Police Release Sketch Of Church Robber

RAHWAY – Police have released a composite sketch of a man who is wanted for robbing two Linden women of their purses as they were leaving St. Mark’s Church last week. Detective Lt. Joseph Simonetti said that officers were sent…

North Elizabeth Baseball League Opens Season

by Jim Whelan ELIZABETH—The rain held up and the sun came out for the start of North Elizabeth Youth Baseball League’s 41st season on April 12. Teams, coaches, parents, and friends participated in the annual opening day parade starting at…

Reiman Honored By Labor Union

CARTERET—The Middlesex County AFL-CIO Council presented Mayor Daniel J. Reiman with the 2008 Hubert H. Humphrey “Friend of Labor” Award at the council’s 25th annual awards and scholarship brunch on April 27. Every year since 1983, the Middlesex County Central…

Elizabeth Celebrates Earth Day With Citywide Cleanup

ELIZABETH – More than 400 volunteers from city, county and private organizations and institutions participated in the fifth annual Elizabeth city-wide cleanup event last week. The Earth Day event kicked off outside the City Hall, where participants registered and joined…

Reining In Out-of-Control Spending

By Michael M. Shapiro As New Jersey copes with its increasing budget woes, perhaps the Legislature should consider several measures that would help reduce out-of-control spending: unannounced audits and the elimination or transformation of pension credit for part-time government work.…

“Forgetting Sarah Marshall” — 3 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Director Nicholas Stoller hilariously reminds that if you turn heartbreak on its ear just so, you can show it for the folly that it is. Not that it seems at all possible to Peter…

Businesses Around Woodbridge In 1953 And More

by Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE-Does anyone have memories or past information on the semi pro football teams-The Hopelawn Greyhounds or the Woodbridge Golden Bears from the 1930s and 1940s? Were there any other pro football teams in the area? I…