UNION COUNTY—For Frank Budney, it was the sighting of an Indigo Bunting, a reclusive bird know for its secretive habits.
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.
CRANFORD—Looking for some good summer reading at bargain prices?
The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite you to visit their used book sale in the Friendly Book Cellar at the Cranford Public Library, on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS— Union Catholic High School Principal Sister Percylee Hart joined school administrators, project engineers and student representatives for a ground-breaking ceremony at the site of a new, synthetic surface turf field and track facility last week.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Clare Gallagher, daughter of Mary and Rich Gallagher of Cranford, received a B.A. in history from Williams College at the college’s 220th Commencement exercises on Sunday, June 7.
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.