Middlesex County

Choi Promotes Autism Awareness Month

EDISON—Mayor Jun Choi has declared April as Autism Awareness Month in Edison. “There are no real answers yet. There is no cure. But the hope is that by emphasizing awareness, answers will come,” Choi said. According to the Autism Society…

South Amboy Celebrates Centennial

South Amboy Celebrates Centennial—On Friday, April 11, the City of South Amboy celebrated its 100th birthday at the South Amboy Senior Center. Mayor John O’Leary along with Freeholder Director David Crabiel and Freeholder Ron Rios helped mark the date with…

Agreement Reached On National Lead Site

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – County and local officials announced that an agreement was reached last week that will pay National Lead $82.5 million for a 400-acre waterfront property in Sayreville. The agreement paves the way for the remediation and redevelopment of…

Varela Bows Out Of Perth Amboy Race

PERTH AMBOY – Challenger Israel Varela dropped out of Perth Amboy’s mayoral race last week, saying that he didn’t want to split the vote among those not supporting Mayor Joseph Vas. Voters will choose between the incumbent mayor and community…

The Gift Of Life

The Gift Of Life—Woodbridge Mayor John E. McCormac was the first blood donor at a blood drive at City Hall on March 26 for Woodbridge residents and city employees. McCormac is an enthusiastic supporter of the voluntary blood donation program;…

Triple Taekwondo Medalist

Triple Taekwondo Medalist—Ricky Azari of Edison, a second grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison trained and participated in six categories at the 2008 Open Taekwondo Championship and the New Jersey AAU Taekwondo State Championship. Azari won three first-place trophies…