Springfield

Local Residents Earn Degrees

NEW YORK, N.Y.—Four local residents graduated from the LIM – The College for the Business of Fashion at the college’s 70th annual commencement on May 22. [smartads] They are: • Julie Roderick of Colonia, who graduated with a Bachelor of…

Hands-On Green Learning In Store For Union County Students

SCOTCH PLAINS – Middle school students throughout Union County may learn about sustainability this fall by building their own wind turbines and cooking with solar energy. The hands-on activities took place during a “Green Boot Camp” for middle school teachers. The camp was developed through a partnership between Honeywell and Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, to help middle school teachers learn about the latest green education tools.

Kean Students Graduate With Honors

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.

Fords Woman Named Bank Branch Sales Manager

SPRINGFIELD – Investors Savings Bank has appointed Laura Kaplan-Grimshaw to the position of assistant vice president and branch sales manager. Kaplan-Grimshaw, who has a broad background in banking, financial services and insurance, will manage Investors’ branch at 173 Mountain Avenue in Springfield.