Fascinated by a graceful eagle that soared lazily over Perth Amboy in 1823, 17-year old Solomon Andrews realized “with a shock” that he KNEW how to fly! It took him forty years to prove it, but in 1863 this New Jerseyan made history’s first “controlled flight.”
ANDOVER, Mass.—Andrew Hong of Edison has been named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy for the spring term. To be named to the honor roll, students must maintain at least a 5-point grade average on a 6-point scale.
MONROE—Middlesex County Public Health Department Director-Health Officer, David A. Papi indicated that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Monroe, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of Gravel Hill – Spotswood Road and Monroe Boulevard.
SAYREVILLE—The borough council approved an 8.6 percent tax hike last week to balance the $50.5 million municipal budget. The average Sayreville homeowner will pay $1,532 in municipal taxes.
CALDWELL – Caldwell College recently named 351 students to the spring 2009 Dean’s list, according to Paul Douillard, Ph.D., Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs.
CAMDEN – A Rahway man admitted robbing a dozen banks throughout central New Jersey last summer during a court proceeding last week.
TRENTON – Continuing the state’s effort to combat mortgage-related fraud, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced today the filing of two new lawsuits charging a total of 10 individual and corporate defendants with selling bogus loan modification services to distressed homeowners.
GETTYSBURG, Pa.—Debra Ann Bodofsky of Edison graduated magna cum from Gettysburg College on May 17. She received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish
NEW BRUNSWICK—In a recent ceremony at the New Jersey Dental Association’s (NJDA) 139th Annual Convention in Atlantic City, Richard B. Kahn, DDS, was sworn in as the organization’s president-elect for the 2009-2010 year.
PERTH AMBOY—The official grand-opening of Perth Amboy’s “Welcome Center” and “Ferry Slip Museum” will be held on Saturday, July 18, at 11 a.m. at the Ferry Slip, located on Front Street (foot of Smith Street.)