Middlesex County

Inspection Uncovers Illegal, Overcrowded House In Iselin

WOODBRIDGE – An ongoing, township-wide code enforcement inspection program uncovered an illegal rooming house in a residential neighborhood in Iselin capable of housing 15 or more tenants, Mayor John E. McCormac announced Monday.

Schwarick Named To City Council

SOUTH AMBOY – A retired Secret Service agent will be sworn in to replace Third Ward Councilman John O’Connell at next month’s city council meeting, according to Mayor John O’Leary, who is also the chairperson of the South Amboy Regular Democratic Organization.

Varela Named To Perth Amboy School Board

PERTH AMBOY – Israel Varela has been appointed to the Perth Amboy Board of Education to replace long-time member Raymond Geneske. Varela mounted an unsuccessful campaign for a seat on the school board this April and had previously been a…

County Seeks Grant To Build Towers, Wireless Network

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Middlesex County is applying for $14.5 million in federal stimulus funds to improve access to and use of broadband service by public safety agencies and schools by building five communications towers and a wireless network throughout the county.

Police Arrest Third Suspect In Fatal Fords Shooting

WOODBRIDGE – Police arrested a Perth Amboy man in connection with a Fords shooting that left a Keyport man dead and his sister wounded, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office said this weekend. Angel T. Torres, 35, was arrested at his…

Summer Fun

EDISON—The Middlesex County College Child Care Center held its annual end-of-the summer field day on August 20. The program included children from the college’s summer camp program and featured games, face painting, pony rides and a petting zoo.