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LINDEN — Cassandra Konecny, an 11th grade student at Union County Tech recently represented Linden in the New Jersey League of Municipalities future Municipal Leaders Scholarship where she placed as a semi-finalist.

Vas Campaign Leader Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charge

TRENTON –  A man who served as a leader of the 2006 congressional campaign of state Assemblyman Joseph Vas pleaded guilty today to soliciting fraudulent campaign contributions, Attorney General Anne Milgram and Criminal Justice Director Deborah L. Gramiccioni announced. According…

Ricigliano Wins Bitter Battle Against Choi

EDISON – Councilwoman Antonia Ricigliano is one step closer to becoming Edison’s first female mayor after defeating incumbent Jun Choi in Tuesday’s primary. The two-term councilwoman had the backing of the township’s Democratic Committee as well as the local police…

Plainfield Mayor Wins Narrow Victory

UNION COUNTY — Plainfield Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs won by a narrow margin in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, defeating a field of five opponents that included a city councilman, a school board member and the chairwoman of the municipal utilities authority. Just…