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Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year—Susan Farrar, a lifelong Rahway resident, is Franklin Elementary School’s teacher of the year.  Currently Farrar teaches fourth grade, but she spent many years teaching second grade, as well as kindergartners with special needs.  In addition to…

Edison Police Apprehend Armed Robbery Suspect

EDISON—Tuesday night, police arrested a Willingboro man who allegedly robbed a Chinese food deliveryman near Limelight Court. Shortly after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, a delivery person for the China Lake restaurant was robbed and severely beaten in the…

Chengeri Named 2009 Outstanding Linden Senior Citizen Of The Year

LINDEN—Mike Chengeri, a long time resident of Linden who has been active in civic and fraternal organizations as well as a volunteer for various associations and charities, has been chosen as Linden’s 33rd annual Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year.…

County Sponsors Health Expo

WOODBRIDGE—The Middlesex County Public Health Department will hold a Health Expo from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at the Woodbridge Center Mall. The event is free. Information and activities will be available for the whole family to…

A Day At The Museum

A Day At The Museum—The Advanced Art and Art History classes from Rahway High School recently went on a field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.  Pictured above, art teacher JoAnne Campanelli poses with students on…

AAA Advises Adults And Children To Ride Bikes Safely

STATE—With warmer weather upon us, many people are taking to outdoor activities – bicycles, skateboards, scooters and in-line/roller skates.  May is National Bike Safety Month and AAA New Jersey reminds all adults and children to practice safe riding habits, including…

Seven Confirmed Cases Of Swine Flu In New Jersey

TRENTON –Seven New Jersey residents have confirmed cases of H1N1 influenza, which has been commonly referred to as ‘swine flu,’ according to test results from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). There is also one probable case…

Violent Crime Surged, Gunfire Rings

ELIZABETH—Violent crimes in the city surged by one-third last year, while other offenses jumped 20 percent, according to data released by officials. Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow attributed a sharp rise in violent crime in Elizabeth to the mayor’s policy…

County Mobile Passport Office To Visit Carteret

CARTERET—The Middlesex County Mobile Passport Office will be visiting the Borough of Carteret on Friday, May 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the borough’s library building. Middlesex County Clerk Elaine M. Flynn urges residents to take advantage of this…