STATE –Last week, 18 New Jersey municipalities learned that they would receive $26.8 million in federal stimulus money from the Justice Department’s Community Oriented Policing Services program.
STATE—The North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has awarded grant funding to Casting for Recovery an organization that serves the entire North Jersey Affiliate nine-county service region of: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – A Hamilton Terrace Elementary School science teacher won a 2008 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
LINDEN – Linden began implementing furloughs last month in an effort to stay within the city’s budget.
ELIZABETH—Police arrested a relative a Phillip Ruddy, who allegedly assisted in the Rahway man’s escape from Union County Jail earlier this summer, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced last week.
ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The following local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2009 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. They are enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences.
LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Honors List for Franklin & Marshall College’s spring 2009 semester:
UNION COUNTY—The North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has awarded grant funding to three Union County programs to provide breast health services to medically underserved and uninsured populations. The organizations and their programs are:
UNION COUNTY—For Frank Budney, it was the sighting of an Indigo Bunting, a reclusive bird know for its secretive habits.
WOODBRIDGE-Here are some wonderful memories from Martha Storey Webb: “Diane, I was born in Woodbridge and wrote these memories for my own pleasure and someone thought you might like a copy. This was a poor time for us but a close time. Not many of us left. Thank you for your interesting articles. Enjoy!”
Joseph Cryan’s right: New Jersey voters deserve the truth (“Christie’s ‘shared values’ is a very big deal,” July 26).
CARTERET—At a Council Meeting held on July 23, Mayor Daniel Reiman administered the oath of office to three new recruits to Carteret’s Police Department.
EDISON—A new program at Middlesex County College, called “Electronics for Green Jobs,” graduated eight people at a ceremony in July. The program, which began in May, trained them in electronics in this new, rapidly expanding field.