Community Calendar

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.

Clark Police Blotter: Feb. 16-21

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.

Creative Recyclers Rewarded

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.

Kiwanis Club Plans Spaghetti Dinner

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.

Wakeman Completes Basic Training

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.

Wanko Completes Basic Training

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.