Morgan’s Past

by Diane Norek Harrison SAYREVILLE-In 2007, I received an email from Morgan resident Frances Drake asking me if I had any past information on the Morgan section of Sayreville. She was writing a paper for a class at Rutgers University.…

“Ghost Town” – A Haunting Comedy – 3 popcorns

  by Michael S. Goldberger, film critic The effervescent reincarnation of a romantic comedy sub-genre that’s been haunting silver screens ever since “Topper” (1937), David Koepp’s “Ghost Town” does its spectral predecessors proud. You know the deal. A cynic can…

Don’t Fuel The Fire: Fire The Arsonists

By Jeff M. Wilson Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson along with Federal Reserve Board Chariman Ben Bernanke offered to solve all of the current Wall Street credit problems. Their solution, Congress remits to them a blank check payable for $700 Billion.…

Rahway Paralegal Admits Roll In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

NEWARK – A paralegal for a New Jersey attorney who conducted real estate closings in connection with a fraudulent scheme involving NJ Affordable Homes, Corp. (NJAH), a purported real estate investment company, pleaded guilty Tuesday to falsifying loan documents which…

Act Now To Protect New Jersey Families

by Arthur Londensky Unprotected high-rise buildings in New Jersey pose serious risks of loss of life, injury and economic strain for thousands of New Jersey residents and firefighters. Recently, the Department of Community Affairs passed on proposed high-rise fire sprinkler…

Elizabeth Memories: Elmora Avenue In The 1950s

  by Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-Here are some great memories from Elizabeth resident Barbara Bebert Evers:  “Dear Diane, Here are a few of my memories of growing up on Elmora Avenue. The avenue has changed a lot since the 1950s.…

Unsolved Murders Get Attention

ELIZABETH—There is a serious gang problem in Elizabeth and Mayor J. Christian Bollwage is ignoring it, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow. Romankow leveled the accusation at a news conference announcing that his office will take control of all…

County Grant Boosts Push To Revitalize Edison Tower

EDISON—The continued efforts to revitalize the Edison Memorial Tower received a boost via a $375,000 grant from Middlesex County. “We’re grateful to the Middlesex County Freeholders for standing with us in our commitment to revitalizing this jewel in our community,”…

Author Plans Homecoming For U.S. Book Debut

RAHWAY – Rahway native Tricia Dower will return to the town she grew up in for the U.S. launch of her book, “Silent Girl.” Dower will take part in a book reading in the Union County Performing Arts Center annex…