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.
A Highland Park psychologist, age 66, died by falling from a New Brunswick parking deck on the morning of Sunday, June 7.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A police sergeant will be disciplined after violating the rights of this reporter and a colleague when he and other officers interrupted our live news broadcast and forced us off a public sidewalk. The incident occurred on March 17 and was sparked by a call to police from security officers at St. Peter’s […]
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—It is now much harder for New Jerseyans to obtain public records from their local, county, and state government agencies after an emergency law passed in four days and signed by the Governor. Among the most devastating blows to government transparency in recent memory were Assembly bill A-3849, and its companion bill in […]
NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ—A tractor trailer crash on Route 1 caused about 150 gallons of diesel fuel to spill into waterways near where the New Brunswick Water Utility draws its drinking water. The city’s Water Treatment Plant typically treats water sucked out of the Westons Mill Pond, but the utility is fortunate to have a second […]
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—With a pandemic forcing unprecedented closures, eight-term Mayor Jim Cahill announced he had furloughed a number of the city’s workers without saying exactly how many. After officials at City Hall dodged our questions for over a week, Cahill’s office admitted on April 23 that the furloughs have already affected 47 salaried workers and […]
EDISON, NJ—Local nursing homes, including a state-run “veterans home,” are among Central New Jersey’s most deeply affected by outbreaks of COVID-19, according to newly-released data on over 400 facilities. The Menlo Park Veterans Home in Edison was the site of 86 cases of the disease associated with 25 deaths there, the most of any home […]