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.
ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Gregory Gerold of Edison, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2009 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Gerold is a graduate of John P Stevens High School in Edison and is enrolled in the university’s School of Engineering & Applied Science.
NEWARK – Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer (D-Essex) will lead more than 100 bicycle riders through a cross-state tour on Sunday to highlight the need for a state law that would provide cyclists with heightened safety on New Jersey’s roadways.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The 200 Club of Middlesex County recently awarded scholarships to 137 college students at a ceremony at Middlesex County College.
EAST BRUNSWICK—New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program (NJCEP) recently launched a refrigerator/freezer recycling program at an event that showcased the first refrigerator rolling down the conveyor belt at a new de-manufacturing facility in East Brunswick.
EDISON—High school juniors have the opportunity to take a free, full-length practice SAT test at the Edison Public Library on Aug. 11 at 9:30 a.m. The test will be proctored by Huntington Learning Center staff members.
TRENTON – Last week, Assembly Speaker Joseph J. Roberts Jr. moved to suspend the salary and benefits of three Assembly members facing corruption charges.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Last week, a grand jury indicted three Rahway men who were allegedly involved in a street-racing crash in Woodbridge that critically injured an Edison man last March, authorities said.
EDISON – The Edison Valley Playhouse is casting for a November production of “The House of Blue Leaves” by John Guare. Auditions will be held on Sunday, Aug. 16, from 1-5 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 17, from 7:30-10 p.m.