MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Five contenders have emerged to replace South Amboy Mayor Jack O’Leary on November’s ballot for a seat in the state Assembly representing the 19th District. Democrats will choose a candidate at a special convention on Sept. 2.
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.
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.
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…
EDISON – An Edison man is accused of shaking his 10-week-old daughter to death, according to a criminal complaint filed in Superior Court last week.
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.
RAWAY – A Carteret man drove his Jeep Cherokee into the Rahway River last week, and firefighters responded with their boat to rescue him, authorities said.
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…
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—A new season of Master Gardener Environmental & Community Stewardship classes will be starting soon at the Middlesex County EARTH Center.
PERTH AMBOY—Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation’s premier fundraising gala the Harbor Lights Ball will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Iselin.