Sunday, April 14, 2013
NJ.com report claims police responded with riot gear, pepper spray.
Delafield Street was a chaotic scene on Saturday as police responded to an unruly crowd of mostly Rutgers students, according to a report on NJ.com. "Hundreds" of students were partying on Delafield Street near Saint Peter's University Hospital when police were called in shortly after 5 p.m. to disperse the crowd, according to the report. A riot squad was brought in using shields and pepper spray after a couch was set aflame and some students threw bottles at police. "Several arrests" were made, according to the report.
Sunday, September 23, 2012
The family festival at Boyd Park is free and runs from noon to 6 p.m.
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Sunday, September 23, 2012
The 33rd Annual Raritan River Festival returns to Boyd Park on Sunday with a slew of outdoor activities suitable for all ages. According to a press release from the City of New Brunswick, the festival begins at noon and goes until 6 p.m. Cardboard canoe races and the Beez Foundation's Rubber Duck Race are some of the festival's more famous activities, but canoe tours, games, crafts, live music, a physics show, a magic show, and a composting workshop will be also be offered, according to the city. Admission to all activities is free. The Rubber Duck Race will award prizes of a $1,000 American Express gift card, an ipad, and a $250 American Express gift card, according to the city. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Beez Foundation, …
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The identity of the woman killed yesterday by an Amtrak train in New Brunswick is still unknown.
The woman who was killed by an Amtrak train late yesterday afternoon at New Brunswick still has not been identified. The accident caused a major disruption yesterday of train traffic along the entire Northeast Corridor line from New York through Trenton. Into the evening hours, trains were running as much as an hour late along that line and other New Jersey lines that snake off that main train line, such as the North Jersey Coast spur that runs through Woodbridge to shore points. The victim was hit by an Amtrak express train called the Keystone around 4:30 pm just west of the New Brunswick train station in downtown section of the city, said Amtrak spokesman Cliff Cole. The accident occurred west of the New Brunswick station, Cole said. …
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Senator Lautenberg's Constituent Outreach Program visits New Brunswick
Woodbridge residents braved the cold to take part in U.S. Senator Frank Launtenberg's sponsored Constituent Services Outreach Day at the Middlesex County Administration Building in New Brunswick. According to Caley Gray, Lautenberg's community director, the senator has been proactive in his outreach projects, particularly since the Mobile Constituent Services Program started two years ago. The program has made a point of visiting each of the state's 21 counties at least six times per year. Gray also pointed out that the mobile staff visits municipal and county offices as well as libraries. All the sites are easily accessed by the public and provide help with federal issues, Veteran's Affairs, Medicare, the Internal Revenue Service, and …