EDISON – The state Commissioner of Education trimmed $934,946 from Edison’s proposed $175.7 million school tax levy which was rejected by an overwhelming majority of voters in April.
SAVANNAH, Ga.—Three local students were named to the dean’s list at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga., for winter quarter 2008.
SOUTH AMBOY—South Amboy’s Second Asst. Fire Chief Jamie Norek, a member of Protection Engine Co., and Fire Chief Larry Martin, a member of Mechanicsville Hose Co., were sworn in on July 1 by South Amboy Mayor John T. O’Leary.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) will host a meeting to discuss the formation of a Community Advisory Group (CAG) for the Woodbrook Road Dump Superfund Site in South Plainfield.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Harry K. Petersen, son of Debra L. Emerson of Metuchen and Kirk S. Petersen of Maplewood, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Five Middlesex County high school graduates have each been awarded $1,000 scholarships for academic excellence and community service.
EAST MEADOW, N.Y.—Navy Lt. John W. Kovalsky, son of Linda S. and John A. Kovalsky of Fords, recently reported for duty at Navy Recruiting District New York, East Meadow, N. Y.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn., has announced the Dean’s List for the spring semester. To receive this honor, a student must achieve a 3.6 grade average, based on a 4.0 scale.
I was very sadden to read about the closing of St. Mary’s Grammar School in 2007.
“The school was brand new when I attended the third through sixth grades and the nuns were so proud of their new building. The school opened in 1958.
EDISON – The Edison Senior Center will offer a free four-week program designed to help individuals take control of their diabetes through utilizing a commonsense approach.