NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Public and non-profit managers who are interested in leadership roles can now register for the spring session of Rutgers' Mini-Masters in Public Administration program, which offers classes in New Brunswick.

The 30-hour program is conveniently structured for working professionals with classes on five Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 4, 11, 25 and May 2 and 9.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A deal may soon be in place to fill the vacancies left by the sudden closing of the Tangerine Grill and Kaati Zone in the Asian food court at 375 George Street.

Morton Herman, who manages the property on behalf of the Jacobs family, said he hopes a deal to acquire new tenants for 6,400 square foot retail space very soon.

“We have a lot of interest, including a couple of national franchises,” Herman said, adding that he hopes the original vision for using the space as a food court can be revived.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–City police are investigating a hit-and-run that resulted in the death of a 67-year-old man sometime late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Bayard Street and Neilson Avenue near the Wolfson Parking Deck. At five AM, New Brunswick police reported that they suspected the man to be dead on arrival of law enforcement.

City police who arrived on the scene reported that the man was unresponsive with no breathing.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Inside the conference space at the Heldrich Hotel, young professionals from companies such as TD Bank, Johnson & Johnson, and Wells Fargo peered intently at one another.

The speaker, Jennifer Smith, had just asked the group, seated around a conference table, to observe their peer's sitting position.

“The question is, 'What message are you sending'?” said Smith, the founder of Growth Potential Counseling, during her session which focused on body language, gestures, and words.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Biking through the streets of downtown New Brunswick may soon get a little bit easier, thanks to a $6 million plan for a major bikeway planned for the city's central business district.

Construction on the first downtown bike lanes, which would connect Rutgers campuses on opposite ends of the city, is set to begin this spring, the Middlesex County Transportation Coordinating Committee announced at its January 28 meeting.

Plans for such a bike lane have been in the works for more than a decade.

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