Other NJ News

White Supremacist Group Posts Anti-immigration Flyers Around New Brunswick

c7d05e17463a37f5c789_IMG_20171206_194530372__1_.jpg
White supremacist posters from the self-described "Patriot Front" were found up and down George Street. Credits: Daniel J. Munoz

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —  Police are investigating white supremacist flyers that were posted on George Street in downtown New Brunswick on the afternoon on Dec. 6. 

The flyers allege "white Americans" have a "civic duty" to report undocumented immigrants to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

New Brunswick has a large population of undocumented immigrants.

Sign Up for E-News

Included at the bottom of the flyer is the number to the US Homeland Security Investigations tipline. Also at the bottom of the flyer is a web address to the Patriot Front, a white supremacist group.

The web address uses the words “Blood and soil,” making a reference to the Nazi slogan which was repeatedly chanted at white supremacist and Nazi rallies at Charlottesville this summer.

City officials could not immediately comment on the incident 

Local residents and nearby students are still reeling from a series of bias incidents over the past several months.

In October, white supremacist recruitment flyers were posted across Rutgers University campus, as well as signs on the buses which read “Black Lives Don’t Matter.”  

Then shortly before Halloween, a swastika was spray-painted on the side of a dormitory near the Brower Dining Hall.

That same month, Michael Chikandas, a microbiology professor at the food science department, was revealed to have allegedly shared dozens of anti-Semitic internet posts on his Facebook.

In November, a postal envelope containing dog excrement and covered in swastikas was left on the yard of a Jewish resident in Highland Park.

TAPinto New Brunswick is partnering with ProPublica to track hate crimes in the region. The partnership is part of a nationwide project to track and report bias incidents across the country.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Westfield

Fanwood Resident Struck, Killed by NJ Transit Train

January 16, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ — The man fatally struck by a New Jersey Transit train in Elizabeth near the Broad Street station late Saturday night has been identified as 24-year-old Emmanuel Laboy from Fanwood, according to a report by NJ.com.

Laboy, earned a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Affairs from Columbia University in 2017 and a BA degree in political science a ...

Synopsis of Westfield Board of Education Organization Meeting Jan. 9

January 11, 2018

ORGANIZATION OF BOARD 

Business Administrator Dana Sullivan acknowledged Lynn Benner, Kent Diamond and Peggy Oster, who were elected to three-year terms on the Westfield Board of Education on Nov. 7, 2017, and sworn into office prior to the start of the Jan. 9, 2018 meeting.  Ms. Ohlig was nominated to continue as president of the Westfield Board of ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_840b2b49b24228221cf5_best_79fa8c672d731919f994_tap_building

Tue, January 16, 7:00 PM

Westfield Municipal Building, Westfield

Westfield Town Council Meeting

Community Calendar Government

Carousel_image_55ed0f625829e2f6779a_connelly_kathleen_12_pp

Wed, January 17, 8:00 AM

Hilton Garden Inn, Springfield

#MeToo – Don’t Make it #YouToo!

Business & Finance Education Law & Justice

Wardlaw+Hartridge Alumni Share Advice with Students

January 15, 2018

Four graduates from the Class of 2017 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison participated in a panel discussion and answered questions about the college process and their transition from high school on Young Alumni College Day in Lower Snowdon. The discussion was moderated by Susan Swenson of Plainfield, Director of College Counseling.

This year's panel included, from left: Manasvinee ...

Westfield Police Blotter: Multiple Cars Stolen from Driveways

January 10, 2018

January 3, 2018 8:18 p.m.

Officers Natale and Martinez arrested Jared Banksy, 18, of Tallahassee, FL, for possession of marijuana under 50 grams pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of 100 Central Avenue. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released with a complaint summons.

 

January 3, 2018 8:20 p.m.

A business in the area of 200 West South Avenue ...

Garwood Family Center YMCA Students Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Garwood Family Center YMCA students honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by learning about his role in history.

The Garwood Family Center YMCA is a branch of the Westfield Area YMCA. To learn more about full-day and half-day early learning programs, summer camp, and before and after school care for Garwood students, contact Director Shannon McGillis Jackson ...

Dog Found in Roselle Still Being Held at Newark Shelter

A dog that was found on Jan. 9 is still being held at the Newark Animal Shelter because no owner has claimed him. 

Roselle Police said the dog was found in the area of the Roselle side of Warinanco Park. The dog has a distinct blue eye and brown eye. Police also said the animal was checked and had no chip or tags. 

The Newark Animal Shelter has ...

The Role of Meal Replacements in Weight Loss

January 15, 2018

Obesity is at epidemic proportions in the United States and in other developed and developing countries. The prevalence of obesity is increasing not only in adults, but also in children and adolescents. We all know that obesity is a significant risk factor for various chronic illnesses, most importantly heart disease and diabetes, but also cancer and osteoarthritis, liver and kidney disease, ...

290 Hands Create Mural at Westfield’s Jefferson School

The year 2017 ended on a bright note at Jefferson Elementary School in Westfield as students put the finishing touches on the giant mural spanning the building’s main hallway. A total of 290 third, fourth and fifth grade students each participated in 20-minute sessions creating scenes which represent their school and town. Jefferson traditions such as Walk to School Day, the ...

Governor Signs Legislation — Breastfeeding is Now a Protected Category Under the NJ Law Against Discrimination

Effective Monday, January 8, 2018, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination was amended to include breastfeeding as a protected status. As a result, an employer cannot refuse to hire, cannot discharge and cannot treat someone adversely with regard to the terms, conditions or privileges of their employment because that employee is breastfeeding and needs workplace ...

The New Tax Plan: When It Comes To Real Estate, There are Still Winners

Let’s see who wins and who may lose.

We have all heard a lot about the new tax plan. Depending on your individual financial situation, you may have a positive or negative take on the tax bill. But how does it impact real estate? That also depends on a few things, like where you are buying a house, how much money you have, and what you intend to do with it.

The new tax plan has had a ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Medical Minute – Winter Weather Edition

On this episode of AtlantiCast Medical Minute, learn how to take the fight to Old Man Winter, while staying safe! Learn some winter health tips with Anthony Brutico, MD, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Newton Medical Center.

 

Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Concerned About His Legacy; Punishing Legitimate Media Organizations and Small Businesses Isn’t the Answer; Regulation Is

Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his legacy and that of the company he founded. If ...

Obituaries

Feb 28, 1946 - Dec 28, 2017
Mary Jo (Wade) Juelis, 71, formerly of Westfield, died peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, ...
Read more

School PARCC Testing Dead? Governor-Elect Murphy Calls for Change

January 15, 2018

New Jersey — He called for its end during his campaign for Governor and now Governor-Elect Murphy places PARCC testing for students on the ropes for real.

Friday, after the Governor-Elect announced that Asbury Park School District Superintendent Lamont Repollet will lead the State Education Department, he pivoted to ...