LINDEN – Linden began implementing furloughs last month in an effort to stay within the city’s budget.
ELIZABETH—Police arrested a relative a Phillip Ruddy, who allegedly assisted in the Rahway man’s escape from Union County Jail earlier this summer, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced last week.
LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Honors List for Franklin & Marshall College’s spring 2009 semester:
ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The following local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2009 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. They are enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences.
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.
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.
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.
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.