BOSTON, Mass. – Boston University awarded academic degrees to 1,445 students in January.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Andrew K. Powers, a 2004 graduate of Metuchen High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School’s 18th annual Black History Month assembly was a highly energetic compilation of musical traditions to attribute to African-American civil rights pioneers, singers and inventors.
MIDDLESESX COUNTY—The Middlesex County Housing Continuum of Care Committee (MCHC3) is seeking applicants for 2010 Continuum of Care funds for homeless programs through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
ELIZABETH—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerry Melvin, a 1999 graduate of Elizabeth High School, recently participated in Operation Unified Response as part of the Bataan Amphibious Relief Mission.
LA PLUME, Pa. – Junior Ken Gregory (Pittstown) recorded five RBI including a grand slam as #10 Kean University defeated #22 Keystone College, 7-6, Sunday afternoon in the Cougars first official road game of the season.
NEWBURGH, N.Y. – Senior Chelsea Davis (Livingston) scored six goals and had an assist to lead the Kean University women’s lacrosse team to a 17-6 win over Mount Saint Mary College in the Skyline Conference opener for both team on Sunday afternoon.
UNION – Junior Andy Hilton (Rochester, N.Y.) scored the winning goal with just over seven minutes remaining in the fourth period to give the College at Brockport a 7-6 win over Kean in men’s lacrosse action Saturday afternoon at Kean Alumni Stadium.
ELIZABETH — A politically inspired educator is waging an aggressive campaign to upset the longtime teachers’ union president, who she accuses of being too close to the school board.
LINDEN—The Linden Retired Men’s Club held a St. Patrick’s Day Party for members and their guests on Tuesday, March 16 at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center in Linden.
EDISON—Due to the recent severe storms and unusually warm weather, the Middlesex County Department of Parks and Recreation has been forced to end the ice skating season at the popular Roosevelt Park Family Ice Rink in Edison. The original closing date was March 28.
TRENTON – A Union County insurance agency employee was sentenced today for diverting approximately $20,000 worth of life insurance proceeds to himself, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division of Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
PERTH AMBOY – Nine candidates have filed to run for three seats on Perth Amboy’s City Council in the May 11 nonpartisan election.