NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—While most residents were taking in the festivities during the 4th of July, residents of one Fourth Ward neighborhood experienced a "large disturbance," according to police.

Allegedly, a man was waving around a weapon that looked like a handgun—but may have turned out to be an imitation firearm—on the grounds of the New Brunswick Housing Authority's Scwartz-Robeson public housing complex.

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EDISON, NJ—From August 3 through August 12, the Steven J. Capestro Amphitheater is presenting live performances of the classic Walt Disney musical "Mary Poppins."

The first night had to be cancelled due to thunderstorms, but opening night finally came on Thursday, August 3.

This 1964 Disney musical, based on the writings of PL Travers tells the story of Mary Poppins, the “Practically perfect in every way” nanny, who manages to bring the troubled Banx family together in ways no one could have imagined.

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 JAMESBURG, NJ—A 49-year old Jamesburg Borough Councilman is facing possession of cocaine charges, and several traffic violations, after crashing into a parked vehicle on July 7. 

Thomas Busco, who is also a member of the Borough Council's Police Committee, was “unresponsive” as he rear-ended a legally parked Hyundai Genesis on Buckelew Avenue, according to the crash report.

Busco was allegedly found with the drug in his 2010 blue Ford F-150 pickup truck.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On June 28, at approximately 12:44am, the New Brunswick Fire Department and city police responded to a fire at the home of Loretta Katko.

The home was under a heavy fire that led to extreme damage on both the first, and second floors of the home, located at 29 Stockton Road, in the Edgebrooke section of the city's First Ward.

According to a press release published by the New Brunswick Police Department, "Upon their arrival heavy smoke was observed pushing out from the eaves of the structure."

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