NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation, the first non-governmental organization focused exclusively on autistic adults, announced a $100,000 endowment fund at Rutgers University earlier this year.

The groundbreaking fund, known as the “The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Adult Autism Family Support Fellowship and Resource Guide Fund,” will help teach Rutgers School of Social Work graduate students to work as clinicians in order to help improve the lives of families with an autistic adult.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—An indicted man was allowed to continue working as a firefighter for nearly three months while another case was mounted against him. 

After being suspended following an arrest on fraud charges last year, city firefighter Dell Walker has also been arrested twice more by local cops.

Walker, who pleaded guilty to a drug possession charge in Bergen County and twice beat charges of making terroristic threats in Middlesex County, apparently still faces charges of shoplifting from the Toys R Us in East Brunswick.

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ—Two men from New York City who ran a poultry slaughterhouse in Perth Amboy were arrested on November 30 and charged with forcing their undocumented immigrant employees to work there for long hours at extremely low wages.

According to the official story, the two men who were paid to slaughter chickens "complained about the hours they were working and the conditions of the facility (no gloves, masks or proper soap)," prompting a threat from the bosses.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On November 15, New Brunswick's city government was awarded "bronze" status from the non-profit organization Sustainable Jersey during the New Jersey League of Municipalities annual conference.

The certification marks the second time the city's sustainability policies have been recognized by the statewide organization focusing on sustainable practices at the local level.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ—Four men allegedly stole "a high value of athletic equipment" from the Rutgers Athletic Center on the school's Livingston Campus on November 11, according to Facebook post by the NJ State Police (NJSP).

More than a week after the incident occurred, the NJSP asked the public for help solving the crime, offering two photographs from surveillance cameras that show four young men inside the facility.

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