EDISON-Irina Grishkevich of Edison was recently awarded the Middlesex County College Alumni Association 2009 scholarship.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army Reserve Pvt. Raul F. Calero Jr. has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Cecilia Gamboa of Bayonne and Raul Calero of Elizabeth.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Recruit Corey W. Weeks, son of Dawn M. Weeks of Carteret and Teddy Humphrey of Jersey City, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
SCRANTON, Pa.—The Ricardo L. Vagueiro of Clark was among the 856 University of Scranton graduates who received bachelor’s and associate’s degrees at its undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 31, 2009, at Wachovia Arena.
RAHWAY– The Rahway Center Partnership will host the Four Paws Pet Fair in downtown Rahway on Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the YMCA parking lot on Irving Street.
WOODBRIDGE—Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ-7) and Woodbridge Township Mayor John McCormac announced Monday that the House of Representatives will soon pass legislation that includes Lance’s request for $500,000 to upgrade the Woodbridge Police Department’s communications capabilities.
ELIZABETH – An inmate has been charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly stabbed a corrections officer with a sharpened pencil at Union County Jail last week, officials said.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A NASA astronaut who is originally from Edison plans to use the internet to stay in touch with people on the ground during his next mission.
LINDEN – Police arrested a city man last week for allegedly attempting to rob a drug store with a hose-nozzle that employees thought was a gun.
ELIZABETH – One of two Union County corrections officers who was under indictment for allegedly assaulting an inmate last year went back to work last week after agreeing to act as a witness against the other officer.