Week in Review: New Volunteer Policies, Bank Robber Steals from Church
A look at the week's top stories.
New Policies Implemented for School Volunteers
Volunteers in the East Windsor Regional School District will now be required to sign an agreement, and specific volunteers will require background checks under the new policies adopted by the Board of Education Monday night.
Police: Bank Robber Stole From Hightstown Church
Police serving a warrant at the home of a bank robber and burglar turned up a stolen chalice from a Hightstown church, authorities said Monday.
Districts Wary of Overhauled Graduation Requirements
Some school superintendents in Mercer County are taking a wait-and-see approach to Gov. Chris Christie's proposed changes in state graduation requirements, saying the added testing may not be necessary.
High School Teacher Pens Book on Martin Luther King Assassination Plot
Hightstown High School teacher and author Stuart Wexler had chills when he was in Jackson, Mississippi. Although his fear wasn’t deep rooted, he said being in the same city as a major criminal whose network you’re researching is unnerving.
Family Carries on Legacy at George’s Garage & Towing in Cranbury
When Tony Alfano started working at George’s Garage & Towing in Cranbury in 1996, he was engaged to Nicole Nobile, the owner’s daughter. Alfano vividly remembers what George Nobile told him back then.