NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ— On February 14, an employee at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) passed away, becoming the most recent victim in a little known rash of deaths taking place at New Brunswick’s parking decks. Seven others have also died by falling from public parking decks here, including atContinue Reading

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Over the past three months, the Rutgers University Board of Governors held three special meetings to approve contracts for highly-paid employees, including a new University President. The board approved an eight-year, $4 million-per-year contract for the football coach and a contract extension for the current basketball coach whichContinue Reading

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 insolvencyContinue Reading

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 DeportationContinue Reading

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”Continue Reading

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 changedContinue Reading

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–The junior US Senator from New Jersey is struggling to have a breakout moment in a shrinking field of candidates for US President. Senator Cory Booker may have qualified for the November 20 Democratic Presidential Debate, the fifth of the campaign so far, but he has largely failedContinue Reading

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 fromContinue Reading