ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Army Spec. Guy R. Sanon, son of Marie M. Sanon of Hillside, has returned to Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska after being deployed to Afghanistan for one year.
Janine Fidurski, daughter of William and Lorraine Fidurski of Clark and David Cannici, son of Joseph and Patricia Cannici of Colonia were united in marriage on July 25, 2009 at Saint Agnes Church in Clark. The reception was held at the Colonia Country Club in Colonia.
CRANFORD—Michael Sexton, son of Susan and George sexton of Cranford, placed third in the American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program Championship for the State of New Jersey held in Trenton last month.
CAMDEN – The Kean University women’s lacrosse team defeated Rutgers-Camden, 16-1, in New Jersey Athletic Conference action on Wednesday evening.
RAHWAY—Fourth grade students at Roosevelt School in Rahway enjoyed a presentation by archaeologist/educator John T. Kraft, Director on the Lenape or Delaware Indians of New Jersey.
STATE – Environmentalists and a state politician have criticized President Barack Obama’s plan to open parts of the Atlantic Ocean to oil exploration. Though the area is not directly off the New Jersey coast, it could include points on the Virginia coast and near Cape May in the Delaware Bay.
STATE — Census Bureau Director Robert Groves noted today that some parts of New Jersey are lagging behind the rest of the country in mailing back their 2010 Census forms.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Twenty-one adults and a 15-year-old male have been arrested following a six-month investigation of heroin trafficking in Middlesex and Somerset counties, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Somerset County Prosecutor Wayne J. Forrest announced today.
TRENTON—Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer today reminded motorists that effective April 1, they must now stop – and remain stopped—for pedestrians in the crosswalk. Prior to this legislative change, motorists were required to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk.
STATE – Three in five New Jersey voters oppose a plan to provide $350 million in tax rebates to Wall Street firm Morgan Stanley to get a stalled Atlantic City casino project moving again, according to a new Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™ poll.
RAHWAY—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined a New Jersey development company for its failure to properly control stormwater that ran off the site of the company’s development in Rahway.
ELIZABETH — Five City Council members who voted to give themselves pay hikes after the 2008 election, following a six month local job loss of 1,500 and the onset of the global financial crisis, are angry that a group of Democrats is informing voters about their actions.
WESTFIELD – The Union County Department of Human Services will begin providing assistance to residents of Westfield effective April 1. The services were formerly provided by the Westfield Department of Human Services, and included services to residents of Mountainside.