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Gisselle is a reporter at New Brunswick Today and a proud Rutgers University Alumni. She has a passion for writing, investigating and bringing attention grabbing news to the local community.


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Police: Three Injured as Vehicle Smashes Into French Street Home

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—At approximately 6:50 am on Saturday, March 18, New Brunswick police officers along with firefighters and emergency medical personnel were called to the scene of a crash that took place at 232 French Street.

A vehicle had lost control and struck the home at that location, which is near the border of New Brunswick and Franklin Township.

The driver of the vehicle was 22-year-old Javier Cortes-Ortiz, a New Brunswick resident who was driving two passengers.

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Tour de Franklin Charity Bike Ride Extends Registration Deadline

FRANKLIN, NJ–More than 230 people have already signed up for the Franklin Food Bank's Annual "Tour de Franklin" Charity Bike Ride, which is taking place on Sunday, April 30.

"Our registration discount has been extended until April 7!!" reads the Facebook page for the upcoming event.

Those who register before the April 7 deadline can get a discount and register for $45.  After April 7, adult registration will be $50.

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Historic Music Series Wraps Up in Piscataway “Olde Town Village”

PISCATAWAY, NJ—A historic music series has been taking place recently on Sundays  at East Jersey Olde Town Village, a county-owned historic area located within Johnson Park at 1050 River Road in Piscataway.

The "village" features a collection of original, replicated, and reconstructed structures from the 18th and 19th centuries, such as the New Brunswick Barracks, Runyon House, Williamson Wheelwright Shop, Fitzrandolph House and Smalleytown Schoolhouse.

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Plays in the Park Closes Out Summer Season With “South Pacific”

EDISON, NJ—Middlesex County’s “Plays in the Park” is closing out its summer 2016 season with a two-week run of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific.”

The musical performances run from July 27 through August 6, with the exception of Sunday, July 31. All performances begin at 8:30 pm  at the Stephen J. Capestro Theater, located in Roosevelt Park, just south of the Menlo Park Mall.