RAHWAY – An early morning fire killed one woman and left a man with burns over 30 percent of his body, authorities said.
ELIZABETH—An Elizabeth couple died this weekend in what the medical examiner’s office has classified as a murder/suicide, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
LINDEN – A 16-year-old Linden girl was shot in the back late Friday night while she was walking home from a store on South Wood Avenue, according to police.
CLARK – Senior Lisa Hagen was named as the Student of the Month for November at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark.
Nov. 23 at 10:25 a.m. – Officer Joseph Bost investigated a theft at Broad Street. The case remains open.
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.