MIDDLESEX – Andrejs (Andy) Millers a.k.a. “Beef,” of Middlesex was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at the age of 27. With the help from his friends and family, however, there will be a huge team supporting Millers and his battle…
RAHWAY—Students in Donna Fidecaro’s class at Roosevelt School show off their March bulletin board. The bulletin board shows that Family, Love, Health, and Education are important in our lives, as well as the PBSIS (Positive Behavior Support in Schools) rules of Respect, Responsibility, and Safety.
STATE—Gov. Chris Christie’s voter approval slipped noticeably from earlier in the month, but he remains ahead, 43% approving to 32% disapproving of the job he’s doing, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
RAHWAY – The city will have a new mayor next year; James Kennedy has decided not to seek re-election. Kennedy will have served 20 years in office when his term ends.
LINDEN – Police charged a 21-year-old Elizabeth man with stealing a purse from an 86-year-old Rahway woman at the Family Dollar store on East St. Georges Avenue last Friday, authorities said.
March 22 at 8:47 p.m. – Officer Joseph Mirabile investigated a theft of items from a motor vehicle, which was parked at a Sweet Briar Drive apartment.
UNION COUNTY — Authorities have charged a Plainfield woman with the stabbing death of a 36-year-old man, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
STATE – Before Gov. Chris Christie delivered his budget message on March 16, most school districts were preparing for a worst-case scenario involving a 15 percent cut in state funding. For most school administrators, that would represent a very welcome scenario indeed.
As Governor Chris Christie sells his budget plan to an anxious over taxed over and over burdened public he often states that he does not want to rely on one-shot gimmicks. We find this position laudable.
SOUTH AMBOY – Mayor John O’Leary will not seek a seventh term as the chief executive of South Amboy. He is the longest-serving mayor in Middlesex County and will have been in office for 24 years when his current term ends.
PITMAN – Freshman Steve Nappe (Edison) has been selected as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday.
WOODBRIDGE – Up to 162 civilly committed sex offenders that are currently housed at a temporary facility in South Kearny will be moved to Woodbridge, the state Department of Corrections announced last week.
LINCOLN, R.I. – The East Coast is again getting hammered with torrential rains, with flood watches and warning being issued in many regions. So Amica Insurance is offering some tips for protecting yourself, your family and your property in the event of flooding.