Union County

Rescue Group Thrift Store Holds Veteran’s Day Sale

SCOTCH PLAINS—Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will have a 30% off sale on all merchandise in their thrift store now through Saturday, Nov. 14. The store is located at 1750 East Second Street, Scotch Plains and is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day except Sunday and Monday.

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.

AAA Hosts Coat & Toy Drive To Benefit Underprivileged Families

SPRINGFIELD—AAA New Jersey invites its members and the general public to donate to its annual Coat & Toy drive which – through partnerships with Jersey Cares and the United Way of Essex & West Hudson – will benefit less fortunate individuals and families in New Jersey.

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.