ATLANTIC CITY, NJ—New Brunswick native Jorge Diaz is getting ready to fight Adam Lopez in Atlantic City on November 18 for the World Boxing Council Fecarbox Super Bantamweight Title.

In an exclusive interview with New Brunswick Today, Diaz looked back on his life in the city that raised him. 

In order to get ready for the upcoming fight Diaz has been watching a lot of film studying his opponent.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ–Sky Blue FC, the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) club that utilizes Rutgers University’s Yurcak Field for home matches, hired Denise Reddy as its new head coach, the team announced on November 15.

Reddy, a “Jersey Girl” who was an All-American in her college days at Rutgers, has years of coaching experience in the United States and Europe.

She began coaching in 2007 as head coach of Jersey Sky Blue, the W-League club that preceded Sky Blue FC as a pro club prior to NWSL’s launch.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Hub City has no shortage of pizza joints, with nearly a dozen on Easton Ave. alone.

From Panico’s to Giovanelli’s, PJ’s, Skinny Vinnie’s, and the recently opened Krispy Pizza, the area has certainly never lacked for good ‘za.  But New Brunswick may soon be home to a New York City cult phenomenon which will be entering the pizza party sometime next year.

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ—While the high-profile races in Middlesex County's November 7 elections were all landslide victories for incumbents favored to win, many local races for municipal and school offices came down to the wire.

Just three votes separated victory and defeat in the South River Borough Council race, according to preliminary results. Meanwhile, the winners and losers in the borough's Board of Education race were separated by just 77 votes.

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This article is part of a statewide series called Voting Block, which is a collaborative reporting effort to encourage civil political discussion and more informed voters in neighborhoods across New Jersey ahead of this fall’s gubernatorial election. 

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—As New Jersey prepares to elect a new Governor on November 7, the Hub City's booming downtown boasts more residents than ever before, giving the neighborhood a chance to flex its political muscle in a way that it has never done before.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Hoping to become the next Governor, Phil Murphy drew dozens of locals to Gambino's Inn on Remsen Avenue, a crowd that included one-third of the New Brunswick Housing Authority (NBHA) Board of Commissioners.

Just 15 minutes before Murphy's "town hall" event on October 25, the board was supposed to meet for the first time since a scathing federal audit questioned over $1.4 million in spending.

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