Monday, November 12, 2012
East Windsor Mayor Janice Mironov expresses thanks to the those that helped the township weather the storm
Monday, November 12, 2012
Editor's note: The following is a news release from East Windsor Mayor Janice Mironov. Now that Hurricane Sandy clean-up is well underway and residents have power restored, we can reflect on the challenges and inconveniences of this extraordinary experience, but we also can and should count our blessings that here in East Windsor Township, we had no serious injuries or loss of life, and all of us have our homes and personal belongings intact. Even with impaired roadways and few functioning traffic signals, the Township had only one minor hurricane-related automobile accident; residents are to be commended for use of extra caution and courtesy on the roads. We also experienced no hurricane/power outage-related acts of crime. THANK YOU! …
Friday, January 6, 2012
Cook was elected mayor with a 4-0 vote.
Cranbury Township’s newly elected Township Committee member, Susan Goetz, was sworn in at Wednesday’s reorganization meeting, and David Cook was elected as the new mayor. Goetz said she is excited and is looking forward to getting started. “It seems like so long ago when this campaign started that it’s kind of neat to be here,” Goetz said. Goetz was sworn in by Municipal Clerk Kathleen Cunningham, and was joined by her daughter, Allison DiNoia-Newcombe. Goetz son, Chris DiNoia, daughter-in-law, Ally DiNoia, and grandson Tyler attended the ceremony. “I was really pleased to have the whole family here with me tonight,” Goetz said. Cook was sworn in by state Sen. Linda Greenstein (D-Mercer), and was joined by his children Olivia and Jackson. …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Mayor Steven Kirson read a proclamation on behalf of the council, outlining each recipient’s accomplishments and presented it to them.
Three emergency service members were recognized at Monday’s council meeting for their dedication to their respective departments. Patrolman Francisco Jimenez was recognized as the Police Officer of the Year; Captain Mark Madonia was recognized as the EMT of the Year; and Gary Evers was recognized as the Firefighter of the Year. On the Hightstown First Aid squad, Madonia held the positions of captain and president. Members of the squad have called Madonia a “great asset to the first aid squad,” Mayor Steven Kirson said while reading a proclaimation. “I thank you personally for your efforts,” Kirson said. Evers has been a volunteer firefighter for 19 years, and has held numerous positions including lieutenant, captain and assistant chief. “…
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The Civil War Monument will be lit up for the holidays on Nov. 25 at 8:30 p.m.
Four members of the Hightstown Historic Preservation Commission have handed in resignation letters and others are expected to follow suit because of the lack of communication between the Commission and the Borough Council. The resignations come after HPC members said they were not consulted before the Borough Council approved the Lights on the Square project, which the Hightstown Civil War monument will be lit up following the Nov. 25 Santa parade in town. Mayor Steven Kirson said Tuesday he has received resignation letters from HPC members Richard Pratt, chairman; Julie Ely, vice chair; Lee Brown, secretary and treasurer; and George Keith, alternate #2. "It's unfortunate,” Kirson said. "I didn’t expect that to happen.” HPC members …