Posted inBusiness & Labor

Supermarket Equipment Owned by NBPA Will Be Auctioned Off

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Over 100 lots of dismantled commercial kitchen equipment, store fixtures, and refrigerators sit ready for a public auction on February 25 at the site of the shuttered SuperFresh on Kirkpatrick Street. New Brunswick Parking Authority (NBPA), which owns the building and the equipment, recently contracted with commercial insolvency auctioneer, A.J. Willner Auctions, to […]

Posted inActivism & Organizing

Voices from the Darkness: Uncovering the Truth of NJ Immigration Prisons

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ—On February 15, an event entitled “Voices from the Darkness,” offered two opportunities to attendees: a scathing, unapologetic criticism of America’s immigrant detention system and a hearty home cooked meal with members of the church community. The Reformed Church of Highland Park hosted the event, organized by Deportation & Immigration Response Equipo (D.I.R.E.), […]

Posted inLaw & Public Safety

Dead Newborns Found in New Brunswick Recycling Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) recovered the bodies of two deceased newborn babies inside a recycling center in the industrial area of the city on February 19. It’s unclear how the newborns got there, and how they perished. Authorities provided very limited information on the incident, noting that “police have recovered two […]

Posted inBusiness & Labor

New Brunswick White Castle Closes After 27 Years

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The White Castle restaurant on Somerset Street permanently closed on January 12, after 27 years in operation there. Citing “rising costs,” and a “changing business model for restaurants everywhere,” White Castle System Inc. Vice President Jamie Richardson, said that sometimes neighborhoods change or competition increases. The location was sandwiched between a McDonald’s and […]

Posted inGovernment & Politics

New Voting Machines Will Make Debut in Edison and Woodbridge on March 10

EDISON, NJ—On March 10, the citizens of Edison and Woodbridge will be casting ballots on new electronic voting machines for the first time in over two decades. While some of the Middlesex County’s new “ExpressVote XL” machines have already arrived at the Board of Elections warehouse in Edison, the bulk of the $7.6 million equipment […]

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