St. Mary’s Class Of 1959 And More

by Diane Norek Harrison SOUTH AMBOY—A South Amboy resident pointed out that the old brick building on the corner of First and Stockton streets still shows a K of P Hall plaque on the top center of the structure. It…

2008 Road Deaths Fell 17%

Decreased Driving Is a Factor STATE – New Jersey recorded far fewer crash fatalities in 2008 than any year on record, a AAA Mid-Atlantic review of State Police statistics found. There were fewer than 600 driver, passenger and other deaths…

New Life Begins New Year

New Life Begins New Year—She has a five year old big sister and she is the first baby born on New Year’s Day at Trinitas Regional Medical Center. Born at 5:42 a.m. on Jan. 1, Michelle Rauda is the daughter…

Continuing the Tradition

Continuing the Tradition – Sayreville Councilwoman Lisa Buchanan-Eicher was sworn into office on Jan. 1, but this wasn’t the first time went to Borough Hall for a swearing-in ceremony. Pictured above, Buchanan-Eicher held the bible for her Grandfather Ken Buchanan’s…

Free Dental Program for Kids Brings Good News in Bad Times

STATE—The New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA), in cooperation with the New Jersey Dental Hygienists’ Association, the New Jersey Dental Assistants’ Association and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Dental School (UMDNJ) will be hosting the 7th…

Edison Chamber Hosts Annual Speech

EDISON—The Edison Chamber of Commerce will host the 18th annual Edison State of the Town Address by Mayor Jun H. Choi.  The Jan. 27 event will be held at the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center in the Raritan Center.…

Recession, Historic Election Mark 2008

“There is a Chinese curse which says “May he live in interesting times.” Like it or not, we live in interesting times.” — Robert F. Kennedy, 1966 Just one  day into 2009, it’s too early to tell how history will…

Making New Year’s Resolutions And Managing Change

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – When 2008 turns to 2009, champagne corks will pop, bubbly will flow and resolutions will be made. As usual, many New Year’s resolutions will involve goals for improved diet, exercise, and weight loss. Unfortunately, by the end…

Linden Residents: Learn Karate In 2009

LINDEN – Linden students between the ages of 5 and 15 have the opportunity to learn karate through classes offered by the Department of Public Property and Community Services next year.  Grand Master Ralph Chirico, a 10th Degree Blackbelt with…