NEW BRUNSWICK – Despite Gov. Chris Christie’s ongoing efforts to trumpet a “New Jersey Comeback,” few New Jersey voters believe the rhetoric according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. An overwhelming 63 percent say Christie is overstating things, while only 29 percent agree a comeback is under way.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ana Mascenik, who retired after a 34 year career as a teacher and principal in Perth Amboy and is seeking election to the City Council, is attending the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she will cast her vote as a delegate to nominate President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden for re-election in Wednesday’s formal roll call.
PERTH AMBOY — Seven candidates for mayor and eight City Council candidates filed petitions by Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline for the Nov. 6 nonpartisan elections, but observers say the contest is already shaping up to be a two-way race.
NORTH BRUNSWICK — The owner of a private education and training center has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Kenneth McCormick, director of the North Brunswick Police Department, announced Tuesday.