ELIZABETH—Union Resident Elizabeth Weishapl, who has devoted more than 37,000 volunteer hours to Trinitas Regional Medical Center for more than three decades, was recently named the chairman of the medical center’s auxiliary.
UNION BEACH – Environmental groups and citizens called on the state to adopt simple recommendations demanding improvements to the existing beach rules now pending before the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS) for re-adoption.
LINDEN—Linden youngsters from the Al Kalla Day Camp recently danced the day away at the Little Scoops Ice Cream Parlor in Cranford.
ANDOVER, Mass.—Andrew Hong of Edison has been named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy for the spring term. To be named to the honor roll, students must maintain at least a 5-point grade average on a 6-point scale.
ELIZABETH—On Thursday July 16th, the Elizabeth Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting at The Donald Stewart Early Childhood Education Center School. On this night, the atmosphere felt more like a special occasion with a crowd made up of performers, as well as the usual parents and teachers.
LINDEN – The Linden Public Library’s Summer Reading Club is in full swing and it’s not too late to join and share in the fun. Linden children can still sign up, read books and win prizes.
MONROE—Middlesex County Public Health Department Director-Health Officer, David A. Papi indicated that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Monroe, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of Gravel Hill – Spotswood Road and Monroe Boulevard.
SAYREVILLE—The borough council approved an 8.6 percent tax hike last week to balance the $50.5 million municipal budget. The average Sayreville homeowner will pay $1,532 in municipal taxes.
CALDWELL – Caldwell College recently named 351 students to the spring 2009 Dean’s list, according to Paul Douillard, Ph.D., Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs.
HOUSTON, Texas—Americans are unsure that a healthcare reform bill introduced last week is the solution to problems with the U.S. healthcare system, according to a poll created and commissioned by a public policy expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
ELIZABETH – A Roselle man who worked for Union County as a crisis intervention counselor was arrested Friday and charged with sexually abusing four children, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
TRENTON—New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement with Merck & Co. Inc, Schering-Plough Corporation, and a joint venture of the two companies, MSP Singapore Company, LLC, resolving an investigation into a lengthy delay by the companies in issuing negative results from a clinical trial of their cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced today.
CAMDEN – A Rahway man admitted robbing a dozen banks throughout central New Jersey last summer during a court proceeding last week.