Young People Are Becoming More Involved In Politics

By Assemblyman Joseph Vas On the heels of an election that saw more young people vote than ever before, it has become apparent that people are taking an interest in politics and government at a younger age. In these tough…

Local Leaders Offer An Approach To The Foreclosure Crisis

PERTH AMBOY – On Thursday, Nov. 6, Assemblyman Joseph Vas, Faith Fellowship and the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development (PRAHD) announced a partnership for foreclosure prevention and asset preservation counseling in the 19th Legislative District. The parties signed a…

Young Man Goes The "Extra Mile" To Return Lost Wallet

Recently I attended an early evening meeting in downtown Perth Amboy where I unknowingly dropped my wallet. Semmon Rodriguez brought new meaning to the term Good Samaritan when he found it, and returned it to me at my house. The…

Rahway Students Learn About Fire Safety

Rahway Students Learn About Fire Safety—The Rahway Fire Department recently visited the five kindergarten classes at Franklin School in Rahway. After watching a video presented by Sparky the Fire Dog on fire safety, the kindergartners went outside to get a…

South Amboy And Hopelawn Memories

by Diane Norek Harrison Here are some great memories from Priscilla Szabo Jenkins: “Dear Diane, your articles always bring some old memory back-good job! I am enclosing a few more of my own. I grew up in the Hopelawn section…

Sayreville Native Stars In Hallmark Channel Film

SAYREVILLE—Sayreville native Greg Evigan, well known for his starring roles on “My Two Dads” and “BJ and the Bear,” has his next starring role in the Nov. 8 Hallmark Channel original movie “Mail Order Bride.” The movie features “Melrose Place”…

Democrats Post Strong Showing In Union County Races

UNION COUNTY – In most parts of Union County, local Democrats were able to take advantage of President-elect Barack Obama’s momentum to win easy victories. Rahway Democrats swept all six city council seats on the ballot Tuesday, giving the party…

Middlesex Democrats Carry Election Night

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Democrats carried the night on Election Day in Middlesex County. Freeholder Director David B Crabiel of Milltown led his party’s ticket to victory in the freeholder races. The Democrats easily defeated their GOP challengers. Millie Scott, a…