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.
NEWARK – A Clark man was sentenced Wednesday to 76 months in federal prison for his scheme to defraud customers of two banks where he had been employed of more than $2.5 million, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
CLARK – The Mayors of Woodbridge, Rahway and Clark spoke out last week to criticize high costs at the Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority and called on the authority’s commissioners to vote against any budget increases.
NEW BRUNSWICK – On Monday, a Plainfield man was arraigned on charges in Sunday’s fatal shooing of a Rahway man outside a Piscataway bowling alley.
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.
ELIZABETH – Last week, a Superior Court judge sentenced Awan Smith to 42 years in state prison for the 2007 murder of Omar Kennedy.
TAMPA, Fla. – Rahway native Scott Schweitzer will be inducted into the United Soccer League Hall of Fame later this month.
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.
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.
RAHWAY—St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church in Rahway will host a flea market and craft sale on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event will be held in the parish center, located at 1407 St. Georges Avenue.