Three men indicted in wake of Jackson resident’s murder

JACKSON – Three men allegedly linked to the April murder of Jackson resident Payman Sanandaji, 34, have been indicted by a state Superior Court Grand Jury after an investigation into the crime revealed an alleged murder plot. According to the Dec. 10 indictment, Daniele G. Romeodisantillo, 28, of Manalapan, offered to pay Hector Calderon, 48, …

Christmas spirit

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR Sofia Sierra, 5, and Mariah Sierra, 9, tell Santa what they would like for Christmas during the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the Howell municipal complex on Dec. 8.

A Christmas Carol

TOP PICK PHOTO COURTESY OF PLAYHOUSE 22 Playhouse 22 presents its 20th annual production of Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” 8 p.m. Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 20 at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road. Fred Dennehy returns as Ebenezer Scrooge. The rest of the …

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STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR Howell school children entertain residents who came out to the municipal complex on Dec. 8 to enjoy the community’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The popular event included music, games and a visit from Santa Claus.

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STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR Jackson Memorial High School’s Nick Papandrea (45) and Trevor Louro (17) celebrate the Jaguars’ 42-14 victory over Brick Memorial High School in the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group IV championship football game played at Rutgers University’s High Point Solutions Stadium, Piscataway, on Dec. 5.