Feb. 18 at 8:46 a.m. – Officer Jorge Feliciano investigated a reported theft at Park Square. The case remains open.
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.
TRENTON – Last week, New Jersey’s Office of the Inspector General released its 2009 analysis of the benefits provided to the employees of more than 40 state authorities.
Feb. 16 at 1:24 p.m. – In the vicinity of Raritan Road and Central Avenue, Officer Antonio Manata arrested Edison resident Janice Pryor, 52, on an outstanding warrant from Rahway for contempt of court. She was subsequently released after posting bail.
SOUTH AMBOY—The backstop at Veterans Field in South Amboy collapsed during the Feb. 10 snowstorm.
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.
CLARK—Al MacDougall, president of the Clark Kiwanis Club, has announced the date of the club’s 17th annual spaghetti dinner. “We hope people will save the date of Sunday, March 7, to ‘mangia’ with us at the Zion Lutheran Church in Clark,” he said.
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.
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.
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.
LEXINGTON, Va.—Christopher M. Wisnowski, a freshman at Virginia Military Institute is among the 449 cadets who were recently named to the Deans’ List for the first semester of academic year 2009-10.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Senate approved a bipartisan package of legislation to reform the state’s public employee pension by a 36-0 vote with four abstentions today.
UNION COUNTY – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Union, Essex and Hudson counties. An icy mix of precipitation could cause tomorrow morning’s commute to be hazardous.