MADISON — Drew University has named the following students to its Dean’s List for the Fall 2011 semester:
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Raymond Torres, son of Lillian I. and Ramon L. Torres of Carteret, fellow Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New Orleans celebrated Black History Month with a celebration hosted by the ship’s diversity committee.
MARTINSVILLE—Ten Pingry seniors are finalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program, in its 57th year of honoring students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies.
PISCATAWAY– Piscataway NJ podiatrist Dr. Peter Wishnie will be giving away free podiatric care in an effort to help the community in these difficult economic times.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman Craig L. Scott graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The familiar opening lyrics to Woody Guthrie’s 1945 folk classic, “This Land Is Your Land,” should be taken literally when talking about our public lands. This land IS your land – and my land, too. We hold it in public trust for future generations. Unfortunately, in these tough economic times, the desire to divert open space to other uses is becoming all too common.
PERTH AMBOY – All of the children that were injured in the morning’s school bus crash have been released to their parents, according to Acting Chief of Police Benjamin Ruiz.
SOUTH AMBOY — Foundation work has begun for construction of The Venetian Care & Rehabilitation Center, a state-of-art facility in South Amboy which will combine the best of modern design and technology with an old-world feel.
WATCHUNG — Two students from Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung have been named winners at the Annual DuCret School of Art High School Students Art Show.