ELIZABETH – The county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, is currently accepting applications to its Home Health Aide Training program that will be held from Oct. 12 through Nov. 11.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y.—Amanda Casares of Rahway was named to the Dean’s List for her outstanding academic achievement for the spring 2009 semester at Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
LINDEN – Young baseball players recently took part in the Golden Falcon Baseball Camp sponsored by Linden’s Department of Public Property and Community Services.
PERTH AMBOY – The city is currently accepting bids to provide emergency medical services and basic life-support ambulance service as a result of a recent court decision.
CARTERET—In June, the New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society honored Amberlee Aspres of Carteret during its annual scholarship awards ceremony.
NORTHFIELD, Vt.—Steven Michael Weber of Fords received a degree in Communications from Norwich University at a May 10 commencement ceremony.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – John Thomas Vitale of Avenel earned Dean’s List honors at Saint Joseph’s University for the spring 2009 semester.
SCOTCH PLAINS – A diet lower in carbohydrates and higher in healthy fats can help you lose weight. Find out how at a special Chef of the Month program on Aug. 13 at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in Scotch Plains.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Kathryn Kopp of Perth Amboy was awarded a Juris Doctor degree by New York Law School at its 117th annual commencement ceremonies at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall on May 15.
RAHWAY—Troy Eastman is the winner of this year’s Rahway PAL Scholarship, officials announced recently.
EDISON – Officials participated in a groundbreaking ceremony last week for Edison Towne Square, a retail complex being built on the former Ford Motors plant site.
CHICAGO, Ill. — DePaul University student Pete Schirripa of Metuchen has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2009 spring quarter.
As a small business owner, I find that people expect me to grumble about the increase in the federal minimum wage to $7.25 an hour as of July 24. But I’m not grumbling. In fact, I think it should be raised further.