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.
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.
Oct. 28 at 8:57 p.m. – Officer Daniel Joy investigated a report of a theft of items from a motor vehicle, which was parked at a residence on the 600 block of Raritan Road.
RAHWAY—Students from the award-winning Rahway High School band perform during a recent band competition at JP Stevens High School in Edison.
LINDEN—The Department of Public Property and Community Services offers free craft classes for Linden seniors.
CLARK—The Clark Health Department has received a limited amount of H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine. The vaccine contains the mercury based preservative thimerisol.