Sheriff Offers Thanks For Holiday Toy Donation

ELIZABETH — Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich (center), Sgt. Marianne Hopko and Officers Kim Weber and MaryBeth Gray thank (from left) Luciana Marques, Pamela Schiffner and Sergio Cuevas from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Cranford for the donation of several hundred toys, children’s clothing and $1,200 in gift cards to the Union County Sheriff’s Officers “Tree of Hope” holiday drive for needy children.

Bishop Bestows Regina Nostra Medals For Service

METUCHEN – As part of the Diocese of Metuchen’s 30th anniversary celebration, Bishop Paul G. Bootkoski bestowed the Regina Nostra medal upon clergy, religious and laity during a solemn celebration of evening prayer at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi Nov. 28. In all, 93 persons from the diocese were presented with the prestigious award.