NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The daily student newspaper at Rutgers University elected a new editorial board last weekend, as it attempts to move forward from a controversy where both sides of the Israel-Palestine debate have laid blame on the paper.
The Daily Targum's new editor-in-chief Alex Meier has taken over for Enrico Cabredo. Cabredo was the the third individual to serve in that role over the tumultuous 2013-2014 year. Each and every February, a new board is selected.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ— Today there will be free family activities plus special performances and workshops at various downtown venues including the State Theatre, Crossroads Theatre, George Street Playhouse, United Methodist Church.
There will also be a heated tent set up in front of the State Theatre (15 Livingston Ave) known as the "Hub City Big Top," where families can enjoy free balloon animals, face painting, games, music, and more!
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Yesterday police responded to a report of a body found in the backyard of 28 Hartwell Street in New Brunswick.
The body has been identified as William R. McCaw, a 22-year-old man from Gallatin, Tennessee. According to a press release, he was pronounced dead when police arrived on scene at 10:45am.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—New Brunswick homicide detectives, county medical examiners, and representatives of the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office were at 28 Hartwell Street this afternoon investigating what appears to be a murder.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A gas pipeline owned by PSE&G ruptured today under the Raritan River, causing two geysers of natural gas to erupt near the Northeast Corridor rail bridge.
The ruptured line has sent strong odors of natural gas wafting through the area, with complaints of the smell coming from as far away as Highland Park High School.
The New Brunswick Fire Department and PSE&G are currently working on the broken line. Parts of Johnson Drive are closed so crews could access the leak site.