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Don’t Make Mistakes With Insurance Coverage, Cautions AAA

FLORHAM PARK—With the current state of the economy, many people are looking for ways to cut back on spending, including reviewing their insurance coverage. The AAA New Jersey Insurance Agency warns against falling into an underinsured trap when trying to save money.

Westfield Teen Named To U.S. Chemistry Olympiad

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yixiao Wang of Westfield will join three other students from high schools in Georgia, Indiana and New York to represent the United States in the 41st annual International Chemistry Olympiad, the American Chemical Society announced last week.

Port Authority Announces Incentives For Shippers To Use ExpressRail

ELIZABETH—Building on an initiative announced earlier this year to encourage shippers to use the Port Authority’s ExpressRail system, the agency’s Board of Commissioners today approved a new incentive program to encourage shippers to transport their cargo via new rail routes.

Five Tips For Shopping At Liquidation Sales

One of the unfortunate consequences of a bad economy is a stream of liquidation sales, where retailers slash prices to unload merchandise before going out of business. Consumers can find some great bargains at these sales, but there are pitfalls to avoid in order to get a good deal.

My Sister’s Keeper – 2 & ½ popcorns

Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen. That is, unless they’ve seen director Nick Cassavetes’s “My Sister’s Keeper.” It’s not exactly the feel-good film you’ve been seeking. But if it’s a first-class, cathartic cry you’re after, be assured the adaptation of Jodi Picoult’s novel has a license to sadden. Even strapping he-men will bawl. Trust me.

EDITORIAL: Truth Matters

RAHWAY—Either somebody is lying or several government entities are acting contrary to the public interest, and although we like reporting good news there are times when citizens need to know the ugly truth in its entirety.