Union County

Another Jail Lawsuit Costs Taxpayers

UNION COUNTY—The Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved a settlement with a mentally ill woman who had parts of her feet amputated after she was allegedly released from the Union County Jail into the coldest night of the year wearing bedroom slippers and no jacket.

Police Investigate Linden Home Burglaries

LINDEN – Police are investigating burglaries at two DeWitt Street homes. On Oct. 27, at 10:38 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm at a residence on the 900 block of DeWitt Street. The officers noticed an open rear window when they arrived. The homeowners were notified and officers checked the house.

Red Ribbon Week

RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway celebrated Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 26-30. Red Ribbon Week is the largest and oldest drug prevention campaign in the country.