Pee Wee All-Stars

Pee Wee All-Stars—Clark Girls Softball Pee Wee division (second and third grades) concluded their season with an All Star game on Wednesday, June 11. Players from Wytech, Diverse Development, Choice Signs, Bonaccorso Landscaping, Porcelli Electric, Joseph David Roofing and J&E…

History Comes Alive

History Comes Alive—The Arrest of Governor William Franklin was reenacted at the Proprietary House on Sunday, June 22. In the photo is the narrator, Chief Justice Smythe (Anton J. Massopust), Governor Franklin (Kurt Epps) and Col. Heard (Anthony Sataloro). Photo…

Bicycle Jamboree

Bicycle Jamboree—Linden children line up for the Long Distance Race at the Linden Recreation sponsored Bicycle Jamboree. Park Counselor Leon Devero readies a competitor.

“Get Smart” – Mission Unaccomplished – 2 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Would you believe yet another TV sitcom reprised to feature length proportions? Yep, this week’s updated throwback is “Get Smart,” the 1960s small screen spoof of everything spies which featured the quick-clipped jibes of…

Corzine’s E-Mail Fiasco: A Profound Lack Of Judgment?

By Michael M. Shapiro Governor Corzine’s refusal to release e-mails exchanged with Carla Katz, head of the CWA, despite a Court Order to do so, is troubling. The Governor is claiming executive privilege and, although he continues to fight the…

Great Beds Lighthouse & Other Perth Amboy Memories

by Diane Norek Harrison PERTH AMBOY—Some businesses that were in Perth Amboy in 1943 included Cher Radio, Dolly Dress Shop, Fine’s Dress Shop, Label Youth Center, Lady Fair Salon, Linoleum and Carpet Factory outlet, Miller’s Beauty Shop, and Olstowski Studio…

Revised Linden Budget Nears Approval

LINDEN – City Council members approved a slightly revised $92.4 million 2008 budget last week, a month after rejecting a proposed $92.6 million budget. It would increase taxes by $277.55 for the average city homeowner. The latest budget, which passed…

Police Make Arrests In Rahway Home Burglary

RAHWAY – Police arrested three men Friday who were charged with burglarizing a Midwood Drive home. Twenty-seven year-old Fords resident Brian Jenkins was arrested after he jumped from the home’s second floor landing, Lt. Joseph Simonetti said, while members of…