SOUTH AMBOY — The Tea Party is throwing its support behind a candidate in the race for Mayor. Environmental activist Vincent Mackiel captured an endorsement from the populist Tea Party movement’s local chapter.
SOUTH AMBOY — Mayor John T. O’Leary lambasted Republican Gov. Christopher Christie for forcing local homeowners to absorb another tax hike.
ELIZABETH – Gov. Chris Christie appointed Elizabeth resident Tony Monteiro to the newly-created Red Tape Review Commission last week.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Public Library will be hosting “Be a Smart Consumer”, a series of talks presented by Florence Peterson, director of the Union County Division of Consumer Affairs.
SOUTH AMBOY — Three mayoral candidates heartily support the idea but one wants the city to forego a potential $3.6 million in new revenue rather
than engage in another waterfront redevelopment project.
SOUTH AMBOY — Nine candidates for Mayor and City Council have agreed to participate in a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters.
STATE — Gov. Christopher Christie’s 2009 tax returns show that he and his
wife, Mary Pat, reported $544,047 in income, a $97,193 increase over the
$446,854 they reported in 2008.
SOUTH AMBOY — Congressman Frank Pallone visited the city to hit the campaign trail with Democratic candidates for Mayor and City Council over the weekend.
SOUTH AMBOY — Organist Brenda Day performed Sunday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, as part of the “Music at Saint Mary’s” classical concert series.