PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerry Melvin, a 1999 graduate of Elizabeth High School, along with more than 2,500 sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BATARG), Norfolk, Va., and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), Camp Lejeune, N. C., are currently deployed to support Maritime Security Operations, provide crisis response capability, and increase theater security cooperation and forward Naval presence in the Fifth and Sixth Fleet areas of operation.
LINDEN – The Linden Department of Public Property & Community Services recently held a foul-shooting contest.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn., has announced the Dean’s List for the spring semester. To receive this honor, a student must achieve a 3.6 grade average, based on a 4.0 scale.
WORCESTER, Mass.—Allison M. Clancy of Westfield received a degree from Clark University on Sunday, May 17. She graduated earning a Bachelor of Arts.
HAMDEN, Conn.—Christina T. Azoia of Clark graduated from Quinnipiac University on May 10 with a master’s of health science/physician assistant.
COLUMBIA, S.C.—Army Pvt. Jihad M. Husain, a 2007 graduate of Rahway High School, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
YORK, Pa. – Three local students have been named to the York College of Pennsylvania Dean’s List for the spring 2009 semester.
WALTHAM, Mass. – Two Union County students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Bentley University.
ELIZABETH—Colombian art, music, literature, poetry and dance will enrich the library experience for Elizabeth Public Library patrons and guests as the Elizabeth Colombian Lions Club present, Semana Cultural 20 de Julio: A Commemoration of Colombia’s Independence Day.
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Seven New Jersey teens will gain a comprehensive perspective on leadership, teamwork and problem-solving at Civil Air Patrol’s Cadet Officer School, one of the top professional development opportunities available to youth. The 10-day course will be held at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 13-23.