PISCATAWAY, NJ–Rutgers football secured commitments from four New Jersey recruits, including two of the state's top players, in just over a week.

The Scarlet Knights secured a pair of four-star recruits in Cedar Creek wide receiver Bo Melton and St. John Vianney offensive tackle Micah Clark. Clark's teammate, guard Jamaal Beaty, as well as Burlington wide receiver, committed as well.

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What is Paid Sick Time?

Paid sick time is a New Brunswick law through which workers earn between 24-40 hours of paid sick time off a year.

To qualify for paid sick time you must work at least 20 hours a week in the City of New Brunswick for a business that has five or more full time employees (or full time employee equivalents). Some exceptions may apply

If you work for a staffing agency and the agency provides transportation from New Brunswick to the work site, then you are also eligible for paid sick time.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–In September, Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay $5 million to settle a Garden State pelvic mesh lawsuit with a woman who required multiple surgeries to remove the material from her body, according to a report from Bloomberg.

The woman, Pamela Wicker claimed that Ethicon’s Prolift mesh crumbled and decayed inside her causing sex to be painful, thus needing “multiple surgeries.”

Ethicon is the J&J subsidiary which manufactured the vaginal-mesh insert, a medical device used to treat incontinence.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Rutgers University students have adopted the Arbor trail located behind the University Inn and Conference Center on Cook campus.

In January of 2016, the Naturalist club acquired funds from the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) governing council, and the Rutgers alumni association matched the SEBS funding.

A partnership between The Naturalist club, the fraternity Alpha Zeta, Landscape and Environmental Design club, and Deana Pagnozzi of the Inn oversees the revitalization and maintenance of the Arbor trail.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—“My Name is Asher Lev,” the story of a Jewish artist who must choose between his faith and his art, is playing at the George Street Playhouse through May 1.

The play is based off of Chaim Potok's best-selling book of the same name. It follows the childhood and early adulthood of Asher Lev, set in a Hasidic Jewish community in post-war Brooklyn.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–City police are investigating an armed robbery on the streets of New Brunswick on April 15, but it was Rutgers University's Police Department that made the public aware of the crime just over an hour after it happened.

"In this incident the victim… reported that he was walking on Handy Street when a small, dark colored SUV stopped across from him," reads the RUPD crime alert, which noted the incident took place at about 12:30am between Jones and Commercial Avenues.

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