WILLIMASBURG, Va.—The following local residents were recently named to the Dean’s List at the College of William and Mary for the fall 2009 semester:
RAHWAY—During the month of January, fourth grade classes at Roosevelt Elementary School in Rahway have been studying the five regions of the United States. They have been working in groups to complete a project on one of the five regions.
Last week’s news was dominated by the pomp and ceremony of Governor Chris Christie’s inauguration.
Less noticed was the flurry of activity by former Governor Jon Corzine in his final days in office.
Jan. 18 at 9:26 p.m. – Officer Marty Venezio investigated a report of a motor vehicle theft, which occurred at 76 Central Avenue.
LINDEN—Soehl Middle School recently held an academic team competition. The contest was open to sixth, seventh, and eighth graders.
CLARK – The Gran Centurions Scholarship Committee is sponsoring a brunch on Sunday, March 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets cost $16 for adults and $10 for children age 10 and younger.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps, whose mission is “to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature” at the 7,000 acres of Open Space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will honor Arthur L. Johnson High School’s 2010 Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars at its meeting tonight.
WESTFIELD – The Center for Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Auxiliary is sponsoring a night at the theater on Friday, March 12 at 8 p.m. See “Dial M for Murder” by Frederick Knott, presented by the Westfield Community Players at 1000 North Avenue West. Tickets are $25.
MARTINSVILLE—Bill Reichle, a resident of Linden and boys’ varsity swimming head coach at the Pingry School in Martinsville, has received a national honor.
SOUTH AMBOY—Tom Reilly of South Amboy just completed his first semester at Rutgers University Piscataway/New Brunswick with a 4.0 GPA and was named to the dean’s list.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would let taxpayers claim deduction on their 2009 returns for donations made to Haiti earthquake relief efforts.
UNION COUNTY – County police will soon be linked with 10 other local law enforcement agencies through the New Jersey Data Exchange Program.