TRENTON – The Assembly passed a bill which would allow municipalities with nonpartisan forms of government the option to hold their May elections on the same day as the general election in November Thursday by a vote of 49-25, with two abstentions.
EDISON—Not so long ago, Mark Badalamenti of Scotch Plains, Chris Georgevich of Elizabeth, Manish Kewalramani of Edison, Amanda Mosner of Westfield and Doug Pivnichny of Plainfield were grappling with the stresses of applying to college and transitioning from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison into a brave new world.
EDISON—The Alumni Association of Middlesex County College is accepting applications for the Alumni Scholarship, which will be awarded in the spring semester.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The efforts of more than 100 dedicated cyclists and others in the this year’s Century for the Cure bike ride, has resulted in $110,000 being given to the Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) Foundation.
EDISON—Investors Saving Bank’s branch in Edison recently presented the Edison Memorial Tower Corporation with a check for $7,500 to restore the Art Deco memorial tower.
TRENTON — The state Senate rejected — by a vote of 14 to 20, with six senators not voting — a bill sponsored by Sen. Raymond Lesniak aimed at legalizing gay marriage in New Jersey.
EDISON—Students in the Youth Work Readiness Program at Middlesex County College collected food to donate to MC F.O.O.D.S., the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services program.
PERTH AMBOY—There is a vacancy to fill an unexpired term for the Perth Amboy Redevelopment Agency. The remainder of the vacant term expires on June 30, 2011.
SOUTH AMBOY — Mayor John O’Leary hosted officials and the public Tuesday who gathered to mark the completion of a newly reconstructed train station.
LINDEN – A Roselle man who led police on a chase in a stolen car was arrested early Tuesday morning, according to Linden Police Detective Lt. James Sarnicki.