Kean students, alumni and faculty hold rally and car caravan

Kean students, alumni and faculty hold rally and car caravan

UNION, NJ — The coronavirus outbreak has caused all kinds of problems for many schools and universities, with issues including school closures, financial issues and unemployment. Utilizing social-distancing measures, the students, alumni and faculty came together to hold a “Caravan for Kean” car protest and rally to oppose the university’s sudden announcement that it will […]

UTHS celebrates Hannah Caldwell Day

UTHS celebrates Hannah Caldwell Day

UNION, NJ — The pandemic has placed much on hold, but as New Jersey begins to reopen, many businesses and organizations are welcoming back the community. The Union Township Historical Society is among the organizations ready to reopen to the public in the near future. Despite not having reopened yet, UTHS held socially distant tours […]

Hillside police chief suspended

Hillside police chief suspended

HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside Police Chief Vincent Ricciardi Jr. was suspended from the force earlier this month for reasons that have not been announced to the public. The suspension has been confirmed by the Hillside administration. “As of June 1, Hillside Police Chief Vincent Ricciardi has been on indefinite suspension,” the Hillside administration said in […]

Protest in Union draws large crowd

Protest in Union draws large crowd

UNION, NJ — Area residents gathered for a protest in Union Township on Monday, June 8, marching for change in the wake of the many recent police killings of unarmed black people. Arriving at Town Hall, protesters stood in silence for nearly nine minutes, honoring the length of time George Floyd, who was killed by […]

Students file lawsuit against Kean University for refunds

UNION, NJ — The coronavirus has caused the entire nation to look to alternative methods to maintain their lives while living under quarantine. All children, teenagers and adults have been told to practice social-distancing measures and stay indoors. Colleges and universities are no different. Due to the deadly outbreak, institutions across the nation were instructed […]

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