Friends show Cryan love at packed fundraiser

Friends and political backers of Assemblyman Joe Cryan (D-20) showered the lawmaker with fundraising love Monday evening at the Blackthorn Restaurant and Irish Pub.

Among the guests honoring Cryan were U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6), state Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-20), state Sen. Nick Scutari (D-22), Assemblywoman Annette Quijano (D-20), Assemblyman Tom Giblin (D-34), Roselle Mayor Jamel Holley and Jersey City Deputy Mayor Raj Mukherji. 

Over 400 people attended the event.

"I’m an undertaker by trade, so when I bury somebody, they don’t come back."
—Bergen County Democratic Chairman Lou Stellato