LEXINGTON, Va.—Gregory S. Lum of Linden, a rising sophomore at the Virginia Military Institute, was recently named to the Deans’ List for the second semester of academic year 2008-2009.
HIGHLAND PARK—Did you ever wonder why children of all ages are so engaged by, and play so masterfully at video games?
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services recently sponsored a Wiffle Ball Tournament through its Playground Program.
ELIZABETH—Two Elizabeth men were found guilty of a home invasion that left one victim wounded, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced last week.
PERTH AMBOY—Did you ever want to experience being a soldier from the Revolutionary War or talk to a gentile Victorian lady?
CARTERET – The Carteret Public Library is taking registration for an 8-week basic computer class that begins on Friday, Aug. 7. Registration is required.
CLARK—Local residents Orion Stubbs of Kenilworth, Emily Norwine of Cranford, Raquel Mendez of Clark, Julianne Hodgkins of Cranford and Shannen Jones of Garwood are among the cast members in the Summer Stage Theater production of Little Shop of Horrors.
WOODBRIDGE – The Shannon Rose Irish Pub recently opened its doors at St. Georges Crossing in Woodbridge. The new establishment represents the second location for the authentic Irish restaurant/pub; the original eatery is located in Clifton.
ROSELLE—Sensei Alfred Huger and Shihon Jonas Nunez Jr., a two-time World Kickboxing Champion, strike a sparring pose at the Roselle Jams Urban Enterprise Zone Summer Concert Series on July 10.
LINDEN—The General Pulaski Memorial Parade Committee of St. Theresa’s of Linden named Slawek Niemynski as its contingent marshal for 2009.