Residents interested in becoming a Notary Public or current Notaries who would like to update their skills can attend a series of special training sessions beginning Friday, March 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the John H. Stamler Police Academy, 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announced.

Attendance is by pre-registration only, with a nominal registration fee of $5.00. Attendance is limited to the first 50 persons to register by Friday, March 11.

“As impartial offices of the State of New Jersey, Notaries Public play a vital role in the affairs of our community,” said Rajoppi. “All are welcome to attend the training session, which will include all aspects of the functioning of Notaries Public, including the application process for new notaries.”