PERTH AMBOY – More than 200 people, including family members, fellow police officers and local officials attended a memorial on Saturday for Officer Thomas Raji, who died in the line of duty one year ago.
EDISON – Postal workers expressed concerns about an efficiency study that could be the first step toward a major consolidation at mail processing plants that would cut the afternoon shift in Edison and potentially close facilities in Whippany and Newark.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Both the New Jersey Chapter and the Raritan Valley Group of the Sierra Club showed their support last Thursday for an ordinance that would issue up to $40 million in bonds for open space acquisition in Middlesex County.
SOUTH AMBOY—This is from 1901 sent to me by a Woodbridge reader: The material shows the New York and Long Branch Railroad going along the Raritan Bay in South Amboy and the Morgan section of Sayreville.
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.