PERTH AMBOY-A Woodbridge reader wrote after my July 17 column where I had mention of “Gugies” (American Smelting and Refining):
EDISON—Felician College will offer three baccalaureate degree completion programs on the Middlesex County College campus in Edison beginning in January 2010.
HIGHLAND PARK—Middlesex County completed a total reconstruction of its 90-acre Donaldson Park. The $6.1 million project was completed in three phases and included reconstruction of two Little League baseball fields, five softball fields, a baseball field and the tennis courts.
MONROE—A raccoon found in the vicinity of North Disbrow Road and Butcher Road in Monroe tested positive for rabies, Middlesex County Public Health Department Director-Health Officer David A. Papi announced Thursday.
COLONIA – On Oct. 28, the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a 123rd anniversary celebration for the Statue of Liberty.
MONROE– PSEG recently awarded the Monroe Township Youth Soccer league a $300 grant in support of the volunteer efforts of one of its employees. The energy company gave the grant to the Monroe Township nonprofit on behalf of Wendy Dix, a clerk with PSE&G who assists with the team’s fundraising efforts. The money was used for team apparel.
EDISON – Flu vaccination clinics to be held at Menlo Park Mall have been cancelled due to a national shortage of seasonal flu vaccinations, organizers said.
CARTERET—The borough will receive $485,000 in NJDOT Municipal Aid funds for Phase II of Herman Avenue improvements, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman announced Wednesday.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Rutgers University has an atheist chaplain. Barry Klassel, an avowed atheist, is the state university’s first humanist chaplain and one of only four on a college campus in the entire country. [smartads] “Secular humanists don’t look to gods or…
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Jaquay Little graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Little, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.