NEW BRUNSWICK – Last week, a grand jury indicted three Rahway men who were allegedly involved in a street-racing crash in Woodbridge that critically injured an Edison man last March, authorities said.
CARTERET – Starting October 1, Carteret Library patrons will have access to a consortium of 27 Middlesex County libraries with a combined catalog of 2.6 million items.
EDISON – The Edison Valley Playhouse is casting for a November production of “The House of Blue Leaves” by John Guare. Auditions will be held on Sunday, Aug. 16, from 1-5 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 17, from 7:30-10 p.m.
LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Dean’s List for Franklin & Marshall College’s spring 2009 semester:
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission are continuing the Historic Marker Project. The Freeholders’ initiative gifts historic markers to local historic sites and communities throughout Middlesex County.
PERTH AMBOY – An appeals court upheld a jury verdict that determined that a Perth Amboy police officer of Mexican descent was the victim of workplace discrimination last week. The appellate court also upheld the trial court’s decision to reduce a $1.9 million jury award to $300,000.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department will offer an adult co-ed volleyball league this fall.
STATE—This August, communities all over the country are taking a stand and fighting back against crime.
EDISON – In a rare show of unity, the normally contentious Edison council joined together to call on Mayor Jun Choi to reinstate six firefighters who were laid off this month to help balance the budget.
by Diane Norek Harrison
SOUTH AMBOY-On Aug. 4, 1962, South Amboy Junior Olympics were held under the supervision of James Inman and under the sponsorship of the City’s Recreation Committee.