Thoughts On The VP Search

By Michael M. Shapiro During the past few weeks, both John McCain and Barack Obama have begun speaking with possible candidates for the vice presidency. They are presumably looking at a variety of factors as well as a background dossier…

Remembering the Past: Railroad Past

by Diane Norek Harrison PERTH AMBOY-This is taken from “Historical Highlights of the Central Railroad Company of New Jersey and its Veterans Employees Association” which was given to me by reader Jerry Celecki: NEW YORK & LONG BRANCH RAILROAD- The…

Bollwage Appointee Indicted

ELIZABETH — A federal grand jury has indicted a construction contractor who was appointed by Mayor J. Christian Bollwage to the city parking authority. Raymond Vella, 32, of Elizabeth, was charged with five counts of mail fraud, one count of…

Proposed Bill Would Help Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

TRENTON – Legislation Assembly members Neil M. Cohen, Gary S. Schaer, Bonnie Watson Coleman, L. Grace Spencer, and L. Harvey Smith sponsored to extend foreclosure protection to thousands of New Jersey families caught-up in the recent mortgage market upheaval was…

Offshore Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal Proposed

STATE – A joint venture between a New York company and a Canadian energy firm could bring a $550 million liquefied natural gas terminal 15 miles off the Jersey shore, with a pipeline running to an on-shore facility in Linden.…

Construction Started On Public Safety Center Project

EDISON—Mayor Jun Choi, along with public safety officials and members of the business community, dug shovels into the ground last week to break ground for a new public safety center. Construction has officially started on the Edison Public Safety Center…

Rahway PAL Celebrates Memorial Day

RAHWAY—On Saturday, May 24, Rahway PAL hosted its annual Memorial Day picnic for players, and their families and friends. The day was filled with good food and lots of fun and activities. Our guests were treated to a 65-foot obstacle…

Soehl Science Stars

Soehl Science Stars—Linden Soehl Middle School students Adedayo Kolawole and Shira NesSmith were chosen to attend the Douglas Science Institute for a summer program. There are only 50 young women through out the state of New Jersey that are afforded…