PARRIS ISLAND—Marine Corps Pfc. Kyle S. Naples, son of Susan J. and Daniel A. Naples 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.
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Cranford resident who intends to pursue a graduate degree in library science or media specialist.
CLARK – Clark Cub Scouts Pack 145 thanks all of the generous and hungry people who came out and supported their recent pancake breakfast fundraiser.
BLACKSBURG, Va.—Several area residents who are enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2009 semester.
ELIZABETH – St. Patrick of Elizabeth will not be allowed to defend its boys’ basketball Tournament of Champions title.
TRENTON—Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Bob Martin reminded residents to help protect New Jersey’s bald eagles and other endangered wildlife when they file their state income tax this year.
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BETHESDA, Md. – Older adults are more vulnerable to a number of risks including fire, either at home or in assisted living facilities such as nursing homes. In a recent nationwide survey conducted by the Society for Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), Americans correctly identified adults age 65 and older as the most at-risk group.
TRENTON – Legislation to restrict the towing of handicapped vehicles and require 24-hour access to towed vehicles was released Thursday by the Assembly transportation committee.
PLAINFIELD — City Public Safety Director Martin Hellwig used a city computer to make an appointment with a prostitute, according to documents purporting to be an official police report obtained by the News Record.
TRENTON – The state Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee will consider a bill today that would ban smoking at all state, county and municipal parks and beaches.
STATE—On Wednesday, Feb. 17, hundreds of New Jersey voters rallied at sites across the state to urge Congress to “Finish Health Care Reform Now and Finish It Right!”
CLARK – The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Clark is trying to recruit volunteers. New teams, team captains and individuals are welcome to attend Relay For Life monthly meetings, prior to the event.