Olympic heroes return to Garden State

The Garden State is welcoming home their Olympic heroes.

Annika Dries, the center for the gold medal-winning U.S. Women's Water Polo team, was greeted by her family from Wayne yesterday at Newark Airport.

Dries, 20, returns to Stanford for her junior year next month.

A parade celebration is in the works for Connor Jaeger, 21, who made the finals in the 1500 meter freestyle and finished sixth.

The parade will begin on Friday at 5 p.m. at Fair Haven Fields.

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