Councilwoman Is Under Fire

ELIZABETH—A city councilwoman is under fire for refusing to salute the flag and making racist remarks that have been compared to inflammatory statements by the controversial Reverend Jeremiah Wright, who became an issue in the presidential campaign when he angrily…

Bogus Job Claims Exposed

ELIZABETH—While the administration of Mayor J. Christian Bollwage often boasts about economic initiatives that have garnered investment worth billions of dollars and millions in municipal revenue, the federal agency that monitors employment reports that no more city residents are working…

Stamp Prices Climb

The cost of mailing a letter went up a penny to 42 cents on Monday, the latest in what are expected to be annual price adjustments by the Postal Service. A new law regulating the post office makes it easier…

Vas Breaks Ground For Riverview Harbor Development

PERTH AMBOY – Mayor Joseph Vas, the Perth Amboy Redevelopment Agency and Victory Center, LLC held the groundbreaking ceremony of the Riverview Harbor development site on May 7. The project is situated at the intersection of Sheridan and Patterson Streets.…

Time Is Running Out To Register For Linden Day Camp

LINDEN – The registration deadline for the Linden Recreation Department’s summer day camp program is approaching. Parents can register their children online or in person before May 30. “We want all our children to have a place to be during…

Supporting Boxing In Linden

Supporting Boxing In Linden—Conoco Phillips Bayway Refinery recently made a donation to the Linden Boxing Association in support of the Diamond Glove State Championship Finals to be held in Linden Nov. 7. Pictured from left to right, Mary Phillips, Conoco…

St. John Students Sing

CLARK—Saint John the Apostle School in Clark recently presented its spring concert featuring Schola, the school choir, and members of the sixth, seventh and eighth grade general music classes, under the direction of Tom Pedas, music director at the school…

Rahway Plans Memorial Day Events

RAHWAY – The Rahway Veteran’s Central Committee has planned several events to honor the soldiers who gave their lives to defend America. On May 17, veterans of American Legion Post 5 will decorate the graves of deceased veterans at Hazelwood…