Raising Taxes & Requesting Votes

LINDEN — Two council members who are being challenged for re-election voted to raise taxes by about $100 in a preliminary budget but some political insiders say homeowners should prepare for worse news after the June 7 primary election.

History Comes Alive At Proprietary House

PERTH AMBOY — A dramatic recreation of the arrest of Royal Governor William Franklin, son of Benjamin Franklin, will be held on Sunday, June 5, at 2 p.m. at the Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy. Governor Franklin will be portrayed by Perth Amboy’s own Kurt Epps.

Raritan River Documentary Premieres At Metuchen Theater

METUCHEN – The environmental nonprofit Edison Wetlands Association, Rutgers University, Wild New Jersey and Bayshore Recycling will host the premiere screening of NJN’s hour-long documentary, “Rescuing a River: The Raritan” on Tuesday, June 14, at 6:45 p.m. at the Metuchen Forum Theater, located at 314 Main Street.

Team Matiri To Participate In Inaugural Share NJ 5K

NEW PROVIDENCE – On Sunday, June 12, Team Maitri will participate in the SHARE NJ 5K Race to save lives through organ & tissue donation. Team captain Michael Snyder of New Providence will participate to celebrate the two-year anniversary of his kidney donation to his younger sister Erin.