EDISON – Democrat Antonia Ricigliano is the heavy favorite going into Tuesday’s mayoral election. It’s been more than 50 years since Edison didn’t elect a Democrat to the mayor’s office, and registered Democrats outnumber Republicans 25,500 to 6,000.
EDISON—Middlesex County College honored the late George Otlowski, a longtime community leader who led the drive to start the college 45 years ago, by naming a street on the campus in his honor.
PERTH AMBOY – Today, the cafeteria at the Anthony V. Ceres School at 445 State Street, Perth Amboy, will get a Halloween makeover.
TRENTON – A Sayreville pharmacist is one of ten defendants indicted Monday on charges they conspired to defraud Medicaid of more than $2.3 million dollars, Attorney General Anne Milgram and Division of Criminal Justice Director Deborah L. Gramiccioni announced.
EDISON – The Township of Edison is offering a special shopping trip this holiday season to Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets for great gift buying.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Police arrested a New Brunswick man this morning in connection with an Oct. 23 homicide, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A 30-year-old man died after apparently being shot in New Brunswick early Friday morning.
PERTH AMBOY-In 1937, New Raritan Bar and Grill and Nite Club at 375-377 State St. featured Vaudeville Headliners in a Gala Halloween Show. There was smooth dancing and rapid-fire entertainment.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac announced that Woodbridge Township is under the spell of a “Haunted Halloween” as trick-or-treaters take to neighborhoods and special township-wide events celebrate the annual recognition of “All Hollows Eve.”
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The Board of Chosen Freeholders authorized the use of a total of $825,000 for two recreation grants at its meeting this week.