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College Offers Business Communications Course

CRANFORD – Distinguish yourself from other, similarly qualified employees in your field by refining your interpersonal and written communication skills. Through an eight-week course at Union County College, you can gain such skills for professional as well as personal development in a highly competitive marketplace. The course, “Effective Communications in Business,” will begin in mid-October and extend through early December.

Corzine Struggling Locally

UNION COUNTY—Although she is facing a challenge from retired chemist Jim Pivnichny, Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs did not attend a Plainfield event for Gov. Jon Corzine on Sunday, two days after a slew of Elizabeth Democrats announced their support for Republican Christopher Christie.