WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. high school student team competing in the 41st International Chemistry Olympiad won one gold and three silver medals at the event held July 18-26 in Cambridge, England. The students, from Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey and New York, competed against more than 250 students from 65 countries.
SAYREVILLE – Patrons of Sayreville’s strip clubs can continue to bring their own beer, at least for now.
UNION COUNTY – Despite the troubled economy, the Union County Freeholders are planning a $1.49 million renovation of a 127-year-old barn in the Watchung Reservation, with the county picking up nearly three-quarters of the tab.
WESTFIELD—Two of Union County 4-H’s most popular youth clubs—Archery and Living History—are seeking adult volunteer advisors.
CLIFTON—Sheleata Jones of Perth Amboy received a Licensed Practical Nurse diploma at the 2009 Dover Business College Commencement Ceremony, held Saturday, July 18.
LINDEN – Police responding to a reported burglary at a Dill Avenue home last week arrested two suspects.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Margaret McGuire, a sophomore in American University’s College of Arts & Sciences, was named to the spring 2009 dean’s list.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Middlesex County students entering 5th through 8th grades are invited to attend a summer day program at the county’s extension office called “Eco-Adventures at the EARTH Center”.
RAHWAY—Rahway has been alive with the sound of music thanks to some of the city’s talented young performers.
SPRINGFIELD – Investors Savings Bank has appointed Laura Kaplan-Grimshaw to the position of assistant vice president and branch sales manager. Kaplan-Grimshaw, who has a broad background in banking, financial services and insurance, will manage Investors’ branch at 173 Mountain Avenue in Springfield.