EDISON — The largest class in Middlesex County College history – 1415 students – graduated Thursday, May 20 at the 43rd annual Commencement exercises witnessed by more than 3500 guests under sunny skies on the college green.
OLD BRIDGE — Construction of a cap for the Global Landfill in Old Bridge is under way to provide final containment of a Superfund site that has been an environmental concern in the area for many years, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced Thursday.
WOODBRIDGE – To encourage parents and teens to take a pledge to eliminate distractions from their cars, Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company is sponsoring a Family Driving Challenge.
AVENEL – Local government officials will celebrate Avenel Day 2010 with Avenel residents and neighbors on Saturday, May 22. The day’s events include a parade, festival and a picnic at Mayor Frank G. Pelzman Memorial Park in Avenel.
WOODBRIDGE – Township officials, area veterans and families of military personnel serving overseas will honor Woodbridge-area troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan at the annual “Support Our Troops” rally on Wednesday, May 26.
EDISON — Edison residents are invited to attend a free educational seminar, focusing on the physical and psychological adjustments both patient and family will encounter as a result of a stroke, on Wednesday, June 2 at 11:30 a.m. at the Edison Senior Citizen Center, 2963 Woodbridge Avenue
Musical Theatre • May 21 at 7 p.m.; May 22 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.; May 23 at 3 p.m. – The Forum Theatre Arts Center, 314 Main St., Metuchen, will present “Grease” performed by the theatre’s Stars on Stage.
EDISON — Incorporating technology into the 21st century classroom, seventh graders in Sofia Tamayo’s Spanish class at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison presented Spanish stories to Aurea Hernández-Webster’s second grade Spanish class on May 20.
JERSEY CITY– At its Sixth Annual Dinner and Awards Night at Puccini’s Restaurant in Jersey City, the Rotary Club of Jersey City-Daybreak recognized Jean Quinn, vice president of corporate communications at The Provident Bank, with a Community Service Award.
Julianne Byun of J.P. Stevens High School (Edison) was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.