Panama native fulfills dream of becoming pilot

Coming to America

Senior Airman Jonathan Martinez-Paez, shown in a childhood photo, attended ROTC in college with the hopes of becoming an Air Force officer after graduation. (Courtesy photo) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer Senior Airman Jonathan Martinez-Paez said his parents fled crisis-stricken Panama for the United States in the 1980s seeking safety and opportunity for their […]

Divided stormwater taskforce approves draft

By Jack King: CNJ Staff Writer “Philosophical differences” over who should bear the cost of stormwater management systems divided members of a taskforce developing a city ordinance on stormwater management in residential subdivisions Tuesday. Despite their differences, members of the taskforce approved a draft ordinance, which will be considered today by the city’s public works […]