WORCESTER, Mass. — Theresa Renna of Clark, a freshman majoring in biology and biotechnology, was named to Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the spring 2011 semester.
PLAINFIELD/SCOTCH PLAINS — On Saturday, May 21, Homefirst Interfaith Housing & Family Services held its second annual Spring Planting Celebration at the organization’s community gardens in Scotch Plains and Plainfield.
GREAT LAKES, Ill. — Navy Seaman Daniel J. Cahillane, a 2004 graduate of Saint Joseph High School, Edison, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
LINDEN – In 1991, United Way of Greater Union County formed a partnership with Linden High School to form Youth for United Way, whose mission, through service-learning, offered students a unique opportunity to involve themselves with community service projects.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Efforts to adapt tobacco cessation efforts to the unique needs of South Asians living in the United States may receive a boost from what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind study.
CLARK — The Saint John the Apostle School Choir, in Clark, recently received a “superior” rating and came in first place in the Music in the Parks Festival held in Bethlehem, Pa.
WEST TRENTON – A Tornado Watch is in effect for all but extreme southern New Jersey from now until 8 p.m. tonight. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the potential for severe weather conditions statewide, along with the National Weather Service.
TRENTON – Democrats are criticizing Gov. Chris Christie for using a State Police helicopter to travel to his son’s baseball game and to return to meet with political donors.
WEST TRENTON — The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the National Weather Service, is monitoring an excessive heat warning today. Temperatures and heat indexes are expected to reach the low to mid-90s in parts of central and southern New Jersey.