South Amboy Honors War Hero

by Diane Norek Harrison SOUTH AMBOY—South Amboy held a tribute on March 17 for Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Sebban, who died in Iraq two years ago on this date. Sebban’s family was escorted into the park by members of the…

Bringing Home Help For Seniors

By John S. Wisniewski It’s not easy being a homeowner these days. The economic crisis is hitting everyone hard. Rising property taxes, home maintenance fees and the ever skyrocketing cost of living are putting many New Jersey families at financial…

Stern Recognized For Academic Achievement

CLARK – Senior Danielle Stern has been named Arthur L. Johnson High School’s student of the month for March. Ranked sixth in her class, Stern is a member of both the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society.…

Former Perth Amboy Mayor Dies

PERTH AMBOY – Former Perth Amboy Mayor and state Assemblyman George Otlowski died Monday at Raritan Bay Medical Center. He was 97. The lifelong Democrat presided over Perth Amboy from 1976 to 1990. Otlowski won his first elected office in…

Firefighters Plan Cancer Research Fundraiser

WOODBRIDGE—Woodbridge Township Firefighters Association IAFF Local 290 is planning a charity event this weekend in conjunction with St. Baldrick’s to raise money for childhood cancer research and show solidarity with young cancer patients. The firefighters got involved in this cause…