Should Zoffinger Consider Stepping Down?

By: Michael M. Shapiro During his tenure as the president and CEO of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA), George Zoffinger streamlined operations, eliminating waste, fraud and abuse. As former chairman of the New Brunswick Development Corporation, he…

Remembering the Past: Rahway In The 50s and 60s

by Diane Norek Harrison RAHWAY-I received an email of memories from a Rahway reader named Ed: “Hello Diane, I never lived any place but Rahway. I remember a lot from the early 1950s and beyond. Marty Haines delivered milk from…

Union County Embarks On Energy Master Plan

ELIZABETH– The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced last week that the county has initiated a comprehensive energy master plan. The goal of the master plan is to achieve increased efficiency, conservation, and use of alternative energy sources in…

Reiman Receives VFW Award

CARTERET–Last month, Mayor Daniel Reiman was honored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander-in-Chief George Lisicki, who presented him with the organization’s Gold Medal of Merit. The medal is the highest award that can be bestowed on any individual by the…

Diaz Era Begins In Perth Amboy

PERTH AMBOY – Mayor Wilda Diaz took the oath of office Tuesday afternoon at Perth Amboy High School as family members, friends and supporters looked on. Diaz, who defeated Joseph Vas in the May 13 non-partisan mayoral election by 1,200…

Elizabeth HS Grad Signs With Red Sox

ELIZABETH – Elizabeth High School graduate Roberto Ramos signed a contract to play baseball in the Boston Red Sox organization last weekend. The shortstop will be assigned to the Gulf Coast (Fla.) Red Sox in the rookie level Gulf Coast…

Colonia High School Fire Under Investigation

COLONIA – Investigators were still trying to determine the cause of a weekend fire at Colonia High School on Monday. The fire was reported around 8 p.m. on Sunday and was confined to a room where the school’s generator, electrical…