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.
TRENTON – A measure which would create penalties for using a “bump key” – a manufactured or modified key used to pick cylinder locks – to commit a burglary was unanimously approved today by the full Senate.
LINDEN – A Sunday morning fire left a two-family home on South Wood Avenue uninhabitable, Linden fire officials said.
TRENTON – The former chief financial officer for the Middlesex County Economic Opportunities Corporation (MCEOC), a charitable nonprofit agency funded with state and federal grants, was sentenced today for stealing $51,000 from the agency.
One major piece of legislation President Obama signed last year was the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act, which made fundamental changes to credit card agreements. Some provisions were adopted last summer, but the bulk of them took effect Feb. 22.