Quarry Questions, Trump Golf Arrest, International Day Top Local News
New Mount Prospect principal in familiar territory also among top headlines.
Public comments and questions for the Millington Quarry's plan for closure and rehabilitation of the quarrying facility on Stonehouse Road wrapped up with residents asking whether the quarry could be trusted to follow through on a plan to prevent more contaminated soil from coming into the facility — and asked that the Planning Board recommend against any plan that calls for more fill being trucked in. The quarry's representatives blamed the former operator at the facility. The next meeting on the issue is Jan. 31.
A Flemington man was arrested on the property of Trump National Golf Club after state police and SWAT team members pursued him when he allegedly left the scene of a crash on I-78 Wednesday. He faces weapons charges in Hunterdon County, authorities said.
Not only was this week's student assembly and public celebration of International Day at Mount Prospect Elementary School, it was the final time that retiring principal Judith Slutzky would preside over the event. The school's assistant principal will become principal in February.
A familiar face at Mount Prospect Elementary School, Assistant Principal Joanne Hozeny, will become principal after the planned January retirement of Judith Slutzky, principal since the school opened 14 years ago.
Friday was a win-win night for Ridge High School's ice hockey team, with a victory over rival Bridgewater that capped team's the third win for the season — and also a successful fundraiser with many toys donated for Operation Santa Jersey Shore.
The issue of JCP&L's preparation for and performance before, during and after Sandy hit this area is to be the subject of a planned forum from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the William Annin Middle School, 70 Quincy Road in Basking Ridge.