CLARK — Lauren Sauer, a sophomore at Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark, took first place on Friday, April 27, in Kean University’s 75th Annual Poetry Elocution Contest.
TRENTON — Today, Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks recognized the academic achievements of more than 800 students who received support through the state’s Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), including 53 students from Middlesex County.
RAHWAY — “The gala was the bee’s knees,” said Christine Kline, Rose Ball Gets Jazzed Chairman, “and the event netted over $100,000 for RWJ Rahway.” The event recognized the long-time dedication, commitment and philanthropic support to RWJ Rahway by Larry Naldi, Hospital Board of Governors member and Senior Vice President Strategy & Integration, Merck & Co., Inc.
EDISON — Janet Baio, chairman of the Edison Chamber of Commerce, announced the new officers and directors at the May 9 Board of Directors meeting. They will be inducted by Edison Mayor Toni Ricigliano at the annual meeting on June 12.
NEWARK — Nearly 75 percent of the customers polled in the agency’s latest customer satisfaction survey said they would recommend NJ Transit to a friend, relative or neighbor, up from 66 percent in the previous quarter.