SCOTCH PLAINS—The family of Dr. Uma Viswanathan, a Scotch Plains pediatrician, has chosen to remember her life and work through a donation to the Trinitas Health Foundation that creates the Dr. Uma Viswanathan Memorial Endowment.
TOMS RIVER—Army National Guard 1st Lt. Michael L. Sojka is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to the Iraqi Theater of Operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
ELIZABETH – A 54-year-old Union County woman died of complications related to swine flu last week, authorities announced.
WESTFIELD—For animal lovers in search of a child-friendly way to share their enthusiasm for pets, the Union County 4-H is offering volunteers an opportunity to lead its First Grade and Third Grade Pet Clubs.
NEWARK—Army National Guard Spec. Jerry J. Woolfolk has returned to the 154th Quartermaster Company, based in Newark, after being deployed to an overseas forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
POUGHEEPSIE, N.Y.—The following students were named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the spring 2009 semester.
ELIZABETH—Celebrating the launch of new ¼ lb. Angus Beef Burgers, Quick Chek, sent its Burger Brigade off to Jersey Gardens Mall on Friday, July 17, offering shoppers the opportunity to share their “beef” in exchange for a coupon to try a complimentary burger.
ELIZABETH – The county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, is currently accepting applications to its Home Health Aide Training program that will be held from Oct. 12 through Nov. 11.
LINDEN – Young baseball players recently took part in the Golden Falcon Baseball Camp sponsored by Linden’s Department of Public Property and Community Services.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y.—Amanda Casares of Rahway was named to the Dean’s List for her outstanding academic achievement for the spring 2009 semester at Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University, State University of New York.