Middlesex County

Port Authority Sued Over Contaminated School

CARTERET – Mediation began this week on a $6 million lawsuit that contends a riverfront improvement project contaminated Carteret’s Minue School. The suit alleges that dredge material used to build wetlands at the Joseph Medwick County Park was improperly handled.…

Holiday Open House

PERTH AMBOY—A Christmas open house will be held at the Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy, on Sunday, Dec. 21, from 1 to 5 p.m. Visit the palatial home of the last Royal Governor of New Jersey, William Franklin,…

Job Cuts Crashing Jersey Economy

ELIZABETH—Pike Machine Products In Elizabeth has announced it will lay off  71 workers by the end of January while Sears in Woodbridge advised 94 workers that they no longer have jobs, as soaring unemployment has its impact on the local…

Visit Of Olympic Proportions

  Visit Of Olympic Proportions—Neil Walker (Olympic gold medalist in medley relay in 2000 and 2004) is flanked by Katie Buchbinder of Scotch Plains and Stephanie Smyczek of Edison at the Breakout! Swim Clinic hosted by the Metuchen-Edison YMCA at…

Toys For Needy Girls And Boys

  Toys For Needy Girls And Boys—This holiday season, the Upper and Lower School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison ‘adopted’ families through Plainfield Action Services, Joy of Giving and collected clothing and toys for those families. On Dec.…