Middlesex County

Garden Club Wins Award

PERTH AMBOY—The Perth Amboy Merchants Association has chosen the Royal Garden Club By The Bay to receive the Special Recognition of the Year Award to be presented on Friday, Feb. 26 at the Armory Restaurant.

Henao Completes Basic Training

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pfc. Jorge H. Henao, son of Ruby Florez of Bound Brook and Jorge Henao of Parlin, 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.

Blizzard Warning In Effect

STATE — Road crews are working to clear New Jersey highways and major roadways, but the worst of this winter storm may not have come yet.

The National Weather Service has a blizzard warning in effect for the state. High winds — with gusts of up to 45 miles per hour — are expected this afternoon. Possible whiteout conditions will make travel dangerous, and officials are advising residents to stay at home if possible.