Union County Freeholder Candidates Night

CRANFORD—The Union County Council of the League of Women Voters will present its annual candidates’ forum at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Cranford Municipal Building, 8 Springfield Avenue. Three seats on the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders…

Carteret Requires Background Checks For Youth Organizations

CARTERET— Employees and volunteers of all youth organizations who receive public subsidies or use borough fields will have to undergo mandatory criminal background checks, mandated by a recently-passed ordinance. The ordinance, which was passed unanimously on Sept. 9, will provide…

Mayoral Recognition

  Mayoral Recognition—On Sept. 22, Edison Mayor Jun H. Choi, a first degree black belt, issued formal proclamations recognizing the achievements of Ricky Azari and Christopher Azari in Taekwondo. Ricky is a third grader and Christopher is a kindergartener at…

Woodbridge Announces Flu Shot Clinics

WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services has scheduled flu and pneumonia clinics for Oct. 7 and 22. Mayor John McCormac said the Health Department’s professional nursing staff will administer the flu and pneumonia vaccine on…

Edison Preserves Former Superfund Site

  EDISON—Mayor Jun Choi, along with federal, state and local leaders, announced the township’s purchase and preservation of the former Chemical Insecticide Corp.   “On this historic day, we take hold of a piece of property that was once contaminated…

County Holds First-Ever Online Auction

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – For the first time, Middlesex County will hold its annual auction of cars, heavy equipment and office and computer supplies online. The online auction replaces the traditional in-person auction the county has held in years past. Freeholder…

Corzine Announces Sweeping Ethics Reform Package

TRENTON – Gov. Jon Corzine delivered an ethics reform package Wednesday that he says will promote ethical and fiscal responsibility. The governor originally promised to make a commitment to a more open, honest and accountable government during the 2005 campaign.…

Toss Up: Corzine or Christie?

By Michael M. Shapiro Gov. Corzine may have an upside down 40%-51% approval rating; however, he is still in a dead heat with current United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Chris Christie, in a hypothetical matchup for…

Morgan’s Past

by Diane Norek Harrison SAYREVILLE-In 2007, I received an email from Morgan resident Frances Drake asking me if I had any past information on the Morgan section of Sayreville. She was writing a paper for a class at Rutgers University.…