awareness Day”.
AVENEL — 1st Lt. Amy Updike, of Carteret, recently returned from a one-year tour of duty as an Army nurse with the 47th Combat Support Hospital, COB Speicher, Tikrit, Iraq.
EDISON – The township will host its 32nd annual Easter Funday, scheduled for Saturday, March 27, at the Stelton Community Center.
SAYREVILLE – Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex) recently moved his legislative office to a new location. The new address is: 132 Main Street, Suite A, Sayreville, NJ 08872