NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Only one of the city’s two major hospitals held public meetings in compliance with state law this year, according to the state Department of Health (DOH) website. With just two days left to provide the required legal notice for a meeting taking place in 2020, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is conspicuously […]
Before Opening Kickoff, Coach Paid Over $3 Million
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and a delay to the school’s football season, Rutgers University has paid its head football coach more than $3 million before the team’s first game with him in charge.
Rutgers Delays Fall Sports After Hiding Extent of Football Team’s Outbreak
Just one week after releasing their fall football schedule, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced Rutgers University and the rest of their athletic conference to delay all games and competitions until next year.
After Avoiding Parents, Superintendent Endorses Closure of Lincoln Annex
A Woodbridge Councilman who Governor Phil Murphy has made the county’s Interim Superintendent of Schools in 2018 has quietly recommended the closure of New Brunswick’s Lincoln Annex School.
Schools Security Director Ousted in New Brunswick
Peter Mangarella, a former New Brunswick Police Director in charge of security for the city’s school system, is being ousted from his position with the school district after nearly a decade in the job.
Deep in Debt, Board of Ed Official Declares Bankruptcy
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The man in charge of the finances for the city’s school district quietly filed for bankruptcy in January, claiming he and his wife were over $1.6 million in debt, despite his $230,454 annual salary. Richard Jannarone has been the New Brunswick school district’s business administrator for 17 years, but he also owns many […]
Rutgers Forced to Close Libraries Amid Pandemic, Pressure From Unions
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—In another move to counter the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, the state ordered all municipal, county, and State public libraries to close, as well as all university computer labs. The mandate took effect on the evening of March 20, following Rutgers University’s refusal to voluntarily close its libraries, despite criticism and […]