STATE –Last week, 18 New Jersey municipalities learned that they would receive $26.8 million in federal stimulus money from the Justice Department’s Community Oriented Policing Services program.
ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The following local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2009 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. They are enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences.
WOODBRIDGE-Here are some wonderful memories from Martha Storey Webb: “Diane, I was born in Woodbridge and wrote these memories for my own pleasure and someone thought you might like a copy. This was a poor time for us but a close time. Not many of us left. Thank you for your interesting articles. Enjoy!”
CARTERET—At a Council Meeting held on July 23, Mayor Daniel Reiman administered the oath of office to three new recruits to Carteret’s Police Department.
EDISON—A new program at Middlesex County College, called “Electronics for Green Jobs,” graduated eight people at a ceremony in July. The program, which began in May, trained them in electronics in this new, rapidly expanding field.
METUCHEN – Campbell Elementary School Principal Robert Gugliara is winding down a 29-year career in the Metuchen school district as he prepares to officially retire Oct. 1.
ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Gregory Gerold of Edison, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2009 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Gerold is a graduate of John P Stevens High School in Edison and is enrolled in the university’s School of Engineering & Applied Science.
NEWARK – Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer (D-Essex) will lead more than 100 bicycle riders through a cross-state tour on Sunday to highlight the need for a state law that would provide cyclists with heightened safety on New Jersey’s roadways.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The 200 Club of Middlesex County recently awarded scholarships to 137 college students at a ceremony at Middlesex County College.
EAST BRUNSWICK—New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program (NJCEP) recently launched a refrigerator/freezer recycling program at an event that showcased the first refrigerator rolling down the conveyor belt at a new de-manufacturing facility in East Brunswick.