LINDEN – A manatee that had been seen swimming in New Jersey waters in October was returned to Miami, Fla. for medical treatment last week.
UNION COUNTY—It’s been years, but Lake Surprise looks like a lake again.
The 24-acre lake, nestled in Union County’s Watchung Reservation, was dredged and cleared in 2000. But within the first few years, the lily pads, a species called Spatterdock, quickly retook the water’s surface. And as they did, it made fishing and boating increasingly difficult.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently attended an assembly on bullying. The assembly titled “The Power of One” walked students through various situations where they may encounter bullying from the playground to the classroom.
LINDEN—Do you have free time that you would like to donate to a worthy cause? Would you like to meet new friends?
LINDEN—The Linden Retired Men’s Club held a Halloween Party for members and their guests on Tuesday, Oct.27 at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air National Guard Airman Jaime Rodriguez Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
GETTYSBURG, Pa.—Jeanamarie Banta of Clark, a first-year student at Gettysburg College, was awarded a Presidential Scholarship by the college.
RAHWAY—On Tuesday, Oct. 27, the students at Roosevelt School marked former President Teddy Roosevelt’s birthday. The children brought in stuffed teddy bears and blankets and had ice cream to celebrate.
STATE – Although New Jersey voters rejected Gov. Jon Corzine, Tuesday proved to be a good day for many incumbents on the ballot.
STATE — Another relative running afoul of the law raises questions about Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, who is employed at taxpayer expense as a $110,000 per year as a Union County undersheriff.