NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ–A freestanding, two-story, 38,000 square foot 24 Hour Fitness gym is being built by the chain on a prime parcel of land fronting on Livingston Avenue. The ground-up-construction project is expected to be finished by June 2020, and will be the chain’s third club in Middlesex County. A 24 Hour Fitness opened in […]
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—This holiday season will be the first where Federal Express, better known as FedEx, won’t be delivering at least some packages for Amazon, the nation’s largest online retailer. With more and more shipments being delivered amid online retail growth, parcel delivery and pick-up continues to evolve. Increasingly, Amazon is delivering its own packages […]
NORMAN, OK—A judge suggested that Johnson & Johnson was the kingpin of Oklahoma’s opioid crisis on August 26, ordering the New Brunswick-based pharmaceutical giant to pay $572 million to fix the ravage the epidemic has caused the state’s residents. The verdict could be a warning to other drug companies facing similar cases in courts across […]
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Parking Authority (NBPA) found a tenant for the space that previously housed Brother Jimmy’s Barbecue at 5 Easton Avenue. After months of delays, Redd’s Biergarten is tentatively set for a “soft opening” in mid-August, according to the NBPA Executive Director’s report to his Board of Commissioners on July 24. “I’m […]
JOHNSON & JOHNSON BATTLES LAWSUITS OVER TALC-BASED BABY POWDER AND PROMOTING ADDICTIVE OPIOID DRUGS NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is now the subject of a U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) probe into whether it lied to consumers regarding potential cancer risks of its namesake talc-based baby powder, according to reports. Yet the Hub City-based health-care […]
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–The downtown Superfresh finally closed for good on June 1 following a years-long struggle to survive.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–About 50 protesters uniformly filled Albany Street on April 25 for the annual Johnson & Johnson (J&J) shareholders meeting to convey a message: The price of bedaquiline, a lifesaving tuberculosis (TB) drug sold by J&J, should be no more than a dollar a day.
They chanted in succession, “Pills cost pennies. Greed costs lives,” while most held one or more pill bottles as props.