State Wins Round In ExxonMobil Lawsuit

TRENTON—A Superior Court judge upheld the state’s claims seeking damages from ExxonMobil for harm to the environment and loss of natural resources caused by its refinery operations in Linden and Bayonne, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced earlier this month. Superior…

A Once-In-A-Lifetime Proposal

A Once-In-A-Lifetime Proposal—Nick Santillo, a local Army Reservist from Elizabeth, was recently a contestant on ABC’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.” In an episode that aired on Tuesday, Santillo decided to make his trip to the “Millionaire” hot seat…

Memories Of Woodbridge And Perth Amboy

by Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE/PERTH AMBOY—I received these memories in an email from former area resident Tom Saboy: “Dear Ms. Harrison, I was born in Hopelawn in 1935. I attended Hopelawn # 10 school from 1940 to 1948 and Woodbridge…

Tax Tip Of The Day: Recovery Rebate Credit

 By Gregg Semanick-New Jersey‘s IRS Spokesperson If you did not qualify or did not receive the maximum amount for the 2008 Economic Stimulus Payment you may be entitled to a Recovery Rebate Credit when you file your 2008 tax return. …

Woodbridge To Hold Elections For Fire Budgets, Commissioners

WOODBRIDGE—On Saturday, Woodbridge Township’s fire districts will hold elections for commissioners and budgets. In Woodbridge Fire District No. 1, Commissioner Ken Gardner is running for re-election against Ken Horvath. The proposed budget is $7,682,360 with $5,915,123 to be raised through…

Cicarell Tournament Preview

By Jim Whelan This week starts the Frank Cicarell Union County Boy’s Basketball Tournament. Here are this year’s top seeds: 1. St. Patrick’s is looking to defend their title. Since 1993, St. Pat’s has been a mainstay in the county…