Mayor To Host Celebration Dinner

RAHWAY – Mayor James Kennedy will host a dinner to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the City of Rahway on Friday, June 20 at 7 p.m. The dinner will be held in the Hall of St. Thomas the Apostle Church,…

Congratulations Class of 2008!

Congratulations Class of 2008!—Middlesex County College held its 41st commencement ceremony May 22, as 1,071 graduates received their degrees or certificates. The graduates and approximately 3,500 family and friends heard from Middlesex County Freeholder Director David Crabiel, Freeholder Ronald Rios,…

"Redbelt" Holds Up Well — 3 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Whether “Redbelt” is an intellectual look at martial arts or a martial arts film written and directed by an intellectual, leave it to Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet to be the brains behind this…

Remembering the Past: More Morgan History

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.…

A Warning To Those Who Exercise Eminent Domain Powers

By Michael M. Shapiro Earlier this month, a three-judge panel upheld a decision awarding $18 million to the Halper family, former owners of a farm in Piscataway, which was taken by the township through eminent domain. The Halpers had argued…

Police Step Up Seat Belt Law Enforcement

UNION COUNTY—Law enforcement officers from the Union County Police Department will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and their passengers as part of the National “Click It or Ticket Campaign”. Beginning May 19 and running through June 1, county police…

Clark Announces Seventh Annual Memorial Day Parade

CLARK—The township will be hosting their seventh annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 26. The parade kick-off time will be promptly at 9:30 a.m. and will be followed by the traditional Memorial Day Services in front of Arthur L.…

Youth Police Academy Returns For Seventh Year

RAHWAY—The Rahway Police Department will hold their seventh annual Youth Police Academy next month. The academy is a free one week program for young adults ages 11 – 15, which is designed to increase awareness of law enforcement and our…