Union County

Thrash Cites Debt Burden

RAHWAY—The city’s next mayor will have to contend with shrinking revenues and rising debt, as well as a declining credit score, according to former Housing Authority Chair Renee Bridges Thrash, who is vying for the Democratic nomination against Freeholder Richard Proctor, who is also the city’s health official.

Smyth, Dietrich Lead Kean Softball Past NJCU

UNION – Senior second baseman Melissa Dietrich was a combined 4-of-7 with seven RBI and right-handers Courtney Smyth and Cassie Shotwell each earned complete game victories to lead the Kean University softball team to a New Jersey Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep of New Jersey City University on Tuesday afternoon.