PERTH AMBOY – More than 200 people, including family members, fellow police officers and local officials attended a memorial on Saturday for Officer Thomas Raji, who died in the line of duty one year ago.
RAHWAY – Sts.Mary/Mark R.C. Parish, Rahway, will hold a Memorial Mass for “Servant of God”, Lt. Vincent R. Capodanno, on Friday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m., according to Fr. Dennis Kaelin, Pastor.
UNION COUNTY—Police departments, the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), and the Union County Coalition for the Prevention of Substance Abuse (UCCPSA) have come together to spearhead a campaign to reduce underage drinking in Union County.
EDISON – Postal workers expressed concerns about an efficiency study that could be the first step toward a major consolidation at mail processing plants that would cut the afternoon shift in Edison and potentially close facilities in Whippany and Newark.
CLARK – A Clark man who was found dead in his truck in the parking lot of a Cellar Avenue apartment complex last week died of natural causes, authorities said.
Each year, on August 26, we celebrate Women’s Equality Day to pay tribute to those brave suffragists, like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alice Paul and Ida B. Wells Barnett, who led the struggle for American women to win the most critical tool of democracy—the right to vote.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Both the New Jersey Chapter and the Raritan Valley Group of the Sierra Club showed their support last Thursday for an ordinance that would issue up to $40 million in bonds for open space acquisition in Middlesex County.
ELIZABETH—St. Mary of the Assumption High School will welcome the classes of 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 next month. Freshman orientation is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 9; all other classes will report to school at 8 a.m. on…
RAHWAY—Wizdom Media LLC, an award-winning NYC design studio, recently opened a new location in downtown Rahway. The firm has designed promotional material for some of the Rahway Center Partnership’s downtown events including The Taste of Rahway and Wine and Cheese…
SOUTH AMBOY—This is from 1901 sent to me by a Woodbridge reader: The material shows the New York and Long Branch Railroad going along the Raritan Bay in South Amboy and the Morgan section of Sayreville.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Five contenders have emerged to replace South Amboy Mayor Jack O’Leary on November’s ballot for a seat in the state Assembly representing the 19th District. Democrats will choose a candidate at a special convention on Sept. 2.
Aug. 17 at 4:58 p.m. – Det. Alex Yanes arrested Angelo Farrugia, 49, at his Sweet Briar Drive home on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently released after posting bail.
WOODBRIDGE – An ongoing, township-wide code enforcement inspection program uncovered an illegal rooming house in a residential neighborhood in Iselin capable of housing 15 or more tenants, Mayor John E. McCormac announced Monday.