Middlesex County

Making The Season Brighter

Making The Season Brighter—Stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce were just some of the items collected by Upper School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison this week. The donations will be delivered to Starfish Foundation in Plainfield to…

Fords Library Closes For Renovations

FORDS –The Fords Branch Library will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21, for interior renovations, Library Director John Hurley said. The library branch, located at 211 Fords Avenue, is expected to be closed for approximately eight weeks to…

State Issues Transportation Grants

TRENTON – New Jersey will issue $78.75 million in New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) municipal aid grants to fund street improvement, rehabilitation and safety projects in 372 New Jersey towns, a move intended to create jobs and help keep…

YMCA Receives “Quickball” Equipment

PERTH AMBOY—The Raritan Bay Area YMCA has been chosen by the Cal Ripken Foundation to receive Quickball Stadium Equipment. This new and innovative athletic program was invented by brothers Chris and Keith Mackie of Winston-Salem, N.C. to make baseball more…

Veterans Day Visit

Veterans Day Visit – This spring, children at the Woodbridge Child Care Center in Avenel collected school supplies for children in Afghanistan. These gifts were distributed by Army Captain Ian A. Cairns of Edison, who was stationed in Afghanistan with…

Remembering Our Veterans

Remembering Our Veterans—The Sacred Heart Catholic War Veterans Post 578 held their annual Veterans Day remembrance on Nov. 11 at Sacred Heart cemetery on Johnsons Lane in the Parlin section of Sayreville. Names were read of those buried in the…