WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John McCormac will officiate the annual tree lighting ceremony at The Barron Arts Center on Friday, Dec. 4, from 5-7 p.m. The event will also mark the opening of the arts center’s annual holiday exhibition of model trains.
CARTERET—The borough awards a $1.1 million construction contract for Industrial Highway improvements to Fai-Gon Electric of Piscataway, Mayor Dan Reiman announced this week. Construction is slated to begin by the end of 2009 and should be completed by the fall of 2010, the mayor said.
WOODBRIDGE– In the spirit of the season of giving, a Woodbridge second grader is organizing a holiday collection for Angel PAWS, a non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to helping stray and abandoned and homeless animals.
PERTH AMBOY—The Jewish Renaissance Foundation is still accepting applications for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Twenty participants graduated Dec. 1, from Middlesex County Drug Court, which held a ceremony in recognition of the dedication and hard work they exhibited to successfully complete an intensive probationary and drug treatment program.
EDISON – The Middlesex County College women’s basketball team defeated Sussex County Community College, 63-50, on Dec. 1. Middlesex is now 3-2 overall and 3-0 in the Garden State Conference.
SAYREVILLE – Sayreville’s Holiday Parade of Lights will take place on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m., along Washington Road and Main Street. It will finish at Borough Hall.
PERTH AMBOY-Last year I wrote about the 1978 Holy Spirit Grammar School Christmas play. Here is the information from the 1979 Christmas play, from material given to me for my column.
STATE — Gov.-elect Christopher Christie said Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Joseph Spicuzzo is unqualified for appointment to a seat on the Sports and Exposition Authority. Spicuzzo, who also has been the Middlesex County Sheriff since 1980, shrugged off a blistering…
EDISON—For the first time in nearly three decades, Edison Township opened a new public safety facility.