New car purchase stalls in Old Bridge Old Bridge Vehicles were slated to join township fleet By Jennifer micale Staff Writer OLD BRIDGE — Some additions to the township’s car fleet will take a little longer to get rolling. Last week, the Township Council tabled a set of resolutions authorizing the purchase of three vehicles …

Apostle Church craft show der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> Diana Sarcone, 3, of Manalapan, enjoys a treat at the St. Thomas the Apostle Church craft show in Old Bridge on Saturday. JERRY WOLKOWITZ

Council could approve open space panel tonight By Jennifer micale Staff Writer SAYREVILLE — The debate over how to provide open space may end today with an ordinance establishing an open space committee. The future organization has been a subject of debate since January, when Borough Council President Mary Novak called for its creation. If …

Twp. to research use of water wells by city By Jennifer micale Staff Writer OLD BRIDGE — Last week some elected officials expressed their continuing concern with a watershed located within the township, but owned by another municipality. On March 6 the Township Council passed a resolution for research on the impact of an agreement …

Temple to participate in ‘Shabbat’ program Temple Ohav Shalom, Bordentown Avenue, Parlin section of Sayreville, will take part in "Shabbat Across America and Canada" beginning at 6:30 p.m. on March 31. The temple will be one of approximately 750 synagogues across the continent that will simultaneously open their doors for the event. Participants will experience …

GOP picks three candidates for O.B. Township Council OLD BRIDGE — It is now up to the Township Council to decide which of three local Republicans will serve on the governing body. Last Wednesday, the Old Bridge Republican Party selected Joan Crane, Anthony Cutrone and Richard Greene as candidates to fill the late Councilman Peter …

Old Bridge radio problems fixed; contract approved by council OLD BRIDGE — While there may be the occasional dead spot, problems with the township’s emergency radio system have been solved. Last week, the Township Council passed a resolution authorizing the acceptance of a contract with Motorola, and a final payment of $402,695.31. Motorola began installing …

Borough Council passes budget on first reading SAYREVILLE — Last week, the Borough Council introduced its first budget for the new millennium. At $35.3 million, the spending plan would raise the tax rate by 6 cents, to 59 cents per $100 of assessed real estate. If passed, the owner of a home assessed at $135,000 …

Township shelves bus shelters for time being By Jennifer micale Staff Writer OLD BRIDGE — In the future, advertisements may light the night for the township’s bus riders. How close that future is, however, is yet uncertain. Last week, the Township Council tabled a contract with Culver Amherst LLC for a bus shelter development and …

O.B. to pursue litigation over channels Cable firm wants to move them farther down the lineup O n Monday, Old Bridge Township Council members weren’t willing to negotiate behind closed doors. Instead, they are willing to take their grievances to a court of law. Early this year, council members approved an ordinance renewing the cable …