Nov. 21 at 8:50 a.m. – Officer Ken Sarnecki investigated a report of a theft of a pocketbook from a patron of the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 36 Valley Road.
RAHWAY—The Kiwanis Builders Club at Rahway Middle School held its annual Food for Friends food drive this November. Students in grades six through eight brought in non-perishable food items.
SCOTCH PLAINS—All those young at heart and anyone who enjoyed the 12 O’Clock Club programs in the past, are invited to Willow Grove Presbyterian Church, Scotch Plains at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 15, for a luncheon and Christmas program.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Division of Senior Services will host its 13th annual holiday celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 22 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Rahway Senior Center, 1306 Esterbrook Avenue.
LINDEN—With the winter season approaching, Linden students, faculty and staff from various schools are collecting food and have created baskets for families in the local community.
CLARK—Clark Cub Scout Pack 145 collected bundles of toys during Clark’s Holiday Winter Festival last Sunday in support of the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program.
LINDEN—During the year end holidays, people are often busy, excited, and sometimes a little bit careless.
The Linden Police Department offers the following crime prevention tips that can go a long way towards ensuring a safe and happy holiday season.
CRANFORD—The Cranford and Kenilworth public libraries will host author Betsy Carter at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue for a joint “Meet the Author” event at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
CLARK – The Clark Health Department, in conjunction with Total Hearing of Edison, will offer free hearing screenings on Tuesday, Dec. 15, in Room 30 of the Clark Municipal Building, 430 Westfield Avenue between 10 a.m. and noon.
CRANFORD—The Cranford Public Library invites the public to meet critically acclaimed historian Terry Golway at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m., where he will discuss his latest book, “Together We Cannot Fail: How FDR Led the Nation from Darkness to Victory through Hope, Courage and Unwavering Trust in the American People.”