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.
FORDS – Foster and Adoptive Family Services and the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association are hosting their eighth annual statewide PBA toy drive on Dec. 8 at Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords.
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.
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.
METUCHEN—The St. Joseph High School Theater Company is performing Dramatic Publishing company’s “Cheaper by the Dozen,” a comedy adapted by Christopher Sergel from the book by Frank Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey.
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.