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.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—Jason Zeizel of Colonia has been named to the spring semester provost’s list at Hofstra University. Zeizel is currently studying biology at Hofstra.
MADISON, Wis. – When diabetes educator Eva Marie Vivian sees overweight minority children, she sees a generational tragedy unfolding.
STATE—Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) continue to fall year-over-year in the Garden State through May, according to just-released federal government data, which show a 25 million mile decrease – or less than 1% – for the month when compared to May 2008.
CLINTON – Unity Bank, a mid-sized community institution with 16 branches, is providing a combination of critical business services and much needed loans to help area businesses thrive, while competitors struggle to survive.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Middlesex County Clerk’s Office, along with the Woodbridge Township Municipal Clerk’s Office, will be accepting applications for U.S. Passports in the Council Meeting Room (First Floor), Woodbridge Municipal Building, located at 1 Main Street.
CARTERET—Artwork from professional and non-professional Middlesex County artists over age 60, who participated in the county Department on Aging Senior Art Contest, are currently on display at the Carteret Senior Center, 100 Cooke Avenue, in Carteret.