BOSTON, Mass.—Catherine Perez, a resident of Metuchen, recently received a master’s degree in physical therapy from the Simmons College School of Health Sciences.
EDISON—New York Giants professional educators and coaches, as well as former New York Giants players Keith Elias, Billy Taylor and Carl Nelson, taught children ages 6 to 14 how to run, throw, catch, defend, form block, form tackle and explode out of stance with proper techniques and improved speed at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison from July 27 to July 31.
TRENTON—The state Senate has confirmed Metuchen resident Douglas A. Wheeler as the new director of the Division of Insurance.
NORTH BRUNSWICK—Middlesex County Public Health Department Director-Health Officer, David A. Papi has indicated that a skunk tested positive for rabies in North Brunswick, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of Sherman Road and Route 130.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—The following local residents have been named to the Dean’s list at Hofstra University:
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—The following local students earned Dean’s List honors at Saint Joseph’s University for the spring 2009 semester:
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University held its 43rd commencement on May 16 and 17 for the graduates of the Class of 2009.
SAYREVILLE—In response to a request from the public, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the period of time open for community input on the proposal to add the Raritan Bay Slag site to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL).
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Applications are now being accepted for fall positions with the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps, whose mission is to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature at the 7,000 acres of Open Space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
COLONIA – This summer, Springwood Swim Club has come to be known as “Colonia’s Best Kept Secret.” Although the nine-acre property is certainly not small enough to be overlooked, most Colonia residents will tell you they had never heard of it until this summer.