Middlesex County College
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.
A six-alarm fire tore through James Monroe Elementary School in Edison last weekend.
James Monroe Elementary School students attended classes at Middlesex County College for the first time Wednesday since a fire destroyed their school over the weekend.
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.
School board president Eugene Donofrio is one of many in the tight-knight Old Bridge High School community mourning the students’ loss.