Union County

‘Democrats for Change’ Challenge Machine Pols

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.

Shotwell Pitches Kean to Split With Oneonta

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).