METUCHEN — This year’s Metuchen Junebug ArtFest will include two contests for artists.
CHERRY HILL – This year 247 girls from the Girl Scouts of Central & Southern NJ recently earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, the second highest award a girl can earn in Girl Scouting.
EDISON — The Upsilon Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, recently inducted 91 new members at Middlesex County College.
Jennifer O’Neill of Metuchen High School was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
MIDDLSEX COUNTY – Perth Amboy will have three new City Council members. Voters elected board of education president Ken Gonzalez, former volunteer fire chief William Petrick and former school board member Joel Pabon from a field of eight in yesterday’s non-partisan municipal elections.
PLAINSBORO — A Boy Scout troop administrator and retired Edison school teacher has been arrested on charges of viewing and possessing child pornography, authorities said yesterday.
PERTH AMBOY – An exhibition of student artwork is on display through June 19 at the Perth Amboy Gallery Center for the Arts, a non-profit art center.
WOODBRIDGE — The township is offering free rabies inoculations for Woodbridge dogs and cats at the Animal Control Rabies Clinic scheduled for May 17 and 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Woodbridge Health Center, 2 George Frederick Plaza (adjacent to the Main Library and Woodbridge High School).
EDISON — During the spring semester, students in the Middlesex County College Biology program conducted research in the labs of Rider University. The course, “Research in Biology” allows students to work with research scientists at other institutions on a project.
EDISON – Linda Kouril and Yolanda Reyes, Upper School Spanish teachers at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, have announced that students in grades 7 through 12 have earned national recognition for excellent performance on the 2010 National Spanish Exam.