WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Sam Blum, son of Deborah Blum of Westfield, received a B.A. in psychology from Williams College at the College’s 221st Commencement exercises on Sunday, June 6.
TEANECK — Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus has released the names of New Jersey students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Spring 2010 Semester.
RAHWAY — Members of project R.E.A.D.Y. (Recruitable, Employable, Academically Developed Youths) has been working hard at Rahway High School this summer to prepare the school for its Sept. 7 opening.
CLARK — Children enjoyed an evening of everything bubbly last night at the Clark Public Library. Part of the library’s summer reading program, “Bubble Trouble” presented by Jeff Boyer Productions entertained the youngsters while explaining some of the science of bubble making.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Craig Adams of Woodbridge has been named to the Spring 2010 Provost’s list at Hofstra University.
GREAT LAKES, Ill. — Navy Seaman Sabrina M. Lynn, daughter of Donna M. Perry of Colonia, and Ed J. Lynn, Jr of Brooklyn, N. Y., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
NEWARK – The Somerset Patriots defeated the Newark Bears 10-3 on Thursday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
LAKEWOOD – After scoring just nine runs in their last four games, all losses, the BlueClaws offense finally awakened Thursday night as Lakewood pounded the Charleston RiverDogs 10-1.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Rider University celebrated its 145th Commencement with more than 1,500 undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees awarded.
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced that Maryland insurance broker Francis X. Gartland, two of his companies, and a second broker from Summit, N.J., were indicted today on charges that they conspired to steal more than $2.5 million from the Perth Amboy Board of Education by submitting fraudulent bills.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of a 19-year-old Elizabeth man who was killed earlier this morning, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced this afternoon.
ELIZABETH — A lawyer was charged with stealing more than $65,000 from his attorney trust account earlier today, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced. The trust account funds were from the proceeds of a house sale in Rahway that occurred in 2008.
SUMMIT — Two teenagers have been charged with manslaughter following the death of a 47-year-old Summit man, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow and Summit Police Chief Robert C. Lucid.