Memorial Day Memories

by Diane Norek Harrison SOUTH AMBOY-This is from my own research. The cemetery for Sacred Heart Parish in South Amboy is located on Johnsons Lane in the Parlin section of Sayreville. The Sacred Heart Catholic War Veterans Post 578 erected…

They’ve Served Us; Let Us Serve Them

By Ellen Zwierzynski, Social Security District Manager in Elizabeth It’s customary to honor the men and women of the Armed Forces each Memorial Day — especially those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.  May also…

“Summer of ‘09” To Be Best Ever In Woodbridge

By Mayor John McCormac The “Summer of ‘09” looks to be the best ever in Woodbridge… which is why I want to take this opportunity to remind everyone about the great events and happenings coming to Woodbridge this summer. Let’s…

Stimulus Money Will Create Jobs And Ease Property Taxes

By Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski The Obama administration deserves a lot of credit for the Federal Stimulus Program. This program not only gave a boost to the economy overall, but helped put many New Jerseyans to work making much needed…

Comedy Night Fund Raiser Planned

LINDEN—The Linden Boxing Association is sponsoring a comedy night fundraiser on Friday, June 5, from 6-11 p.m. at the Linden Knights of Columbus Hall, 118 Park Avenue.  Tickets are currently on sale at the Recreation Community Center Building, 605 South…

Communi-TEA Party

Communi-TEA Party—The D.A.I.S.Y. Pre-Kindergarten program from Grover Cleveland School in Rahway had a “Communi-TEA” party at the Golden Age Towers.  The children sang “Getting to Know You” and “I’m a Little Tea Pot.”  They made cookies, tea sandwiches, and a…

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement—Abraham Clark High School students Deneeshah Williams (left), 17, and Brittany Sandifer (right), 17, read to Harrison Elementary School students (from left to right) Kaleigh Villeea, 6, Anaya Hairston, 6, Mustafa Ismael, 6, and Joshua Morales, 5, in Roselle…

Linden Senior Honored

Linden Senior Honored – Mayor Richard Gerbounka (right) and Council President Robert Bunk (left) were among nearly 200 people who came out to honor Linden’s outstanding senior citizen of the year, Mike Chengeri (center.) The Department of Public Property and…

Moreira Wins “Youth of the Year Award”

ELIZABETH – The “Youth of the Year Award” was presented to Leighann V. Moreira from Elizabeth High School as part of “Youth in City Government Day” on April 28. Moreira was selected for demonstrating responsible leadership in school organizations and…