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New Amazon HQ? Why Not New Brunswick?

September 23, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County, New Brunswick and Rutgers University officials are eyeing the Hub City and surrounding area as a potential spot for Amazon’s “HQ2,”an East Coast headquarters, that would employ as many as 50,000 people  

The online retail giant, which is headquartered in Seattle, announced its plans earlier this month to pump $5 billion into the ...

Rutgers Football hit with NCAA sanctions, escapes harsher penalties

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers was hit with a two-year probation period, after the NCAA's Division I Committee on Infractions panel ruled the university failed to monitor its football program, the NCAA announced Friday afternoon.

The penalties fell short of the more punitive measures that were considered, which included the loss of scholarships and bowls.

Still, they added little to the ...

On the Hunt for Records—and Some Magic—in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The interior of Spina Records looks like it could pass for a very over-the-top friend's basement music collection.

Boxes of records fill the room, and more recognizable album covers—from acts like Metallica, The Smiths and Prince—line the walls. Antiques and novelty items, like a ceramic dog and a pair of antlers, fill whatever space is left. And the ...

City, County and Rutgers make plans to attract potential Amazon headquarters

Middlesex County, New Brunswick and Rutgers University officials are eyeing the Hub City and surrounding area as a potential spot for Amazon’s “HQ2,”an East Coast headquarters, that would employ as many as 50,000 people  

The online retail giant, which is headquartered in Seattle, announced its plans earlier this month to pump $5 billion into the project, and is ...

County Pursues Efforts to Bring Amazon’s East Coast Headquarters to Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios said the County is pursuing efforts to bring Amazon’s East Coast headquarters to Middlesex County.

Freeholder Director Rios said the County is coordinating with the New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO), the State of New Jersey, and with its municipal partners to respond to Amazon’s request for ...

Spotswood High School DECA To Host Color Run

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School DECA is calling all runners and walkers to come out to their Color Run on Sunday, October 1 at Spotswood High School. The Fun Run/Walk will be held on the Spotswood High School Varsity Soccer Field rain or shine from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Participants are encouraged to wear white so they can get as colorful as possible.

The cost of the Color Run is $20. All ...

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