New Jersey To Receive $3.7 Million In Emergency Energy Assistance

STATE—Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt announced last week that New Jersey will be given $3,723,658 in emergency energy assistance. The funds from the federal government’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will provide states, territories,…

Crabiel Touts County Services, Points To Fiscal Prudence In Annual Speech

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—In 2008, Middlesex County enhanced its outstanding portfolio of programs and services while tightening its belt to meet the economic challenges facing the nation, said Freeholder Director David R. Crabiel in his 2008 State of the County Address on…

Presidential Candidate To Meet New Jersey Voters

RAHWAY—Chuck Baldwin, the Constitution Party candidate for president, will travel to Rahway on Sept. 26 to meet with voters face-to-face.  Baldwin’s free meet-and-greet event will be held at the Fireside Restaurant, 455 St. Georges Avenue, from 7-10 p.m. Fresh off…

Hanratty Works To Build Football Tradition

By Jim Whelan Governor Livingston coach Terry Hanratty is working to build a football tradition at the Union County school.  A proven winner, Hanratty knows what it takes. The 2008 campaign brings a lot of question marks and some uncertainty,…

Woodbridge Captures State Recognition As “New Jersey Healthy Town”

By Mayor John McCormac I am proud to report that Woodbridge has received a prestigious, statewide honor from the New Jersey League of Municipalities and the statewide Mayors’ Wellness Committee as a “New Jersey Healthy Town.”  The award – we…

Attorney General: No Plea Bargains For Teen Drivers

  Attorney General Anne Millgram   TRENTON – Attorney General Anne Milgram directed municipal prosecutors not to offer or accept plea bargains to teen drivers with Graduated Drivers’ Licenses for motor vehicle violations that carry points. The directive is aimed at…

Construction Under Way On New Linden Library

 LINDEN – The Union County Improvement Authority broke ground yesterday on a significant new addition to Union County’s information infrastructure, the new Linden Library on East Henry Street.  The $7.6 million project was financed through the Improvement Authority.    “On…