McCormick Chides Foe

UNION COUNTY – Lisa McCormick, the Democrats for Change candidate on Column B congratulated County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi for emerging from her five year hibernation in time to appear busy before the June 8 primary election.

Mayors For Mitchell

UNION COUNTY – Five prominent leaders – including the mayors of Roselle, Linden and Hillside — have endorsed Democrat Charles Mitchell, who is challenging 33-year incumbent Sheriff Ralph Froehlich in the June 8 primary election.

Union County College Pairs With Department Of Labor To Offer Classes To Hispanic Owned Businesses

ELIZABETH – The Labor Department recently partnered with the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (SHCCNJ), the New Jersey Community College Consortium (NJCCC), and Workforce Solutions of America (WSA) to provide basic skills training for employees of businesses throughout the state that are members of SHCCNJ.

Linden Police Blotter: May 21-26

May 21 at 12:33 a.m. – Officers Javier Perez and Monika Sakowicz arrested Roselle resident Guraryeh Ben Yehudah, 25, on charges of distribution and possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop in the vicinity of East St. Georges Avenue.

Bank Makes Donation To Help Fight Cancer

CLARK — Investors Savings Bank’s branch at 77 Central Avenue in Clark just donated $6,500 to the Relay for Life of Clark. During the grand reopening of the 3,800-square foot branch, Investors pledged to contribution $25 to Relay for Life of Clark each time a person opened a new account.

Middlesex Police Set Sobriety Checkpoints For Prom Season

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Wednesday that police have been setting up sobriety checkpoints as part of an annual program to ensure the safety of high school students during their prom and graduation ceremonies.

Three Reformers

LINDEN — Former Mayor Paul Werkmeister is congratulated on being named Senior Citizen of the Year during the city’s annual ceremony at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center by Democratic mayoral candidate Derek Armstead and former Councilman James Moore, who is running for council president on the Column B Democrats for Change ticket.