Five Contenders Vie For Spot On Ballot

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Five contenders have emerged to replace South Amboy Mayor Jack O’Leary on November’s ballot for a seat in the state Assembly representing the 19th District. Democrats will choose a candidate at a special convention on Sept. 2.

Clark Police Blotter

Aug. 17 at 4:58 p.m. – Det. Alex Yanes arrested Angelo Farrugia, 49, at his Sweet Briar Drive home on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently released after posting bail.

Schwarick Named To City Council

SOUTH AMBOY – A retired Secret Service agent will be sworn in to replace Third Ward Councilman John O’Connell at next month’s city council meeting, according to Mayor John O’Leary, who is also the chairperson of the South Amboy Regular Democratic Organization.

Varela Named To Perth Amboy School Board

PERTH AMBOY – Israel Varela has been appointed to the Perth Amboy Board of Education to replace long-time member Raymond Geneske. Varela mounted an unsuccessful campaign for a seat on the school board this April and had previously been a…