Business Briefs

Julia G. Algeo of Millstone, a licensed professional engineer and licensed professional planner, will continue the management and oversight of all engineering projects for Maser Consulting, which recently moved its Hamilton Square, Mercer County, office to American Metro Center, 240 Princeton Ave., Hamilton.

Algeo has more than 20 years of experience in various aspects of civil engineering and site design involving shopping centers, office parks, subdivisions, and condominium developments. She also provides representation of development applications to local planning and zoning boards, and is the liaison with the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection and regional agencies for the projects she manages. A principal and director of civil engineering services, Algeo earned a bachelor of science degree from Rutgers College of Engineering.

CentraState Medical Center recently announced the launching of its new LungCare Comprehensive Cancer Center. The center offers a multi-disciplinary team of specialists to diagnose and treat lung cancer. Led by Ledford Powell, M.D., thoracic surgery, the team includes physicians specializing in pulmonology, radiation oncology, hematology/oncology, radiology, and pathology.

Part of the center’s mission is to educate the community about lung cancer prevention, as well as screen higher-risk individuals for early signs of lung cancer. An educational component of the program is a new series of smoking cessation classes offered by CentraState’s Health Awareness Center. To sign up, call (732) 308-0570.

Allan Goldberg, a nationally certified professional photographer, of Coachman Studios, Freehold Township, has earned his PPA (Professional Photographers of America) recertification designation. Recertification is required every five years to retain CPP designation.

Goldberg has been a CPP since February 1990. He earned the designation after meeting requirements measuring his artistic, technical and business competence. The PPA certified designation is held by fewer than 50 photographers in New Jersey and 2,500 worldwide. In addition, Goldberg received two blue ribbons at the annual print competition held recently. He is a past president of the Professional Photographers of New Jersey, and was named 1996 Photographer of the Year.

The Goddard School, Marlboro, was the host to “A Winter Wonderland” celebration March 6. The school, which opened in January, is owned and operated by Carol Vargo.

Arthur Kondrup, president of the Western Monmouth Chamber of Commerce, performed the ribbon cutting at the ceremony.

The school accommodates 150 children, 6 weeks to 6 years of age. The Goddard School is a nationwide franchise of Goddard Systems Inc., headquartered in King of Prussia, Pa.