LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Dean’s List for Franklin & Marshall College’s spring 2009 semester:
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission are continuing the Historic Marker Project. The Freeholders’ initiative gifts historic markers to local historic sites and communities throughout Middlesex County.
PERTH AMBOY – An appeals court upheld a jury verdict that determined that a Perth Amboy police officer of Mexican descent was the victim of workplace discrimination last week. The appellate court also upheld the trial court’s decision to reduce a $1.9 million jury award to $300,000.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department will offer an adult co-ed volleyball league this fall.
STATE—This August, communities all over the country are taking a stand and fighting back against crime.
EDISON – In a rare show of unity, the normally contentious Edison council joined together to call on Mayor Jun Choi to reinstate six firefighters who were laid off this month to help balance the budget.
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.
by Diane Norek Harrison
SOUTH AMBOY-On Aug. 4, 1962, South Amboy Junior Olympics were held under the supervision of James Inman and under the sponsorship of the City’s Recreation Committee.
TRENTON—The state Senate has confirmed Metuchen resident Douglas A. Wheeler as the new director of the Division of Insurance.
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.