Sayreville, New Jersey
borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Sayreville, New Jersey
|Borough of Sayreville|
|Incorporated||April 6, 1876 (as township)|
|Reincorporated||April 29, 1919 (as borough)|
|Named for||James R. Sayre Jr.|
|• Body||Borough Council|
|• Mayor||Kennedy O'Brien (R, term ends December 31, 2019)|
|• Administrator||Dan Frankel|
|• Municipal clerk||Theresa Farbaniec|
|• Total||18.704 sq mi (48.442 km2)|
|• Land||15.842 sq mi (41.030 km2)|
|• Water||2.862 sq mi (7.412 km2) 15.30%|
|• Rank||154th of 566 in state|
8th of 25 in county
|Elevation||10 ft (3 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Rank||47th of 566 in state|
9th of 25 in county
|• Density||2,695.7/sq mi (1,040.8/km2)|
|• Rank||233rd of 566 in state|
18th of 25 in county
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))|
|Area code(s)||908, 732 and 848|
|GNIS feature ID||0885386|
Notable people change
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Sayreville include:
- Barry T. Albin (born 1952), Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court.
- Jon Bon Jovi (born 1962), lead singer of the rock band Bon Jovi.
- Randy Corman (born 1960), Sayreville councilmember who served in the New Jersey Senate.
- Patrick Crosby (born 1985), professional indoor lacrosse player.
- Bob Dustal (born 1935), former pitcher for the Detroit Tigers.
- Greg Evigan (born 1953), actor who appeared in B.J. and the Bear and My Two Dads.
- Marilyn Ghigliotti (born 1961), actress who played the character Veronica Loughran in Kevin Smith's cult hit Clerks.
- Dulé Hill (born 1975), actor who has appeared in The West Wing and Psych.
- Tom Kelly (born 1950), former manager for the Minnesota Twins.
- Bill Loguidice (born 1972), video game collector, producer, and technology book author.
- Kevin Mulvey (born 1985), former pitcher for the Minnesota Twins and Arizona Diamondbacks.
- Eddie Popowski (1913–2001), coach and two-time interim manager of the Boston Red Sox.
- Lea Bayers Rapp (born 1946), writer of non-fiction and children's fiction.
- Rhonda Rompola (born 1960), coach of the Southern Methodist University women's basketball team since 1991.
- Dave Sabo (born 1964), rock guitarist who plays in the heavy metal band Skid Row.
- Mohamed Sanu (born 1989), wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals.
- James R. Sayre, Jr., and Peter Fisher, co-founders of Sayre and Fisher Brick Company in the 1850s, for which the town was named in 1876.
- Edward D. Thalmann (1945–2004), leading expert in diving medicine.
- John S. Wisniewski (born 1962), New Jersey General Assemblyman, Deputy Speaker since 2004.
- Victor J. Wolski (born 1962), federal judge.
- 2010 Census Gazetteer Files: New Jersey County Subdivisions, United States Census Bureau. Accessed May 21, 2015.
- US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
- 2017 New Jersey Mayors Directory, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. Accessed May 30, 2017.
- Administration Contacts, Borough of Sayreville. Accessed July 13, 2016.
- Clerk, Borough of Sayreville. Accessed July 13, 2016.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Borough of Sayreville, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed March 14, 2013.
- DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 for Sayreville borough, Middlesex County, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed March 1, 2012.
- Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2010 for Sayreville borough, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Accessed May 7, 2012.
- GCT-PH1 Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - State -- County Subdivision from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 26, 2012.
- Look Up a ZIP Code for Sayreville, NJ, United States Census Bureau. Accessed October 27, 2011.
- Zip Codes, State of New Jersey. Accessed August 29, 2013.
- Area Code Lookup - NPA NXX for Sayreville, NJ, Area-Codes.com. Accessed August 29, 2013.
- American FactFinder Archived 2008-05-21 at the Wayback Machine, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
- A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey Archived 2012-05-27 at Archive.today, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed July 4, 2012.
- US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
- Becker, Arielle Levin. "Graduated in Borough: Sayreville honors 5 in H.S. hall of fame", Home News Tribune, May 21, 2005. Accessed December 18, 2014. "After graduating from high school in 1970, inductee Barry T. Albin went on to earn a law degree, serving as an assistant prosecutor..."
- Goodnough, Abby. "In Brief: A Town Bids for Recognition By Renaming Highway Stops", The New York Times, October 15, 1995. Accessed May 8, 2012. "It used to be enough that the rock star Jon Bon Jovi hailed from Sayreville. Lately, though, the Middlesex County town is yearning for more recognition."
- King, Wayne. "Trenton Aims at Dinkins In Commuter-Tax Battle", The New York Times, December 18, 1992. Accessed May 8, 2012. "A New Jersey State Senator, Randy Corman, Republican of Sayreville, has introduced a bill he says will protect shoppers in New Jersey malls from being 'stalked' and 'spied upon.'"
- InLacrosseWeTrust. "Meet a NALL Player", InLacrosseWeTrust.com, November 4, 2012. Accessed April 3, 2014. "Originally from Sayreville, New Jersey I grew up playing ice hockey my entire life."
- "Bob Dustal", Baseball-Reference.com, Accessed October 24, 2014.
- Dencker, Martha. "Picking berries, making bricks: Memories of old-time Sayreville.", The Star-Ledger, April 15, 1999. "Among other indigenous pieces of Sayreville in the museum are memorabilia from two native sons: the rock star Jon Bon Jovi and actor Greg Evigan, who had leads in the television shows 'BJ and the Bear' and 'My Two Dads'."
- Beckerman, Jim. "It Was Slow Going at the Quick Stop: 'Clerks' Stars Kept Waiting", The Record (Bergen County), November 4, 1994. Accessed August 15, 2007. "A 20-year Sayreville resident, she plays Veronica, girlfriend of the hapless clerk Dante (O'Halloran).... A graduate of Sayreville High School and a friend of O'Halloran's for several years, Ghigliotti has acted opposite him in theater productions of Wait Until Dark and the off-off Broadway production Sabona."
- Granieri, Laurie. "Sayreville native Dule Hill gears up for show's new season", Home News Tribune, August 7, 2009. Accessed December 18, 2014. "The biggest challenge for me is not making Gus too nerdy or too cool. Because Gus is a nerd, says Hill, 34, who grew up in Sayreville and is a 1993 graduate of Sayreville War Memorial High School. "
- Staff. "Experts: Twins Will Play in 2002, But...", St. Paul Pioneer Press, December 27, 2001. Accessed October 24, 2014. "Former Twins manager Tom Kelly, who is from Sayreville, NJ, and attended St. Mary's High School in South Amboy, NJ, will be honored..."
- Slaughter, Sam. "Video-game nirvana: Sayreville man’s passion for gaming systems yields two books, film in the making" Archived 2011-07-19 at the Wayback Machine, North Brunswick Sentinel, November 25, 2010. Accessed February 15, 2011. "Loguidice, a graduate of Sayreville War Memorial High School, has since spent his life collecting and playing video games."
- Burkard, Tom. "Mulvey Promoted To Twins", The South Amboy – Sayreville Times, July 25, 2009. Accessed April 30, 2015. "On July 15th, Parlin’s Kevin Mulvey got the biggest call in his lifetime when he was promoted to the Minnesota Twins Major League Baseball Club."
- "Kevin Mulvey", Baseball-Reference.com. Accessed October 24, 2014.
- Staff. "Red Sox Shift Minor Pilots", The New York Times, December 13, 1947. Accessed February 15, 2011. "The signing of Eddie Popowski of Sayreville, NJ, as 1948 manager was announced today by the Lynn Red Sox of the Class B New England League."
- Olivio, Andrea. "Public invited to meet local authors at library" Archived 2013-01-24 at Archive.today, Old Bridge Suburban, April 7, 2005. Accessed February 15, 2011. "Expected to attend are Sayreville authors Daniel Gary Holderman, Lea Bayers Rapp and Helen Boehm, as well as South Amboy authors Jerry Smith, Chelle Martin, Flo Fitzpatrick, Jim Carney, George Francy and Tom Burkard."
- SMU Team Profile.
- Makin, Robert. "Kiss it Goodbye", Courier News (New Jersey), June 8, 2000. Accessed December 18, 2014. "Lifelong members of the Kiss Army, such as guitarist Dave 'Snake' Sabo of Sayreville and music writer Jeff Kitts of Scotch Plains..."
- Mohamed Sanu, WR for the Cincinnati Bengals, NFL.com. Accessed April 30, 2015. "Born: 8/22/1989 Sayreville, NJ"
- Cheslow, Jerry. "If You're Thinking of Living in Sayreville", The New York Times, August 16, 1992. Accessed April 30, 2015. "Named for James Sayre Jr. who, together with Peter Fisher, built the Sayre & Fisher Brick Works along the Raritan River in the 1850s, the Middlesex County borough remains primarily a blue collar community, although its white collar population has been growing recently, according to Mayor John B. McCormack."
- A Timeline of Sayreville History, Sayreville Historical Society. Accessed October 12, 2014.
- "Ed Thalmann, M.D., Assistant Medical Director at DAN, Dies". Divers Alert Network. July 26, 2004. Archived from the original on August 24, 2007. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
- Burkard, Tom (April 20, 2002). "Yearbook—Sayreville 1962" (PDF). The South Amboy – Sayreville Times. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
- Assembly Member John S. Wisniewski, Project Vote Smart. Accessed August 12, 2007.
- Acker, Michael (April 13, 2006). "Inductees include boro officials, judge, diver". The Suburban. Archived from the original on October 12, 2014. Retrieved October 12, 2014.