NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – As the 2018 midterm elections took place across the country on Tuesday, November 6th,  New Brunswick residents came out to the polls and among other choices made on the ballot, voted to keep incumbent mayor James Cahill in his position for an eighth consecutive term over independent, first time mayoral candidate Charlie Kratovil.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – On Tuesday, November 6th, the power to determine the future will go to the people of the nation as ballots are cast in the much-anticipated midterm elections all across the country.

Here in New Brunswick, mayoral candidate Charlie Kratovil is attempting a historic upset in a short, dedicated campaign – making his case and appealing to the public about a need for change in city government.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city of New Brunswick has long been known as a major transportation hub for the region. It’s no surprise then, that the official nickname is “Hub City”. With its proximity to New York City as well as being a key rail destination, a home for a major university and the seat of Middlesex County government – New Brunswick has been growing at a record pace in recent years thereby putting a heavy strain on local transit options.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – On the afternoon of Wednesday, June the 6th, on the steps of City Hall in the heart of New Brunswick, a longtime resident, and editor of this publication, Charlie Kratovil, formally announced his candidacy for the mayor of New Brunswick.

Kratovil, known to locals for his advocacy against corruption in the city as well as watchdog reporting on government affairs, is challenging incumbent Mayor James Cahill who is running for re-election to the 8th term in office.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico and quickly became one of the most devastating storms to hit the island in modern history.

With sustained winds of 64 miles per hour and gusts of up to 109 miles per hour, Puerto Rico was in a complicated position, having to respond to one of the most intense natural disasters in its history despite undergoing internal challenges including its own debt crisis, corruption, and political uncertainty.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ— All the latest movie blockbusters point to one thing – comic books & their superheroes are the latest pop culture obsession.

Not to be outdone by the big names like Marvel and DC Comics, some local artists & writers are taking back the grassroots, under the radar spirit of early comic book development with a formidable challenge: producing an entire 24-page comic book in just 24 hours during a competition that yields major prizes.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Throughout the 1990’s and 2000’s, young kids were enamored with radio-controlled (RC) vehicles.

Some found it even more exciting if those vehicles could fly, like RC planes and helicopters.

These primitive radio remote-controlled contraptions proved to be precursors to devices that are now classified officially as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s), which are sometimes referred to as drones.