WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge Mayor John E. McCormac, Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso and Rahway Mayor James J. Kennedy, are again calling on the Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority (RVSA) to adjust the 2010 budget and eliminate the double-digit increase in municipal sewer rates and to allow for a complete audit of RVSA budgeting by the Mayor’s Independent Financial Oversight Committee.
CARTERET – This morning, Mayor Daniel Reiman will welcome FMBA Local #67, Carteret EMS, and Carteret seniors to the Borough’s Community Center for a special breakfast and fire safety workshop.
RAHWAY—Tuesday, March 30 marked a special day for Honor Roll students and their families at Rahway High School. They were treated to a special breakfast after which each received a certificate and personal congratulations from Principal Paula Braxton and Vice-Principals Chey Rivera, Tong-ya Clay and John Farinella.
UNION – For her final project in Kean University’s creating plays for children course, in the 2006 fall semester, Lisa Filippone was faced with the challenge of writing an original play that would explain a fact of nature in a creative, reinvented way for young people.
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.