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Piscataway Mayor Blasts Rutgers’ Alcohol Sale Proposal

February 20, 2019 – Piscataway Mayor Brian C. Wahler is challenging the proposal by Rutgers University which seeks to sell beer and wine to all ticket holders of legal age at its football and basketball games. “I’m a Rutgers graduate and a Rutgers fan,” Mayor Wahler said.  “However, no one local agreed to let the…

Rutgers Athletics to Expand Beer and Wine Sales

  PISCATAWAY, N.J. (February 20, 2019) - Rutgers Athletics today announced that it will expand beer and wine sales at department-managed venues beginning in the fall of 2019. Revenues from the sales will serve to off-set scholarship costs, which support the State University of New Jersey’s more than 600 student-athletes and exceed $16 million annually.…

C. Vivian Stringer Coaches Her 1000th Career Victory

It's been 47 years, and now a milestone career achievement! Rutgers Women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer coached her 1000th career victory Tuesday night as RU women beat Central Connecticut State 73-44 at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.  After the game Stringer noted that she's been blessed to have been trusted to coach a…

MENENDEZ HOLDS NARROW LEAD OVER HUGIN IN SENATE RACE

  NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – With two weeks until Election Day, incumbent U.S. Senator Bob Menendez narrowly leads Republican challenger Bob Hugin 51 percent to 46 percent among likely voters in New Jersey, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Menendez’s tight margin stems from the mark his federal corruption trial has left on his reputation,…

Donated School Supplies Will Help Kids Start School Right

The start of the school year can mean added stress for parents with limited means as they struggle to buy school supplies in addition to covering their everyday household expenses. Through the generosity of donors to the annual Project First Class school supplies collection, children of families served by local agencies will get off to…

Stormy Daniels Performing In NJ Tonight To Mixed Reaction

Adult film star Stormy Daniels will be performing in New Jersey tonight. She's scheduled to do two shows at Lace, a bikini bar in Wayne, the next stop on the porn star's "Make America Horny Again" tour. The club says it's booked extra bouncers and bartenders to handle the huge crowd it's expecting, but admits…

Head Of Transit Expects Train Cancellations To Continue

The head of New Jersey Transit is warning customers that train cancellations will continue. At a board meeting in Newark yesterday, Kevin Corbett said the shortage of trains and engineers are issues that won't be solved overnight. He says the agency is losing engineers to retirement and other railroads with higher pay faster than it…

Person Killed Jumping In Front Of NJ Transit Train

There are 60-minute delays on NJ Transit's Northeast Corridor Line after a person was struck and killed while jumping in front of a train. There are reports that he or she jumped off a platform in Metuchen at seven o'clock this morning, going through the train's windshield. The engineer was hurt and rushed to the…