Remembering the Past: A Mixture Of Facts From Past South Amboy

by Diane Norek Harrison SOUTH AMBOY—Here is another “cleaning out my folders” column from my own research: The Long Ferry at the foot of High Street in Perth Amboy that went from South Amboy to Perth Amboy started in 1684.…

Online editions: Week of Sept. 18, 2008

This week’s CMD Media newspapers are available online in PDF format. Sept. 18 Clark Patriot Sept. 18 Elizabeth News Record Sept. 18 Linden News Record Sept. 18 Rahway News Record Sept. 19 Atom Tabloid Print versions can be purchased at…

Bush To Attend NJ Fundraiser

STATE—President George W. Bush plans attend a Colts Neck fundraiser on Monday Sept 22 for Republican Congressional candidates, state Sen. Leonard Lance (R-Hunterdon) and Medford Mayor Chris Myers. The visit has given Democrats a chance to again link their rivals…

$47 Million Waiting for 156,000 New Jersey Residents

NEWARK—Unless an estimated 156,000 eligible New Jerseyans file “short form” IRS tax returns before Oct. 15, up to $47 million in economic stimulus payments will go unclaimed in the Garden State. AARP New Jersey and U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.)…

New Jersey Residents Say Leave the Drinking Age at 21

STATE—Lowering the drinking age to 18 is not a popular idea among New Jersey residents. According to a recent survey conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind and co-sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), just 18 percent…