EDISON – Six Edison firefighters remain out of work following a Superior Court judge’s decision to delay ruling on a request for an injunction to prevent their layoff. Mayor Jun Choi cut six positions from the township fire department to help close an $8.4 million gap in the municipal budget.
WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge AARP Chapter 3869 presented a $500 scholarship to Caitlin Early last month.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four county parks.
MADISON—The number of New Jersey drivers who admit to sending text messages while driving increased by 40% this past year.
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.
LINDEN — Diana Braisted, principal of Joseph E. Soehl Middle School, has been promoted to become Superintendent of Schools Rocco Tomazic’s top deputy.
CRANFORD—For over 25 years, Community Actors Student Theatre (C.A.S.T.) has held its summer programs at the David Brearley High School in Kenilworth. So when board member/producer/director Karyn Mack of the community-based program for students heard that the Kenilworth school was not available this summer, a moment of panic ensued.
PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross has revised and improved our Babysitter’s Training course with input from youth in the community. The course is fun and fast-paced with hands-on activities, exciting video, role-plays and lively discussions.
LINDEN—Linden’s series of free Concerts and Movies in the Park will continue at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Avenue, in August and September.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Julio S. Meneses, son of Sandra T. Lituma and Julio G. Meneses of Elizabeth, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.