Corzine Gets His Wish – Motorists Pay Higher Tolls

STATE—New Jersey motorists will pay more to travel along the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway as toll increases long sought by Gov. Jon Corzine have finally taken effect. The cost of an average 22-mile Turnpike trip will go…

Edison Mayoral Race Could Have Intrigue

EDISON – Council President Robert Diehl and Councilwoman Antonia Ricigliano have both expressed interest in running for Mayor next year, and Councilman Anthony Massaro is considering his options. The 2009 election season could get very interesting, since Mayor Jun Choi…

Oratory Prep Looks To Get Out Of The Basement

By James Whelan The 2007 season started out with a wealth of possibilities and optimism for Oratory Prep.  Winning their Christmas tournament and taking a 4-5 record into the heart of the Mountain Valley season, Oratory looked like they might…

Benefit Ball Tickets Now On Sale

CLARK – Tickets for the Clark Benefit Fund’s 16th annual Benefit Ball are now on sale. The ball will be held at the Gran Centurions on Madison Hill Road, on Saturday, Feb. 7, from 7 p.m. until midnight. An elegant…

Online editions: Week of December 4, 2008

This week’s CMD Media newspapers are available online in PDF format. Dec. 4 Clark Patriot Dec. 4 Elizabeth News Record Dec. 4 Linden News Record Dec. 4 Rahway News Record Dec. 5 Atom Tabloid Print versions can be purchased at…

Middlesex County Freeholder Director Dies

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Freeholder Director David B. Crabiel died Monday after being rushed to Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center in New Brunswick from his Milltown home. Voters re-elected the 78-year-old freeholder to another three-year term as a member of…

Gang Member Sentenced To 45 Years For Killing

ELIZABETH – A member of the Mara Salvatrucha street gang was sentenced to a 45 year prison term for killing a man he thought had insulted him, according to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office. Juan Jose Castillo, 23, was convicted…

Trinh Earns Rookie Of The Year Award

  EWING—Felice Trinh, a graduate of Linden High School, was honored as the 2008 NJAC Women’s Tennis Rookie of the Year.    Trihn, teamed at second doubles with junior Stefanie Haar to go 5-0 in dual matches in her freshman…

Middlesex Athlete Named National Player of the Week

  Middlesex Athlete Named National Player of the Week—Angelina Dill of Matawan was named the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 17-23. The 5’10” forward posted a double-double in four games.…