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Family Longs For Missing Teen

ELIZABETH—A missing 14-year-old girl’s aunt made an impassioned plea for the runaway to return home, saying she is loved and her family longs for her to come back safely. ”We love her and we just want her to come home,”…

Congratulations Class of 2008!

Congratulations Class of 2008!—Middlesex County College held its 41st commencement ceremony May 22, as 1,071 graduates received their degrees or certificates. The graduates and approximately 3,500 family and friends heard from Middlesex County Freeholder Director David Crabiel, Freeholder Ronald Rios,…

Carteret Administration Proposes $1.2 M In Cuts To Defeated School Budget

CARTERET—Mayor Daniel Reiman proposed a $1.2 million cut in Carteret’s defeated school budget at a special joint meeting of the Borough Council and School Board on May 19. The reduction is from the School District’s proposed 2008-2009 total school year…

Police Step Up Seat Belt Law Enforcement

UNION COUNTY—Law enforcement officers from the Union County Police Department will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and their passengers as part of the National “Click It or Ticket Campaign”. Beginning May 19 and running through June 1, county police…