Middlesex County

Fire Safety Reminder

SOUTH AMBOY—South Amboy firefighters shoveled out the fire hydrants in the city after the big Feb. 10 snowstorm. It is important if you live near a fire hydrant to make sure they are visible and accessible for firefighters in case of emergency, fire officials said.

Community Calendar

Clearance Sale • Now through March 6 – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption is having a winter clothing clearance sale at their thrift shop, 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. The store is open from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. every day except Sunday. Proceeds benefit the animal rescue group. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.

Creative Recyclers Rewarded

EDISON—Lower School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison put their artistic skills to the test, as well as their motivation to “go green” recently when they crafted dollhouses, mailboxes, board games, vases, and other projects from recycled materials.

Wakeman Completes Basic Training

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pfc. Matthew P. Wakeman, son of Patricia and Mark Wakeman of Metuchen, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.

Wanko Completes Basic Training

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pvt. Matthew B. Wanko, son of Lisette J. and William W. Wanko of South Amboy, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.

Wilday Completes Basic Training

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pvt. Daniel J. Wilday, son of Patricia and Michael Wilday of South Amboy, N. J., recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.