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Edison Preserves Former Superfund Site

  EDISON—Mayor Jun Choi, along with federal, state and local leaders, announced the township’s purchase and preservation of the former Chemical Insecticide Corp.   “On this historic day, we take hold of a piece of property that was once contaminated…

County Holds First-Ever Online Auction

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – For the first time, Middlesex County will hold its annual auction of cars, heavy equipment and office and computer supplies online. The online auction replaces the traditional in-person auction the county has held in years past. Freeholder…

Morgan’s Past

by Diane Norek Harrison SAYREVILLE-In 2007, I received an email from Morgan resident Frances Drake asking me if I had any past information on the Morgan section of Sayreville. She was writing a paper for a class at Rutgers University.…

Unsolved Murders Get Attention

ELIZABETH—There is a serious gang problem in Elizabeth and Mayor J. Christian Bollwage is ignoring it, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow. Romankow leveled the accusation at a news conference announcing that his office will take control of all…

City Crime Rises Again

ELIZABETH—Elizabeth continued to struggle with rising crime rates, while the rest of the Garden State saw a decline for the sixth year in a row, according to Attorney General Anne Millgram. Violent crime in Elizabeth increased by 4.4 percent in…