ELIZABETH — Oakwood Plaza’s 358-federally subsidized Section 8 housing units, for poor and low-income residents, would be converted into 260 townhouse-style apartments under a plan advanced by local politicians.
SOUTH AMBOY – School board member John Dragotta is a candidate for mayor who says too much negative campaigning is bad for the community.
ELIZABETH — An Elizabeth man pleaded guilty to nine counts of burglary, one count of identity theft, one count of receiving stolen property and one count of possession of heroin, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
SOUTH AMBOY– Even the current mayor does not believe children or taxpayers would be well served by a school board appointed by the mayor instead of elected by the public.
SOUTH AMBOY — The local Tea Party is asking voters to support only one Republican City Council candidate, David J. Longenhagen.
SOUTH AMBOY — Police are searching for two men who held up the Center Deli, located on North Stevens Avenue near Main Street.
SOUTH AMBOY– Dozens of residents plus city and county officials attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony outside the Robert Noble Manor Thursday, Oct. 21, held to mark the opening of the city’s third senior housing complex.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Individuals are being sought for the Middlesex County Conservation Corps, whose mission is to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature at the more than 7,000 acres of open space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
LINDEN–Jeff Baron, an award-winning playwright and screenwriter, grew up in Linden. He went on to write for television, film and theatre, working on The Tracey Ullman Show, Sisters, A Year in the Life, and Nickelodeon.