What you may have missed over the summer

Fiocco records sealed

Police records concerning the death of John Fiocco Jr. in 2006 have been sealed by the New Jersey Superior Court. The decision came after the investigative records were requested by the Fiocco family. Linda R. Feinberg, New Jersey Superior Court Judge, wrote in her public opinion that although evidence has not been discovered to suggest that Fiocco’s death was a homicide,”(the Division of State Police) has not ruled out homicide, and a criminal investigation is ongoing.”

Turf replaced in Lions’ Stadium

New turf was installed in Lions’ Stadium over the summer, after the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services determined there was an unhealthy level of lead in the turf. The stadium was one of two fields closed following a voluntary state-wide sampling of fields.

Black bear visits the College

An e-mail sent to the College community on June 9 warned that a young black bear had wandered onto campus. According to the e-mail, the bear was driven off campus and contained in an area three blocks from the College, where officials from the Division of Fish and Game tranquilized the animal. The bear was later moved north to a forested area.

College top public school in area

U.S. News and World Report recently named the College as the top public college in the northern United States. Earlier in the summer, Princeton Review’s The Best 368 Colleges: 2009 Edition ranked the College fourth for “Best College Library” and ninth for “Happiest Students.”