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.
TRENTON—The state Senate has confirmed Metuchen resident Douglas A. Wheeler as the new director of the Division of Insurance.
ELIZABETH—On Wednesday, July 8, a consortium of non-profits, AmeriCorps Summer of Service volunteer members, and youth from the Elizabeth area were joined by volunteers from Yonkers, N.Y, for a day of community service along the Elizabeth River.
NORTH BRUNSWICK—Middlesex County Public Health Department Director-Health Officer, David A. Papi has indicated that a skunk tested positive for rabies in North Brunswick, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of Sherman Road and Route 130.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—The following local residents have been named to the Dean’s list at Hofstra University:
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University held its 43rd commencement on May 16 and 17 for the graduates of the Class of 2009.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—The following local students earned Dean’s List honors at Saint Joseph’s University for the spring 2009 semester:
SAYREVILLE—In response to a request from the public, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the period of time open for community input on the proposal to add the Raritan Bay Slag site to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL).
PLAINFIELD—One out of five adults in New Jersey has difficulty reading, writing or communicating in English. All it takes is one hour a week to make a difference in the life of an adult who wants to learn.
MEDFORD, Mass. – Cathryn Title of Springfield was one of more than 2,900 students who graduated from Tufts University on May 17.