ELIZABETH—Police arrested a relative a Phillip Ruddy, who allegedly assisted in the Rahway man’s escape from Union County Jail earlier this summer, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced last week.
LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Honors List for Franklin & Marshall College’s spring 2009 semester:
UNION COUNTY—For Frank Budney, it was the sighting of an Indigo Bunting, a reclusive bird know for its secretive habits.
SCOTCH PLAINS— Union Catholic High School Principal Sister Percylee Hart joined school administrators, project engineers and student representatives for a ground-breaking ceremony at the site of a new, synthetic surface turf field and track facility last week.
CRANFORD—Looking for some good summer reading at bargain prices?
The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite you to visit their used book sale in the Friendly Book Cellar at the Cranford Public Library, on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
EDISON—A new program at Middlesex County College, called “Electronics for Green Jobs,” graduated eight people at a ceremony in July. The program, which began in May, trained them in electronics in this new, rapidly expanding field.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Clare Gallagher, daughter of Mary and Rich Gallagher of Cranford, received a B.A. in history from Williams College at the college’s 220th Commencement exercises on Sunday, June 7.
NEWARK – Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer (D-Essex) will lead more than 100 bicycle riders through a cross-state tour on Sunday to highlight the need for a state law that would provide cyclists with heightened safety on New Jersey’s roadways.
RAHWAY – Sts. Mary/Mark Parish, Rahway, will celebrate a “Week of Mary” beginning with the anticipated Mass for the Feast of the Assumption at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, and concluding on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the 8 a.m. liturgy in honor of the Queenship of Mary.
TRENTON – The leader a Newark-based narcotics ring that distributed millions of dollars a year in illegal prescription painkillers such as Oxycontin pleaded guilty Friday, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.