UNION COUNTY—For the past year, Henry Gilbert had a front row seat watching the replacement of the Division Avenue bridge on the Summit-New Providence border.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—The Berkeley Heights Lions Club recently sponsored a hospital-wide ice cream social at Runnells Specialized Hospital of Union County.
Beginning Aug. 21 and running through Sept. 7, a total of 236 local and county law enforcement agencies, as well as the New Jersey State Police, will be cracking down on drivers operating their vehicles and motorcycles while intoxicated.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Middle school students throughout Union County may learn about sustainability this fall by building their own wind turbines and cooking with solar energy. The hands-on activities took place during a “Green Boot Camp” for middle school teachers. The camp was developed through a partnership between Honeywell and Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, to help middle school teachers learn about the latest green education tools.
UNION – Kean University held commencement ceremonies for its graduate and undergraduate students in May. Among the degree recipients were more than 600 students who graduated with honors, the largest group in the university’s history to graduate with distinction.
LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Honors List for Franklin & Marshall College’s spring 2009 semester:
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—The following local residents have been named to the Dean’s list at Hofstra University:
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.
ELIZABETH – The Union County Clerk has warned owners of commercial and residential property in the county to beware of people who offer to sell them a certified copy of the deed to their property. Some of these companies are targeting non-English-speaking homeowners.
GETTYSBURG, Pa.—Several local students have been placed on the Deans’ Honor List at Gettysburg College for outstanding academic achievement in the spring 2009 semester.