Jerome C. Higgins
The 500 students displaced by last month’s 6-alarm fire have been back learning in makeshift classrooms on the campus of Middlesex County College.
Demolition of the James Monroe Elementary School is scheduled to start Friday.
Hundreds of students whose New Jersey school was gutted by a fire are getting a special treat Wednesday. About 500 students got the chance to stomp the football field during a surprise trip to MetLife Stadium.
Custodian Jerome C. Higgins, 48, of East Brunswick, was charged with a petty disorderly persons offense for smoking inside the school, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s office said.