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.
CRANFORD — Two juveniles were charged Friday in connection with a making a vague threat at Cranford High School that led to a police investigation, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH — A Union County Grand Jury recently handed up a second indictment against a former Salvation Army pastor, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – An Elizabeth man and his girlfriend have been indicted for their roles in a scheme to steal other people’s identities and engage in credit card fraud, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
ONEONTA, N.Y. – Senior right-hander Cassie Shotwell tossed a three-hitter and was 2-of-3 at the plate, as the Kean University softball team earned a split with Oneonta State with a 3-0 win in the nightcap. The Red Dragons (11-10) took the opener, 5-0, in the non-conference twinbill over the Cougars (14-8).
YONKERS, N.Y. – The Kean men’s lacrosse team sprinted out to an 8-1 lead after the first quarter on their way to defeating host College of Mt. St. Vincent, 20-6, Saturday afternoon in Skyline action.