SCOTCH PLAINS— Union Catholic High School Principal Sister Percylee Hart joined school administrators, project engineers and student representatives for a ground-breaking ceremony at the site of a new, synthetic surface turf field and track facility last week.
PERTH AMBOY—Board certified obstetrician and gynecologist Namrata Shah, MD, with practice locations in Edison, Parlin and South Plainfield, has joined the medical staff at Raritan Bay Medical Center.
METUCHEN – Campbell Elementary School Principal Robert Gugliara is winding down a 29-year career in the Metuchen school district as he prepares to officially retire Oct. 1.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Clare Gallagher, daughter of Mary and Rich Gallagher of Cranford, received a B.A. in history from Williams College at the college’s 220th Commencement exercises on Sunday, June 7.
ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Gregory Gerold of Edison, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2009 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Gerold is a graduate of John P Stevens High School in Edison and is enrolled in the university’s School of Engineering & Applied Science.
RAHWAY – Sts. Mary/Mark Parish, Rahway, will celebrate a “Week of Mary” beginning with the anticipated Mass for the Feast of the Assumption at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, and concluding on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the 8 a.m. liturgy in honor of the Queenship of Mary.
NEWARK – Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer (D-Essex) will lead more than 100 bicycle riders through a cross-state tour on Sunday to highlight the need for a state law that would provide cyclists with heightened safety on New Jersey’s roadways.
TRENTON – The leader a Newark-based narcotics ring that distributed millions of dollars a year in illegal prescription painkillers such as Oxycontin pleaded guilty Friday, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
DES PLAINES, Ill.— Residential remodels are no longer those once-in-a-lifetime projects that keep homeowners dreaming years on end before they ever pick up a hammer. Instead, many homeowners opt to do a series of remodels as their schedules, budgets and lifestyles evolve over time, according to the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).