NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Chairman of the city’s Zoning Board spread bad information on his public Facebook page, some of it targeting his own political party. John Cox, a Mayor-appointed board member for 18 years, has repeatedly spread false claims about so-called “illegals” who “belong in jail” and attacks on “dummycrats”
UPDATE: Authorities have identified the deceased as Sharif Austin, a 21-year-old man from New Brunswick. NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Sad news came on Christmas Eve for the family of a man shot and killed in the Hub City’s Second Ward. Authorities have not identified the victim or even confirmed there was a
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Mike Wolfthal started as the interim New Brunswick High School Athletic Director on November 25, according to TapInto New Brunswick. Wolfthal was previously the Athletic Director at Bishop Ahr, a Catholic school in Edison. In March, he announced his retirement from that position, shortly before the school changed
TRENTON, NJ–Bob Smith, one of New Brunswick’s elected representatives, ordered State Troopers to arrest members of the public who clapped and cheered at a public hearing of one his committees on November 18. Governor Phil Murphy criticized the committee for its decision to have one activist in particular removed from
PISCATAWAY, NJ–The 360-acre ecological preserve at Rutgers University has been closed after a student was attacked by a coyote in the early morning hours of November 14. The community was alerted to the Livingston campus incident in the afternoon, when the Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) issued the first of
SAYREVILLE, NJ—Local elections were a mixed bag in Middlesex County, with an array of blowouts, dozens of seats going uncontested, but also many close races and even some votes that are still too close to call. Thirteen of the 25 towns in Middlesex County held Mayoral elections on November 5.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Hospitals are required to host public meetings at least once a year where their Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and at least a quarter of their board members, including the Chairman, face the public. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) in New Brunswick will host its annual meeting on
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A state grand jury indicted a suspended Water Utility employee and two Hub City landlords on September 16. It’s just the latest big news that authorities have been keeping under wraps as their widening investigation into a half-million dollar city government scheme continues. The indictments accuse the suspended