MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Middlesex County is applying for $14.5 million in federal stimulus funds to improve access to and use of broadband service by public safety agencies and schools by building five communications towers and a wireless network throughout the county.
RAHWAY – “God Bless America Week”, sponsored by the Sts.Mary/Mark R.C. Parish Community, will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 232 Central Ave., Rahway, NJ, beginning with a Memorial Mass for Lt. Vincent R. Capodanno, at 7 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 4, and concluding with a 9/11 Remembrance Mass, at 7 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 11, according to Fr, Dennis Kaelin, pastor.
RAWAY – A Carteret man drove his Jeep Cherokee into the Rahway River last week, and firefighters responded with their boat to rescue him, authorities said.
LINDEN—Over 1,000 motorcycles drove from Virginia to the site of the World Trade Center Towers in New York City this past weekend as part of America’s 9/11 Motorcycle Ride. Bikers stopped in Linden for refreshment at Aviation Plaza before continuing on through the Holland Tunnel into New York City.
WOODBRIDGE – Police arrested a Perth Amboy man in connection with a Fords shooting that left a Keyport man dead and his sister wounded, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office said this weekend. Angel T. Torres, 35, was arrested at his…
STATE—Independent candidate for governor Chris Daggett accused incumbent Jon Corzine and Republican Chris Christie of practicing hypocrisy, corruption and deception in the conduct of their campaigns.
ELIZABETH—Authorities have charged a 22-year-old Elizabeth man with severely beating his father with a baseball bat on Thursday night, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—A new season of Master Gardener Environmental & Community Stewardship classes will be starting soon at the Middlesex County EARTH Center.
PERTH AMBOY—Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation’s premier fundraising gala the Harbor Lights Ball will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Iselin.
UNION – Premiere Stages, celebrating its fifth year as the professional theatre in residence at Kean University, announces the production of “Any Other Name,” by George Brant. This new play was chosen to receive a full production out of over…
FLUSHING, N.Y.—Clark resident and Linden native Jerry Carter, CEO of First Priority Pay in Hoboken, threw out the first pitch before the Mets game at CitiField on Thursday, Aug. 20.
STATE – Motorists across the country drove about 5 billion more miles in June 2009 compared to the same month in 2008, a two percent increase according to government data released this morning. New Jersey drivers drove 52 million more miles in the same time period comparison.
EDISON—The Middlesex County College Child Care Center held its annual end-of-the summer field day on August 20. The program included children from the college’s summer camp program and featured games, face painting, pony rides and a petting zoo.