Kean in compliance with Middle States standards, sources say

Friday morning, Sept. 14, a visiting team from Middle States Commission on Higher Education said Kean University complied with the four standards they violated. However, there still are problems to be worked out and the university is still on probation. At a meeting held Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the auditorium of the new multi-million […]

County plans to approve study on privatizing Runnells Hospital

Although two years ago the county was completely against privatizing, leasing or selling Runnells Specialized Hospital of Union County, things have changed significantly. The county, which owns and operates the 100-year-old, 300-bed, long-term facility and 44 in-patient psychiatric facility in Berkeley Heights, recently laid off 80 employees in order to cut costs. But it barely […]

Mayor supercedes council, plans for Schulhafer as chief

LINDEN — Police Capt. James Schulhafer will be assuming the police chief position, provisional or otherwise, at some point. The question of when exactly that will happen still remains up in the air. Last week Mayor Rich Gerbounka received approval from the New Jersey Civil Service Division to appoint Schulhafer as provisional chief, bumping Salvatore […]

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