SCOTCH PLAINS – A diet lower in carbohydrates and higher in healthy fats can help you lose weight. Find out how at a special Chef of the Month program on Aug. 13 at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in Scotch Plains.
EDISON – Officials participated in a groundbreaking ceremony last week for Edison Towne Square, a retail complex being built on the former Ford Motors plant site.
RAHWAY—Troy Eastman is the winner of this year’s Rahway PAL Scholarship, officials announced recently.
CHICAGO, Ill. — DePaul University student Pete Schirripa of Metuchen has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2009 spring quarter.
STATE—Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) continue to fall year-over-year in the Garden State through May, according to just-released federal government data, which show a 25 million mile decrease – or less than 1% – for the month when compared to May 2008.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—Jason Zeizel of Colonia has been named to the spring semester provost’s list at Hofstra University. Zeizel is currently studying biology at Hofstra.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Middlesex County Clerk’s Office, along with the Woodbridge Township Municipal Clerk’s Office, will be accepting applications for U.S. Passports in the Council Meeting Room (First Floor), Woodbridge Municipal Building, located at 1 Main Street.
CARTERET—Artwork from professional and non-professional Middlesex County artists over age 60, who participated in the county Department on Aging Senior Art Contest, are currently on display at the Carteret Senior Center, 100 Cooke Avenue, in Carteret.
CRANFORD—Teens—want to have a good laugh? Learn fun new games and techniques? Or just have a good time?
BOSTON, Mass. – Two Colonia residents were named to the dean’s list at Boston University.