STATE – Law enforcement officials are maintaining a state of heightened vigilance following the death of Osama bin Laden, particularly around New Jersey’s transportation hubs. Officials note that there have been no specific threats made.
Almost 10 years – 3,519 days – after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, U.S. forces tracked Osama bin Laden to a compound in Pakistan. A U.S. Navy SEAL team launched an assault on that compound, killing the terrorist responsible for the deaths of nearly 3,000 American citizens.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman was joined on Thursday, April 28, by Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, Kevin Duncan, president of the Middlesex County Building and Construction Trades Council, and Carteret workers and residents to observe Workers Memorial Day. This year’s annual services were held inside the Atrium at the Carteret Library, and included speeches and observations from the Mayor and guests of honor.
SAYREVILLE – Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski announced Friday that his district office at 132 Main Street will host U.S. Sen.Frank R. Lautenberg’s mobile office event on Tuesday, May 3.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — A program to assist military veterans who enter the court system has begun in Middlesex County.
PERTH AMBOY – City officials have approved a $71.8 million municipal budget that raises taxes by approximately $320 for the average homeowner.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman welcomed the Carteret High School’s freshman class on Friday April 29 for the second installment of the “Adopt a Park” program, a partnership between the borough and school system through which classes will spend a day “adopting” a designated Carteret park.
LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property & Community Services will offer a 10-week exercise class this summer, focusing on Pilates and cardio routines.
PERTH AMBOY — St. Stephen’s RC Church, located at 490 State Street in Perth Amboy, is holding its Second Annual Parish Carnival from May 19 through May 22.