Santa Visits Linden

LINDEN—Santa Claus paid an early visit to Linden’s Eighth Ward on Saturday, Dec. 5. Eighth Ward Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis sponsored the fourth annual photos with Santa day at the Eighth Ward Community Center on Bedle Place.

South River Parks Director Admits Theft

SOUTH RIVER—The South River parks and recreation director pleaded guilty today to a theft count, admitting she paid her daughter $696 for work that was never performed for the borough, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.

Learn About Household Toxins

CRANFORD—Gerri Stiner, a lecturer on environmental, health and nutrition issues, will give a talk about “Toxins in the Home” on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.