UNION COUNTY – Five prominent leaders – including the mayors of Roselle, Linden and Hillside — have endorsed Democrat Charles Mitchell, who is challenging 33-year incumbent Sheriff Ralph Froehlich in the June 8 primary election.
UNION COUNTY – Lisa McCormick, the Democrats for Change candidate on Column B congratulated County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi for emerging from her five year hibernation in time to appear busy before the June 8 primary election.
A week after Sheriff Ralph Froehlich was re-elected to an unprecedented 11th term in 2007, a grainy video captured the shooting death of 13-year-old Elijah Henderson.
Blood Drive • May 28 from 1-7 p.m. – Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.
IRVINGTON –A 21-year-old Union man was fatally shot last night in Irvington, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today.
STATE – Since there was no grand prize winner in Saturday evening’s Powerball drawing, the jackpot will grow to an estimated $190 million for the Wednesday, May 26 drawing.
STATE – New Jersey will host the 2014 Super Bowl, NFL officials announced today.
TRENTON — While it is improbable the BP oil spill off the coast of Louisiana will have any effect on the Jersey Shore or the state’s fishing industry this summer, the Department of Environmental Protection is not taking any chances.
STATE — New Jersey voters split in their opinions of Gov. Chris Christie, with 44% approving of the way he is handling his job as governor and 42% disapproving, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
NEWARK – A Berkeley Heights man is charged with abusive sexual contact for allegedly victimizing a woman aboard a flight from Hong Kong to Newark Liberty International Airport, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Monday. Ramesh Advani, 63, was…