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$219,000 conference table draws fire

Kean University President Dawood Farahi is again at the center of criticism for a decision to spend $219,000 on a custom-built, multimedia conference table that was purchased from a company in China without competitive bidding. Farahi and a Chinese Communist Party…

Weather alert

Snow totals could range from 3 to 6 inches across Union County, according to the latest weather forecasts. Rain began today, and it is expected to turn to snow before concluding late in the evening. Officials urge residents to take the appropriate precautions and…

Passenger killed in flaming Turnpike crash

The drivers of two vehicles survived a fiery collision but a car passenger was killed in a crash that occurred around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, on the New Jersey Turnpike in Elizabeth. Both vehicles became engulfed in flame when a sedan collided with small dump truck near mile marker 99.5…

Carteret memories

CARTERET-The following memories are from Robert Zaleski: “Price’s Men’s Store was operated by Sol and Gerry Price (brothers) and their mom worked there also doing alterations. Both Sol and Gerry enjoyed playing tennis but Sol was by far the better…