The fire broke out around 3 a.m. Tuesday at a building on West 7th Street. There were heavy flames when firefighters arrived, but it was largely under control by about 7:30 a.m.
The former transportation manager for two New Jersey school districts has admitted bilking the districts out of nearly $566,000.
This weekend marked the 15th anniversary of the murder of Matthew Shepard, the openly gay college student in Wyoming whose death raised awareness of bullying, abuse and anti-gay violence across the country.
In the wake of a report indicating that accidents had actually increased at two New Jersey intersections with red light cameras, the mayor of South Plainfield has said it is time for the cameras to go.
“I think with the new playoff system, with the additional teams now in the playoffs, I don’t see why we can’t fight for one of those final spots,” Young said.
A Piscataway, N.J., woman has admitted to stealing nearly $170,000 from a health insurance company, by falsifying invoices seeking reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses for care for her ailing husband.
Student Robb Young says his laptop was taken from room 203 of the school’s Wright-Rieman chemistry lab building in Piscataway on Friday. But the thing is that it contained all of his thesis work, and he has no backup file.
Rutgers introduced Eddie Jordan as its new men’s basketball coach on Tuesday, turning to a name from the school’s past as it seeks to move forward from a scandal that forced the firing of coach Mike Rice.
The annual Rutgers University Dance Marathon is going on at the school’s now-infamous practice basketball court.
A police chase involving a stolen vehicle and a possible kidnapping ended when the driver crashed into a central New Jersey Cadillac dealership early Saturday, damaging a dozen vehicles.
Rutgers cornerback Logan Ryan will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. The junior made the announcement on Monday at a campus news conference.
Though a 20-17 loss to Louisville in the finale dashed the Scarlet Knights’ hopes for the program’s first BCS berth, the consolation prize of the Russell Athletic Bowl presents coach Kyle Flood and his players with an opportunity to add another accomplishment.
The feel around this game should be like 2006, when the Scarlet Knights upset the Cardinals, then the No. 3 team in the nation. Now, on Thursday night, Rutgers needs that same special moment created by the best atmosphere in program history.
The ex-coach’s custom-built 8,500-square-foot house — constructed with a Rutgers loan on land in Piscataway formerly owned by the university — has been on the market for more than seven months without a bite.
The former transportation head for the two districts, 39-year-old Michelle Pumilia has been charged in the theft along with her 68-year-old mother, Virginia Lisay.