Category: Local

Boy Scout Food Drive A Success

CLARK – Boy Scout Troop 91 collected 159 bags of food, yielding 1193 items totaling 1130 pounds during their most recent food drive. The scouts were able to fill 50 boxes with the collected items, which will be donated to…

McGreevey A Trois

STATE—The New York Post reported that the estranged wife of former Gov. James McGreevey must have known he was gay, because they shared their bed with a twenty-something driver and aide. In an interview with The Post, Teddy Pedersen recounted…

Carteret Receives $107,000 In Federal Funding

CARTERET—The borough will receive $107,000 from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development for the calendar year 2008, Mayor Daniel Reiman announced last week. The funds have been competitively applied for through Middlesex County’s participation in HUD’s Community Development…

Perth Amboy Leads Effort To Honor Clemente

PERTH AMBOY – On Wednesday, March 12, Mayor Joseph Vas proudly presented an approved City Resolution to Julio Pabon, National Coordinator of the “Retire 21” campaign, and to Ralph Morales, President of the Puerto Rican New York State Parade, requesting…

Day Camp Registration Begins Next Week

LINDEN—Registration for the Recreation Department’s 2008 Day Camp Program will begin on Monday, March 24, and will continue until May 30. It is no longer necessary for Linden Parents to line up hours before to register their children in Linden’s…

Learning About Dental Health

Learning About Dental Health—Students from UMDNJ Dental Hygiene School visited Grover Cleveland School for February Dental Health Month. They visited all the classrooms and gave a short lesson on dental health. Every student was given a new tooth brush and…

Young Artists Honored

Young Artists Honored—The Annual Linden Recreation and Community Services Department Art Awards were recently bestowed upon the City of Linden’s future Rembrandts, Van Goghs and Picassos. The winners, pictured left to right are Ohnha Ro, Christina Beviano, Jaclyn Beviano and…

Colonial Day

Colonial Day—As a culminating activity for their study of Colonial America the fifth grade students at Frank K. Hehnly School held Colonial Day on Feb. 21. The classes dressed in colonial clothing, used colonial names and shared their knowledge of…