U.S. Team Wins Gold, Silver Medals At International Chemistry Olympiad

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. high school student team competing in the 41st International Chemistry Olympiad won one gold and three silver medals at the event held July 18-26 in Cambridge, England. The students, from Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey and New York, competed against more than 250 students from 65 countries.

Middlesex County Sisters Take Part In Radio Disney Celebration

WESTFIELD—Sisters Maura and Mikela Shields, of Fords joined Verizon Wireless Store Manager Robert Ehmann and area residents for a live Radio Disney remote at the company’s Communications Store on North Avenue in Westfield on Saturday, July 11.

Union County Clerk’s Office Warns Of Property Deed Scam

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.

Crisis Hotline Hires New Operations Director

WESTFIELD—Lee McDermott Schaefer of Westfield has joined CONTACT We Care, New Jersey’s 24-hour crisis hotline, as the new part-time operations director. She will be managing the agency’s administrative office and assist with fundraising.

Victors Of The “Battle At Spanktown”

RAHWAY – The Colonia All-Stars defeated the Westfield Blue Devils to win the 9U bracket championship at the third annual “Battle at Spanktown” Little League Baseball tournament conducted by the Rahway Police Athletic League. The tournament got underway on June…