NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On Wednesday, the Rutgers University Board of Governors thanked outgoing President Richard McCormick for his service and assigned the school's chief executive position to Richard Edwards.  Edwards will hold the top job until September 1, when Dr. Robert Barchi will take office.

McCormick went out with a bang, as school officials outlined an ambitous plan to develop several sites in the city's Sixth Ward in a partnership with the New Brunswick Development Corporation (Devco).

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—While the New Brunswick Fire Department struggled to reach a man who had jumped off one of the two tallest bridges in New Brunswick, a party boat with flags that read "Cold Beer" and "The Bar is Open" made a successful rescue.

After bringing the jumper to a dock in Donaldson Park, he was brought to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.  NBPD Lt. JT Miller has not responded to several calls seeking an update on his condition.

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UPDATE: The Home News Tribune is reporting that the girl found floating unconsicous in a swimming pool Tuesday afternoon has died.  NBPD spokesman JT Miller did not return three calls from NewBrunswickToday.com seeking an update on her condition.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Several New Brunswick police and fire units scoured a Fifth Ward neighborhood, in search of an autistic 7-year-old girl who had been reported missing at approximately 5:55pm yesterday.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Anish Joshi loved New Brunswick.  He lived in One Spring Street, a highrise condominium complex that was until recently the city's tallest building.

He worked across the street at 53 Paterson Street, where he ran his own legal practice for years.  Joshi also served as a member of the city's Environmental Commission.

He recieved the 2012 Professional Acheivement Award from the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—When residents bought their townhouse condominiums in the relatively new Fulton Square community in New Brunswick's 2nd Ward, they were told they were buying in a gated community.

But the gates installed by developer Edgewood Properties proved to be insufficient.  They broke easily and were rarely functional or effective, according to residents.

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