Category: Local

Middlesex County Freeholder Director Dies

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Freeholder Director David B. Crabiel died Monday after being rushed to Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center in New Brunswick from his Milltown home. Voters re-elected the 78-year-old freeholder to another three-year term as a member of…

Trinh Earns Rookie Of The Year Award

  EWING—Felice Trinh, a graduate of Linden High School, was honored as the 2008 NJAC Women’s Tennis Rookie of the Year.    Trihn, teamed at second doubles with junior Stefanie Haar to go 5-0 in dual matches in her freshman…

Memories From Around Woodbridge

by Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE—Here are some memories from reader Lillian Sawyer: “Back in 1917-1918, there was an Orthopedic Hospital for Servicemen on New Dover Road. The injured men were brought to the facility from the Colonia Train Station. They…

Breakfast With Santa

CARTERET – The Carteret Boy Scout Troop will hold its third annual breakfast with Santa on Dec. 6 at the American Legion, 1155 Roosevelt Avenue, from 9 a.m. to noon. Tickets $7 each and include breakfast, a photo with Santa,…

Edison Announces Holiday Celebration

EDISON—The township’s 20-foot live blue spruce Christmas tree will be lit in a special ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 2. The celebration will begin at 7:30 p.m. in front of the Heritage at Clara Barton, Amboy Avenue and 3rd Street, Edison.…

Ribbon Winning Riders

  Ribbon Winning Riders—Kathleen Shelley, 13, and Briana Baptiste, 12, both of Summit, and Jesse McCormick, 9, of Rahway, display ribbons earned for their first performance in a Watchung Mounted Troop horse riding show. Shelley received a second place red…