SCOTCH PLAINS—In a 30-year career as a federal probation officer working with drug and alcohol addicts, Charles Herman of Scotch Plains learned to measure success by the small changes he observed in his individual cases.
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.
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.
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.
SCOTCH PLAINS – A diet lower in carbohydrates and higher in healthy fats can help you lose weight. Find out how at a special Chef of the Month program on Aug. 13 at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in Scotch Plains.
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.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Learn to make your own yogurt by attending a special program at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center.
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.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Three dozen world language students from Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2009 National Spanish Examination.
PISCATAWAY—Seven Union County high school graduates have each been awarded $1,000 scholarships for academic excellence and community service.