BY MELANIE YOUNG
The Trenton Civic Commission recently held its annual celebration honoring members of the Trenton Police and Fire departments, as well as exceptional members of the community.
The Trenton City Awards were held Jan. 20 at the Chateau on the River inside Elizbeth Park. More than 160 attendees enjoyed dinner, drinks and dessert provided by facility caterer Kosch Catering.
The program was attended by various city department heads and was emceed by Trenton Mayor Pro-Tem William LeFevre, who kept the crowd entertained throughout the evening. State Rep. Darrin Camilleri was in attendance and provided all award recipients with either a proclamation or certificate of recognition from his office.
The Police Officer of the Year was Patrolman Blake Rusnak. Rusnak grew up in Trenton and has been on the force since May 2016. Steve Voss, director of police and fire services, described Rusnak as wise beyond his years. [Read more…]