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Lottery To Stop Televising Midday Drawings

TRENTON—In a cost-cutting move, Acting Lottery Executive Director William T. Jourdain announced that the midday drawings for the New Jersey Lottery’s Pick 3 and Pick 4 games will no longer be televised on the New Jersey Network after this week.…

In Honor Of National Police Week, May 10-17

By Diane Norek Harrison PERTH AMBOY-This is from material given to me by Rose (Tarloski) and Jerry Celecki: In 1960, Perth Amboy Police Department had one chief of police, three police captains, 11 lieutenants, fourteen sergeants, three detectives and 55…

Clark Men’s Softball League Standings

(as of 5/10/09) 1. Clark Circle Liquors (4-0) 2. East Coast Conditioning (2-0) 3. Breeze Eastern (1-0) 4. Chili’s(3-1) 5. Arena Sports Connexion (2-1) 6. Wealth Management Group (2-1) 7. Prince & Portnoi Attorney’s at Law (1-1) 8. Jabs Personal…

Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Re-Sold Prescription Painkillers

RAHWAY – Police arrested a 59-year-old Rahway man accused of illegally selling prescription painkillers on Thursday. Rahway police had been investigating Charles Dixon, a man on disability who was allegedly selling the prescription painkiller oxycodone, authorities said. The Rahway Police…

Woodbridge Memories

By Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE-Here are memories from readers: Woodbridge Golden Bears I received the following in an e-mail from Mark Curran: “Hi Diane, I am the son of Joe Curran # 76 in the photo of your Feb. 27,…

Kinder Morgan Donates Foam Fire Truck To Carteret Fire Department

CARTERET—Mayor Dan Reiman was joined today by representatives from Kinder Morgan for a ceremony in which a refurbished foam fire truck was formally presented to the Carteret Fire Department. The emergency service vehicle, valued at approximately $175,000, has been offered…

Students Govern Elizabeth

ELIZABETH – Elizabeth Public Schools joined city officials in hosting the “Youth in City Government Day” on April 28.  The event has been held for the past 55 years and gives the students of Elizabeth a unique opportunity to manage…

Woodbridge Walks To Fight ALS

Woodbridge Walks To Fight ALS—Despite the rain, hundreds of walkers and volunteers came out to Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park in Woodbridge on Sunday, May 3, for the 2009 Woodbridge Walk to Defeat ALS hosted by the ALS Association Greater…