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School Security, Plan to Oust JCP&L Top Local News

Here is a recap of the top stories that were on Wayne Patch this week.

Police Increase Patrols in Wake of Shootings

Security was increased at the town’s 14 public schools following the horrific school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Conn. where 28 people, including the gunman, were killed.

Uniformed and plainclothes police officers patroled each school throughout the week.

Officials Outline Plan to Get Rid of JCP&L

Officials gathered more ammunition against Jersey Central Power & Light at a special meeting. 

Mayor Chris Vergano and other town officials want to have the state Board of Public Utilities (BPU) revoke JCP&L’s license to sell power in Wayne. 

Firefighters Honored for Heroic Sandy Efforts

Forty-three firefighters and a civilian dispatcher were honored for their participation in the rescue of police Officer Bob Franco and John Neukem during Superstorm Sandy.

Anti-Drug Program to Extend to Middle Schools

The school district’s Be Proud program, a drug and alcohol prevention program high school students can voluntary participate in, will be offered to eighth graders beginning in January.

Officials outlined the program and the change at a special assembly.

Residents Start Mobile Application Company

Two Wayne residents have started their own mobie application company. They are trying to create a new future for themselves. Literally. 

— Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Daniel Hubbard at Daniel.Hubbard@patch.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.

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