TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the upcoming closure of the I-78 westbound Express lanes in Union Township and Hillside and Irvington, from milepost 52.8 to milepost 55.
SOUTH AMBOY – Donald J. Applegate has been appointed to fill a vacancy on South Amboy’s City Council created when First Ward Councilman Russell Stillwagon died last month.
RAHWAY — Debra Natoli, an English teacher at Rahway High School, was chosen to participate in the 2010 Holocaust & Jewish Resistance Teachers’ Journey this summer.
EDISON — Art work from professional and non-professional Middlesex County artists over age 60, who participated in the Middlesex County Department of Senior Services Senior Art Contest, is currently on display at The Studio Art Gallery in the Performing Arts Center at Middlesex County College in Edison.
PERTH AMBOY – The city will host an Arts Festival on Amboy Avenue, between Lawrie and Washington streets, from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. There will be music, arts & crafts, vendors and more.
LINDEN – Police arrested a 50-year-old Roselle woman accused of shoplifting from the ShopRite supermarket on West Edgar Road Tuesday evening.
CLARK – Citing safety concerns, Clark’s Township Council voted Monday to permanently close Campbell Street to through traffic.
NEWARK — In 1890, when U.S. Census takers canvassed Newark neighborhoods, they discovered the number of residents who rented their homes outnumbered those who owned their houses.
PISCATAWAY – Summer is a peak driving time for New Jerseyans and Raceway Petroleum of Piscataway recognizes the importance of vehicle safety and fuel conservation.
The history of Perth Amboy Lodge No. 784 began in the year 1902 when Perth Amboy was a quiet little city, with a population of 18,000. Its principal business section on Smith St. extended from Front St. to state St, and the section beyond the tracks known as “Dublin.”
Musical Theater • July 23, 24, 29, 30 & 31 at 8 p.m.; July 25 at 3 p.m. – Mystic Vision Players will present Aida at the Linden High School Theatre, 121 W. St. Georges Ave.
TRENTON–Early un-audited Fiscal Year 2010 returns show that the New Jersey Lottery has shattered previous revenue estimates, surpassing $2.6 billion in sales and $900 million in aid to education and institutions for the first time in its four-decade history, New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director Carole Hedinger announced Thursday.
PERTH AMBOY – Middlesex County’s mobile “Shred-It” truck will be at Middlesex County Vocational High School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 24.