Military Briefs

LAWTON, Okla. — Army National Guard Pfc. Simon D. Goris has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

2010 Hess Toy Truck Launches Nov. 12

NEW YORK, N.Y.– Hess Corporation today announced the newest addition to its line of toy trucks with a design that promises to fly off shelves: The 2010 Hess Toy Truck and Jet. This marks the first time in the collection’s 46-year history that a jet aircraft has been part of a Hess Toy Truck set.

A Halloween Happening

LINDEN — The John T. Gregorio Center in Linden hosted their annual Senior Citizen’s Men’s Club Halloween Party on Oct. 25. Pictured are Diane and Paul Marczak, enjoying the afternoon with fellow seniors.

Sierra Club Endorses Pallone

STATE – The Sierra Club of New Jersey Chapter has endorsed Democrat Frank Pallone in his bid for re-election to represent the state’s 6th District in Congress. They cited Pallone’s record on environmental issues, calling him a “true leader.”

Menendez Honored As Champion Of Children

NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, representing Healthy Families NJ and Parents as Teachers NJ, and the Nurse-Family Partnership® honored U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) as a champion of home visitation in support of America’s children earlier this month.