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Pain Planned In Perth Amboy

PERTH AMBOY—A $532 tax hike for the average homeowner and the elimination of 27 municipal jobs are among the sacrifices called for in the Perth Amboy municipal budget proposed by Mayor Wilda Diaz. The layoffs and tax hike efforts to…

Students Let Their Imaginations Soar

Students Let Their Imaginations Soar—Frank Buglione, superintendent of the Rahway Public Schools, visited all of the city’s elementary schools dressed as an astronaut this week to promote reading. He challenged the students to read a total of 75,000 books during…

Elizabeth Girl Competes For Pageant Title

ELIZABETH—Sophie Litos of Elizabeth was recently selected to participate in Nationals’ 2008 Miss Pre-Teen Newark pageant competition on Oct. 18. Litos will be competing, for her share of thousands of dollars in prizes and specialty gifts that will be distributed…

Linden Plans Halloween Activities

LINDEN—With the Halloween season just around the corner, the Linden Recreation Department and the 2008 Linden Halloween Committee are gearing up for the many activities they have planned for Linden’s young residents.  From the 59th annual Halloween Parade to the…

Fire Dept. Open House

LINDEN—The Linden Fire Department will be conducting an open house at the new Firehouse No. 2 at St. George Avenue and DeWitt Terrace on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All Linden residents are welcome and are…