After a challenged election, a refused appeal, and a long wait, voting is underway in the “do-over” election for one of Old Bridge’s nine Township Council seats.
Rob Bengivenga, a five-term councilman from South Plainfield, defeated Perth Amboy Republican Chair Sharon Hubberman by a vote of 191-79 to become the next MCRO Chairman.
A few Franklin Township residents remain committed to trying to preserve a heavily wooded parcel of value to their local neighborhood that now is the proposed construction site for a new library branch.
Middlesex County Republican Organization Chairwoman Lucille Panos says she will likely step down from her position and not seek re-election at this year’s party re-organization meeting.
Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen landed another government job at a local public agency earlier last year, after the Franklin Township Sewerage Authority (FTSA) board hired him to positions that pay Danielsen an additional $87,327 per year in salary.
With no sign of COVID-19 relief funds reaching New Jersey’s undocumented, tax-paying workers for over a year since the pandemic began last March, a coalition of Latino organizations are stepping up pressure on the state government to provide aid.
On February 18, the Middlesex County Commissioners approved a resolution that will allow “Sunoco Pipeline LP” to relocate an oil pipeline to an area along the edge of a county-owned golf course.