LINDEN—Linden’s Public Property and Community Services Department recently held its annual George “Butchie” Scoles Fishing Derby at the pond at Wilson Park. Over 50 Linden youth participated in the tourney.
Summer basketball is usually the season where the high school hoops fan salivates to hear, read, and even tweet on every move indicating that the next high school sensation is announcing his future college intentions.
As a layman with no special knowledge about communicable diseases, I have nonetheless been struck by the drumbeat of scare mongering coming out of the World Health Organization and our government regarding “Swine Flu.” My reasoning is simple. Ordinary flu kills some 36,000 Americans annually and its victims are frequently the elderly and those in poor health.
CHICAGO, IL—Dulce Digrado of Linden has been awarded a Master of Business Administration Degree in Business Administration from Kaplan University.
CLIFTON—Dover Business College held its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, July 18.
LINDEN – A 62-year-old Roselle man was the victim of a mugging on July 21, authorities said.
by Diane Norek Harrison
SOUTH AMBOY-On Aug. 4, 1962, South Amboy Junior Olympics were held under the supervision of James Inman and under the sponsorship of the City’s Recreation Committee.
BOSTON, Mass.—Catherine Perez, a resident of Metuchen, recently received a master’s degree in physical therapy from the Simmons College School of Health Sciences.
NEWARK—The Newark Bears recently hosted a ‘Pink in the Park’ night benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure.