NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Officials confirmed that Candice Burgess, the Chief Warrant Officer at the embattled Middlesex County Sheriff's Department, has been suspended without pay.
According to multiple sources, while inside her Livingston Avenue office, Burgess threw an object–possibly a pen–at a Sergeant in the department.
Sheriff Mildred Scott confirmed the suspension on May 27, but it's not clear when the suspension started, or what the reason was for the suspension.
"The suspension was for 6 days," said Scott.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–What would have been the fifth annual College Ave. Mile road race on Saturday, June 4, is officially cancelled, leaving unanswered questions and surprised runners.
In 2014 the event became an “all-divisions” USATF-NJ championship race and this year it was slated to garner 700 points in the New Balance Grand Prix scoring system for USATF-NJ members competing in the short, one-mile, “Open Championship,” road race.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–A hunger awareness program hosted by New Brunswick-based Christ Church Food Pantry, is a creative take on the classic benefit meal.
The May 28th event, dubbed “Come Dine Below the Line,” marks World Hunger Day and intends to serve a fine meal with deluxe portions using only ingredients traditionally found in food pantries, and on a food pantry budget.
The event will be held at 5 Paterson Street at the Christ Church auditorium between 6 and 8 pm.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—For the second straight year, Middlesex County's top law enforcement official has hid the fact that his wife works for a politically-connected law firm, omitting the employer's name from certified statements filed with the state.
Andrew Carey was named the Prosecutor for Middlesex County in 2013 by Governor Chris Christie, whom he had worked under in the US Attorney's Office.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–In one of his final commencement addresses as US President, Barack Obama gave graduating students at Rutgers University advice for the future, and paid homage to the history of the 249-year-old university on May 15.
"The truth is, Rutgers, I came here because you asked," said Obama, who cited a "three-year campaign" undertaken by students and university officials to convince him to visit the school in time for its 250th anniversary celebration.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–As an offshoot of Livingston Avenue's Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, the Anshe Emeth Community Development Corporation (AECDC) is a faith-based organization that serves Middlesex County residents of all religions, genders, and races.
It has an incredibly diverse range of programs, many of which benefit babies and young children.