Linden Resident To Study In England

LINDEN — Linden resident Kier Thompson, a junior at Fairleigh Dickinson University, is spending the fall 2011 semester studying at Wroxton College, FDU’s overseas campus in Oxfordshire, England. At FDU, he is enrolled in the theater undergraduate program.

Virginia Earthquake Felt In NJ

STATE — The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an earthquake took place at 1:51 p.m. this afternoon in Virginia, 41 miles from Richmond and 83 miles from Washington, D.C. The 5.9 quake caused shaking that could be felt in New Jersey.

Family Day Fun

PERTH AMBOY —The city’s celebrated its third annual Family Day event on Saturday, Aug. 20, The free event was open to all city residents.