STONY BROOK, N.Y.—Shark pups born to virgin mothers can survive over the long-term, according to new research published Jan. 25 in the Journal of Heredity. The study shows for the first time that some virgin births can result in viable offspring.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – New Jersey’s senators announced $38.5 million in new federal Recovery Act funding to complete the final design for a new rail bridge over the Hackensack River between Kearny and Secaucus.
Jan. 21 at 8:15 p.m.—After a month-long investigation by Det. Kenneth Mikolajczyk of the Narcotics Squad, police arrested Elizabeth resident Alexander Maldonado, 29, on the 3300 block of Tremley Point Road.
CLARK – The Clark Township Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, Feb. 1, to introduce an ordinance amending the township’s sewerage fees.
CLARK – The township is interested in opening a food bank for Clark residents that are affected by the recession and other unforeseen circumstances.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—American International College in Springfield, Mass., has named 376 students to the Fall 2009 Dean’s List, including two Elizabeth students.
EASTON, Pa. – Several local students were among 762 named to the Lafayette College Dean’s List for the 2009 fall semester.
FORT DIX—Army Reserve Sgt. David M. Anzelone has been mobilized and activated at Fort Dix, in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom.
EDISON—Robert Smilek, chief of the Middlesex County College Police Department, is one of 10 finalists for Campus Safety Director of the Year. The award is presented by Campus Safety Magazine.
RAHWAY—In conjunction with their reading story “Oceans,” fifth graders at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway celebrated Beach Day.
ELIZABETH—Five students at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth were accepted into the Young Science Achievers Grant Program for 2010. Pictured from left to right are Keyona Wright, Alicia Onacki, Chelsea Odufo, Chisom Emeana and Emily Burke.
ISELIN – Indus American Bank has ranked fourth in New Jersey for Small Business Administration (SBA) loan production for the first quarter of the SBA 2010 fiscal year.
ROSELLE—Grace Wilday Junior High School student Ailyn Mendez, 12, (front row, third from the left) stands with her family as she’s honored by Roselle School officials and Steering Committee members at the district’s Student of the Month ceremony on Jan. 25.