Most Plan To Skip “Black Friday” Bargains, Survey Says

UTICA, N.Y.—Just 14% of Americans have plans to go shopping on “Black Friday”, while 26% say they will be looking for great deals online, a new Zogby Interactive survey shows. Another 13% are still debating whether to brave the crowds in search of holiday deals the day after Thanksgiving and more than half (58%) said they don’t plan on shopping in stores or online.

Little Students, Big Thanks

RAHWAY—Rahway’s Franklin School Pre-K students in Kathy Harris’ and Jackie Gallo’s classes celebrated Thanksgiving together with a special meal of homemade vegetable soup, cornbread and pumpkin pie.

Salvation Army Announces Battle Of The Bells

UNION COUNTY—While the weather has been unstable, the cold and snow of winter are just around the corner. While The Salvation Army is hard at work meeting the needs of the people all year long, the organization’s greatest visibility is during the Thanksgiving/Christmas season.

Linden Man Arrested In Sexual Assault Case

LINDEN—A Linden man who works as a karate instructor was arrested over the weekend and charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and witness tampering, after an investigation revealed he was having a sexual relationship with a now 14-year-old girl, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.