Category: Local

Agreement Reached On National Lead Site

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – County and local officials announced that an agreement was reached last week that will pay National Lead $82.5 million for a 400-acre waterfront property in Sayreville. The agreement paves the way for the remediation and redevelopment of…

Varela Bows Out Of Perth Amboy Race

PERTH AMBOY – Challenger Israel Varela dropped out of Perth Amboy’s mayoral race last week, saying that he didn’t want to split the vote among those not supporting Mayor Joseph Vas. Voters will choose between the incumbent mayor and community…

Bollwage Faces Challenge In June Primary

ELIZABETH – Mayor J. Christian Bollwage will face a challenge in the June primary election. Edward Bryant Koon, a juvenile detention officer at the Union County Juvenile Detention Center in Elziabeth, filed his petition Monday to run against the four-term…

Armstead Faces Primary Challenge

LINDEN – Fourth Ward Councilman Derek Armstead will face a primary challenge in his re-election bid. The Democratic Party organization chose to endorse Monty Brooks, a school social worker, instead of the 15-year councilman.

Elizabeth Unveils King Monument

Elizabeth Unveils King Monument—On Friday, April 4, on the 40th anniversary of the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a dedication ceremony to unveil a monument in his memory was held across from Elizabeth City Hall in Winfield Scott…