Piscataway Native Elijah Barnwell Switches to Defense in ‘Unselfish Move’ for Rutgers Football

August 15, 2018

PISCATAWAY, NJ – At the start of training camp for the Rutgers football team at the beginning of August, there were a few notable position changes. But none were more eye opening and drastic than redshirt freshman Elijah Barnwell switching from offense to defense, from running back to linebacker.

Barnwell, a Piscataway native and Class of 2017 Piscataway High School graduate, was slated ...

State Commisssioner Champions Food Assistance, Slams Proposed Aid Cuts

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the city's summer farmer's market got a visit from a state commissioner Tuesday who trumpeted not only what was being sold but how it was sold to promote the federal Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) former known as food stamps.

"I'm really excited how our SNAP program is combined with these farmer's markets to make sure people ...

City Proposes Using $553K in Fed Funds for Affording Housing

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City officials want to use $553,274 in federal funds to partially finance construction of a multi-family affording housing development on Remsen Avenue in partnership with a non-profit agency that now owns the property.

The city is seeking to amend its Consolidated Action Plan for 2017-2018 to reallocate the money for a project at 45 Remsen Ave., property owned by ...

Notice from Mayor Cohen Regarding Boy in Crystal Springs Accident

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Brad Cohen has issued the following statement with regard to the fatal accident that occurred at Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center in East Brunswick on Monday, July 30, 2018:

"It is with the deepest regret that I must report the passing of the young boy who was involved in the swimming accident a little over a week ago at Crystal Springs Water Park, ...

South River Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty in Death of North Brunswick Man

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - North Brunswick's William Oross, 49, was busy at work in South River at 11:00 on a spring morning when he was struck and killed by a drunk driver.  Now that driver has pled guilty to the charge of Second-Degree Vehicular Homicide will spend more than five years in prison.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said in a press release that ...

City Again Issues Cooling Centers Alert

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - With a string of days of 90-degree plus temperatures expected this week, the city is once again advising residents that cooling centers are available to escape the heat.

The city library at 60 Livingston Ave. will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today through Wednesday and the New Brunswick Senior Resource Center, 81 Huntington St., will be available from 8:30 a.m.

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