WOODBRIDGE–Over 700 children and parents attended the Woodbridge Metuchen Edison YMCA Family Appreciation Night hosted by Northfield Bank at the Woodbridge Community Center on Thursday, Aug. 6. The event was held to show appreciation to the families of YMCA gym and summer camp members.
EDISON—The Helping Hands/Peppermint Tree Schools will be hosting a free end of summer carnival on Aug. 28 from 2-8 p.m. at their 1059 Amboy Avenue, Edison location.
AVENEL –Woodbridge AARP Chapter 3869 sponsors bus trips to Atlantic City’s Trump Plaza Casino on the fourth Monday of each month. The next trip is planned for Aug. 24.
SOUTH AMBOY—South Amboy Mayor John O’Leary abandoned his candidacy for Assembly in the wake of a series of anonymous allegations and the move has triggered a hot contest for a new replacement on the Democratic ticket.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A 19-year-old South Brunswick woman pleaded guilty Friday to charges of assisting in the slaying of a township couple in their home on Oct. 8, 2008, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A jury convicted a 22-year-old North Brunswick man of taking part in a drive-by shooting that wounded an innocent bystander, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced yesterday.
CARTERET – This morning, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman will join with county officials, senior artists, and art enthusiasts from throughout Middlesex County, for the conclusion of the 2009 Middlesex County Senior Citizen Art Contest & Exhibition.
SAYREVILLE—A coalition of environmental groups including the Edison Wetlands Association has filed a federal lawsuit against 11 parties that allegedly violated the Clean Water Act by polluting the Raritan River.
AVENEL – An East Jersey State Prison corrections officer allegedly supplied two cell phones to an inmate in exchange for money in a deal with the Latin Kings street gang, authorities said.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – When the state Department of Community Affairs announced its “extraordinary aid” awards last Friday, Middlesex County mayors knew they shouldn’t expect much.