Local Communities Plan Independence Day Celebrations

MIDDLESEX COUNTY— Local communities throughout Middlesex County are planning concerts, festivals and fireworks displays to celebrate Independence Day. Sayreville will celebrate on Saturday, June 28, with a festival and fireworks at Kennedy Park, 820 Washington Road. The festival will run…

Celebrate Independence Day In Linden

LINDEN – The city will host several fun and free events this holiday weekend at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade on North Wood Avenue across from Linden City Hall. On Friday, July 4 at 7 p.m., enjoy the sounds of…

Linden High School Seniors Earn Diplomas

LINDEN – On Friday, June 20, Linden High School held commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2008. Linden High School seniors Ainsly Berngan, Carol Benaderet, Leslie Carcamo, and Rachel Cordena all are ready for graduation. Photo by Christine Hudak, Linden…

Elmora Youth League Troopers Win Cup

ELIZABETH—For the first time since 2000, the Elmora Youth League won the city’s annual Mayor’s Cup Tournament. Each year, all star teams from the city’s three youth baseball organizations – the Elmora Youth League, North Elizabeth League and Elizabethport League—play…

Little League Champs

Little League Champs – The RKV Electric team won the Eight Year Old Division Championship of the Clark Little League. Players pictured are: (front row, from left) Ryan Palmer, Joey McIntyre, Matt Hall; (middle row) Tommy Bowen, Patrick Quigley, Chris…

Carteret Announces 2008 Summer Food Program

CARTERET—Mayor Daniel J. Reiman and the Carteret Board of Health announced last week that the borough will be a participating sponsor in the U.S.D.A.’s Summer Food Service Program for 2008. The service represents the latest addition to a number of…

Let’s Talk About Energy

By Michael M. Shapiro As gas prices continue to skyrocket, the “solution” touted by some candidates is a “gas tax holiday,” a proposal to eliminate the federal gas tax for a few months, saving the average driver approximately 25 dollars.…