CARTERET—On Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, Mayor Dan Reiman and the Borough Council were joined by local business leaders in welcoming a new Shell station to 6600 Industrial Highway. According to Reiman, the Shell station and Food Mart are the first retail commercial businesses to open on Industrial Avenue in more than 20 years.
PERTH AMBOY—Perth Amboy received a $3.5 million extraordinary aid award from the state, half of the amount requested to close a budget shortfall. The award was the largest of the 16 announced last week, and the only one for a Middlesex County municipality.
SAYREVILLE-In October of 1944, Navy Day was proclaimed in Sayreville. Mayor Phillip McCutcheon issued a proclamation calling upon all residents of the borough to join in the observation of Navy Day on Oct. 27.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Commuters in South Amboy and Edison will enjoy improvements to the NJ Transit rail stations in their communities.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer H1N1 vaccine to all Woodbridge Township residents – adults and children regardless of age or risk group – at clinics scheduled throughout January at the Woodbridge Health Center located at 2 George Frederick Plaza.
WOODBRIDGE – An upcoming bowling tournament will raise funds for children affected by cancer, officials from the Prodigal Foundation said.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The Band of the Irish Guards and the Pipes and Drums of the Royal Regiment of Scotland will perform at the State Theater on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010.
WOODBRIDGE—Woodbridge Veterinary Group will be offering a free dog behavior workshop called “100% Crate-less Housebreaking and Home Freedom, “ on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 12-1:30 p.m.
EDISON – Antonia Ricigliano said that her first goals as Mayor of Edison will be to reduce municipal spending, eliminate waste and protect tax money.
NEW BRUNSWICK – VSA arts of New Jersey announces spring program offerings for children with autism. Programs are open to children with autism ages 3 to 21 and their family members. The registration deadline is Jan. 11, 2010.