A 17-year-old student was sentenced to 60 days in juvenile detention for a violent attack caught on video in New Brunswick High School.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Johnson & Johnson (J&J) announced a collaboration on May 17 between Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. and a subsidiary of Hewlett Packard Inc. (HP), focused on using 3D printing technologies to create better health care outcomes.
UPDATE (5/19): Authorities the identified the driver as 49-year-old Jeffrey W. Troxell of South Amboy.
Troxell was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, and two counts of eluding police. His bail was set at $150,000.
PISCATAWAY, NJ–The pro career of Rutgers point guard Corey Sanders has been put on hold, at least for now.
The soon-to-be-sophomore, who declared for the NBA Draft in March, announced May 17 that he will withdraw from the draft and return to Rutgers.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–With the help of heavy machinery and a fire engine, a slew of city police undertook an excavation on May 17, drawing attention from neighbors and closing down a block of Remsen Avenue.
Shortly before 7pm, the New Brunswick Fire Department's "Engine 11" was dispatched to 148 Remsen, according to emergency radio transmissions.
UPDATE: Rutgers University issued a statement announcing Pierce has declined to speak or accept the honorary degree "in order to assure that commencement 2016 will be a celebration of the accomplishments of our students free of distractions."
"At the same time, we are pleased to announce that award-winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor, and producer Soledad O’Brien will address the Class of 2016," reads the statement.
PERTH AMBOY, NJ–Just down the road from the embattled Landings at Harborside development – which never materialized into the condominium community, park, and marina that was promised by developer Charles Kushner – sits what is known to locals as "the Rosengarten Tract."
That empty pair of lots, formerly the General Cable manufacturing facility and the site of a large fire in the 1980's, was acquired by Middlesex County for $5.15 million in 2014 under the auspices of revitalizing it into a public waterfront park.