STATE — A pair of area men were arrested in Suffolk County, New York, for transporting 17 pounds of uncut, nearly ninety percent pure heroin.
WOODBRIDGE – Bodyscapes 2009, a collective exhibition of life drawings produced by the members of the Barron Life Drawing Group who meet weekly to study the human figure, will be on display at the Barron Arts Center.
CARTERET—Following a pledge made during the State of the Borough Address given in February, Mayor Daniel Reiman and the Carteret Borough Council passed a resolution last week, authorizing the establishment of an incremental payment program for delinquent property taxes.
SOUTH AMBOY – The former Main Street Bridge was officially renamed Veterans Memorial Bridge during a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week.
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.