Ready Or Not

UNION COUNTY – Political insiders say voters here are not ready for a black sheriff while others point to Barack Obama as evidence that the racial divide has been broken in America.

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.