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.…

Winstead Honored For Scholastic Achievement

Winstead Honored For Scholastic Achievement—Cheyenne Winstead, a sixth grade student at Rahway Middle School, was awarded first team, Little Scholar, through Pop Warner for the second year in a row. She was awarded this honor in Florida at the Coranado…

Durkin Named Student Of The Month

CLARK – Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Student-of-the-Month for June is senior Katelyn Durkin. Durkin was previously selected by Katrina Anderson-Dobbins as the Distinguished Student in the Field of Academics in English in February and was selected by the administration…

Remembering the Past: South Amboy Sports Memories

by Diane Norek Harrison SOUTH AMBOY-“CROSS RIVER CASEYS TO GIVE FIGHT TO HOLY CROSS TEAM” On Jan. 5, 1925, The South Amboy Knights of Columbus basketball team went into action at St Mary’s gym against the South Amboy Holy Cross…

Outgoing Mayor Proposes Ethics Reform Package

PERTH AMBOY—Mayor Joseph Vas and Councilman David Szilagyi unveiled a pay-to-play and ethics reform package at last week’s city council meeting. The package includes an ordinance to prohibit so-called “pay to play” campaign donations by developers and city contract seekers…