FORT KNOX, Ky.—Marine Corps Reserve Capt. Scott T. Jones has graduated from the Army Basic Officer Leader Course III, designed to ensure a tough, standardized, small-unit leadership experience for officers.
…and fun, oh my, at the Salt Brook Elementary School in New Providence. Naturalists from Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center recently visited second graders at the borough elementary school to talk to them about reptiles.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Senior centerfielder Allison Lizzi was a perfect 6-of-6 with five RBI and pitchers Cassie Shotwell and Courtney Smyth earned complete game victories for the second straight day to lead the Kean University softball team to wins over Framingham State College (4-1) and McDaniel College (3-2) at the Rebel Spring Games on Wednesday.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Senior Allison Lizzi drove in six runs and pitchers Cassie Shotwell and Courtney Smyth each allowed no earned runs, as the Cougars defeated Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (8-0) and Millikin University (6-1) at the Rebel Spring Games on Tuesday afternoon.
UNION – Senior C.J. Gannon (Morris Plains) scored six goals to lead the Kean University men’s lacrosse team to a 14-2 win over Mount Ida College in wet and windy conditions on Saturday afternoon.
Punta Gorda, Fla.– Senior Nick Cesare (South Plainfield) tossed eight scoreless innings as #10 Kean defeated Kenyon College, 18-1, Tuesday afternoon in their conclusion of the 2010 Snowbird Baseball Classic.
LINDEN – Last week, Linden police arrested a pair of suspected drug dealers and seized a kilo of cocaine.
March 9 at 2:47 a.m. – In the vicinity of Central Avenue, Officer George Marmarou arrested East Orange resident Shekierra Whitfield, 33, for possession of CDS. She was subsequently released on her own recognizance pending a court date.
RAHWAY – Last week, Rahway’s City Council unanimously approved an $8.5 million bond ordinance to fund the construction of a new 1,100-seat amphitheater and other downtown construction projects.
TRENTON—New Jersey employers continued to trim payrolls in January as total employment fell by 9,100 jobs over the month.