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The Jaffe Briefing - October 20, 2017

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

CAMDEN - Troubled. Crime-infested. Failing. Pick your own tried-and-true adjective to describe Camden. But even the haters have a tough time ignoring that plenty is being invested in our southern waterfront city. Just yesterday, a whole bunch of important people broke ground on the Joint Health Sciences Center, a 95,000-square-foot building promising to ...

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Police investigating assault near College Ave Campus early Saturday morning

October 21, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A group of eight or nine men surrounded and assaulted a man in the early morning hours of Saturday, October 21, according to Rutgers police.

The victim, described as a man “affiliated with Rutgers University,” was approached by the group in the area of Bishop Place adjacent to College Avenue at roughly 2:20 a.m., police said, after which the men ran off in an ...

New Brunswick Plows Ahead with Amazon Proposal

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Newark may have gotten the state’s stamp of approval for the Amazon HQ2, but local officials say the Hub City still has what it takes.

The New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO) submitted its application directly to Amazon on Tuesday, October 17, said Chris Paladino, DEVCO’s president, adding that he was “very proud” of the ...

Rutgers student sexually assaulted in College Avenue dorm room

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A female student affiliated with the university was reportedly sexually assaulted when a man randomly walked into her dorm room on October 13, according to police.

The assault happened at around 4:30 p.m. in Mettler Hall on College Avenue, Rutgers police said in a university-wide crime alert.

The victim was sitting in her room with the door open, when an unknown man ...

South Brunswick Police Release More Gas Station Shooting Details, Victim Still Hospitalized

October 22, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police released more details about the suspects they are seeking in a botched robbery and shooting at a Kendall Park gas station Oct. 15 that left the 60-year-old attendant hospitalized.

According to police, an older model tan or light brown SUV pulled up to the BP Gas Station on Route 27 and Alston Road in Kendall Park around 4:15 a.m. Oct. 15 and a black male with ...

OPINION

A Call to Action on Healthcare

September 24, 2017

Dear TAPInto New Brunswick,

On July 29, 2016, one week after my 41st birthday, with no warning, I experienced a Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. SCAD is an uncommon heart condition that causes arteries in the heart to tear, leading to a blockage of the artery, and, in my case, a heart attack.  I HAVE NO KNOWN RISK FACTORS FOR HEART DISEASE.  

I am a mother of two young ...

New Brunswick Public School's Friends from Far Away

October 22, 2017

Students from Japan’s Fukui City, which enjoys a long-standing “Sister Cities” relationship with New Brunswick, recently visited New Brunswick Middle School. There, the Japanese youngsters toured the building, attended dance and art design classes, and chatted during lunch with their local peers. Gifts were also exchanged. As a component of the ongoing “Sister ...

No Government Shutdown for Now, But Medicaid Remains at Risk

October 2, 2017

While federal lawmakers avoided a government shutdown this fall, the next budget battle is just months away. Because Congress approved only a short-term fix, leaders will need to once again negotiate a spending plan and the debt ceiling.

Despite the recent bipartisan deal, Medicaid remains a primary target for budget cuts.

People with disabilities, advocates, and concerned citizens deserve ...