LINDEN – A 62-year-old Roselle man was the victim of a mugging on July 21, authorities said.
ELIZABETH—On Wednesday, July 8, a consortium of non-profits, AmeriCorps Summer of Service volunteer members, and youth from the Elizabeth area were joined by volunteers from Yonkers, N.Y, for a day of community service along the Elizabeth River.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—The following local residents have been named to the Dean’s list at Hofstra University:
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University held its 43rd commencement on May 16 and 17 for the graduates of the Class of 2009.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—The following local students earned Dean’s List honors at Saint Joseph’s University for the spring 2009 semester:
MEDFORD, Mass. – Cathryn Title of Springfield was one of more than 2,900 students who graduated from Tufts University on May 17.
PLAINFIELD—One out of five adults in New Jersey has difficulty reading, writing or communicating in English. All it takes is one hour a week to make a difference in the life of an adult who wants to learn.
LINDEN—Recently, The Bayway Complex Community Advisory Panel, an organization of local community and industry representatives, awarded $1,000 scholarships to several high school students.
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.