CRANFORD—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened a Disaster Recovery Center today at Cranford Borough Hall, 8 Springfield Avenue, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by the storms and flooding of mid-March.
CRANFORD – Union County College has narrowed its search for a new president to three finalists, the college announced Monday. The college’s presidential search committee named two external candidates, Dr. Marie Gnage and Dr. Margaret McMenamin, and one internal candidate, Dr. Wallace Smith.
RAHWAY—Thomas C. Cusmano from Rahway filed his petition Monday to run in the Republican primary for the 10th Congressional District.
RAHWAY—Artist R. Gregory Christie will tell stories about two brave champions as part of a Black History program from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 17 at the Rahway Public Library, in a program geared toward children aged 9 through 12.
RAHWAY—Steve Solomon’s hilarious, multi-award winning, long-running Off Broadway hit, “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy,” takes the stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center at Rahway on Saturday, April 30 at 8 p.m. for one performance only. Tickets are $25 and $35.
CLARK – Investors Savings Bank will be making a difference in Clark with a branch grand reopening that recognizes the town’s volunteer firefighters and contributes to the community’s biggest fundraiser.
UNION COUNTY — A virulent anti-establishment sentiment among Democratic primary voters could take a real toll on some political insiders backed by the county political machine. There is a slate running under the slogan “Democrats for Change” headed by Union County Sheriff candidate Charles E. Mitchell Sr., with Lisa McCormick of Rahway seeking the Democratic nomination for County Clerk and three freeholder candidates, Carmen Southward of Linden, Janet V. Reynolds of Roselle and Elcy Castillo-Ospina of Elizabeth.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A corrections officer at East Jersey State Prison pleaded guilty today to supplying cell phones to an inmate, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
UNION COUNTY – Former U.S. Rep. Robert D. Franks died Friday after a battle with cancer. He was 58.
TRENTON – Former New Jersey Assemblyman Neil M. Cohen pleaded guilty today to a charge of distributing child pornography, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.