EDISON—Outgoing Mayor Jun Choi and Mayor-Elect Toni Ricigliano are teaming up with the Citizens’ Campaign and the Metuchen Edison Woodbridge YMCA to host an Edison Call to Service, an initiative to recruit a new generation of civic leaders in Edison.
WOODBRIDGE-PERTH AMBOY-In previous Thanksgiving columns, I wrote about the annual Woodbridge-St. Mary’s Perth Amboy football games from 1932 and 1933. I was not able to pinpoint the exact year of this game, but it was in with a bunch of 1930s material given to me.
EDISON—Multi [Ply], an exhibition of fine artwork, was held at Middlesex County in November through Dec. 10. The work explored the physical and graphic attributes of paper.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County freeholders will not name a new director of shared services. The position has been vacant since the previous director left last September.
NEWARK—Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) announced last week it is offering free home energy audits and free or low-cost energy conservation measures to eligible customers in the 25 Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) municipalities located in the utility’s service territory.
EDISON – A plan to build a Jehovah’s Witness center on a privately-owned parcel of land within the Dismal Swamp wildlife sanctuary in Edison is creating controversy.
EDISON – Carmelo Vaticano resigned from Edison’s school board last week. He cited time constraints caused by recent additions to his duties as a deputy chief in the Edison Police Department.
PERTH AMBOY – Changing demographics and a diminishing congregation forced the 80-year-old John Calvin Magyar Reformed Church to merge with the Hungarian Reformed Church in Woodbridge earlier this year. Now the Perth Amboy church building in on the real estate market, with a $750,000 asking price.
SAYREVILLE – The Middlesex County Public Health Department will be conducting H1N1 clinics for the “high risk” target groups by appointment only on Nov. 24 and Dec. 1.
WOODBRDIGE – Municipal tax bills would go up $129 for the average Woodbridge homeowner under a proposed 2010 budget unveiled by Mayor John McCormac last week.