Cammarano, Manley Win In Metuchen

METUCHEN — Democrate Peter Cammarano and Republican Justin Manley won seats on Metuchen’s Borough Council. Cammarano was the top vote getter, with 3,869. Manley finished second with 3.424. Democrat Tim Dacey finished third with 3,336

Sayreville Splits Council Seats

SAYREVILLE — Republican Kenneth P. Kelly Sr. and Democrat Lisa Buchanan Eicher won council seats. Kelly received 7,625 votes and Eicher won 7,456. Democrat Jorge “George” Gonzalez came in third with 7,422 and Republican Ron Green finished fourth with 7,229.

Noble Wins South Amboy Race

SOUTH AMBOY — Democrat Mark Noble defeated Republican David Longenhagen 598-298 to win in South Amboy’s Second Ward. Democrats Russell Stillwagon and John O’Connell were unchallenged in the First and Third wards, respectively.

Turnout Heavy In Historic Election

STATE – The 2008 election is guaranteed to be one for the history books. After the polls close, we’ll find out if America elected the first African-American President or the first female Vice President in the nation’s history. But if…

River Cleanup

River Cleanup—On Saturday, Oct. 11, twenty students from Rahway High School’s Social Action Club joined volunteers from the Boy Scouts of America and the Rahway River Association as they participated in the annual Fall Cleanup of Milton Lake Park in…

NJCU Honors 2008 Women’s Bowling Team

JERSEY CITY—New Jersey City University honored its most successful team in the history of NCAA team sports—the 2007-08 Gothic Knight women’s bowling team—at a banquet on Oct. 22 at NJCU’s Gilligan Student Union Building. The 2008 team advanced to the…

Emerald Society Honorees

Emerald Society Honorees—Jack Casey (left) and Jay Rice (right) of the Union County Emerald Society present plaques to Ann J. Ferguson of Linden and Bobby Jeans of Kenilworth honoring them as Irishwoman and Irishman of the Year at the organization’s…

The Knee Surgery Decision

by Dan Felix, CFT A study published in a September 2008 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine showed that arthroscopic surgery doesn’t provide any significant benefit for moderate to severe arthritis of the knee. Arthroscopic surgery uses two…