ELIZABETH—Union Resident Elizabeth Weishapl, who has devoted more than 37,000 volunteer hours to Trinitas Regional Medical Center for more than three decades, was recently named the chairman of the medical center’s auxiliary.
ANDOVER, Mass.—Andrew Hong of Edison has been named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy for the spring term. To be named to the honor roll, students must maintain at least a 5-point grade average on a 6-point scale.
MONROE—Middlesex County Public Health Department Director-Health Officer, David A. Papi indicated that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Monroe, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of Gravel Hill – Spotswood Road and Monroe Boulevard.
LINDEN – The Linden Public Library’s Summer Reading Club is in full swing and it’s not too late to join and share in the fun. Linden children can still sign up, read books and win prizes.
ELIZABETH—On Thursday July 16th, the Elizabeth Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting at The Donald Stewart Early Childhood Education Center School. On this night, the atmosphere felt more like a special occasion with a crowd made up of performers, as well as the usual parents and teachers.
SAYREVILLE—The borough council approved an 8.6 percent tax hike last week to balance the $50.5 million municipal budget. The average Sayreville homeowner will pay $1,532 in municipal taxes.
CALDWELL – Caldwell College recently named 351 students to the spring 2009 Dean’s list, according to Paul Douillard, Ph.D., Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs.
ELIZABETH – A Roselle man who worked for Union County as a crisis intervention counselor was arrested Friday and charged with sexually abusing four children, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
CAMDEN – A Rahway man admitted robbing a dozen banks throughout central New Jersey last summer during a court proceeding last week.
TRENTON – Continuing the state’s effort to combat mortgage-related fraud, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced today the filing of two new lawsuits charging a total of 10 individual and corporate defendants with selling bogus loan modification services to distressed homeowners.