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Parents More Involved In College Admissions Process, But Schools Philosophically Divided About How To Manage Them

NEW YORK, N.Y. — A new Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions survey of admissions officers at 387 of the nation’s top colleges and universities reveals that the phenomenon of the helicopter parent – a term given to parents who “hover” over their children – may be more prevalent than ever, but that schools are divided on how to address it.

Two Teens Stabbed In New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK — Police are actively investigating the stabbing of two teenagers, one of whom died Saturday, apparently as a result of his injuries, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Peter Mangarella announced.

Senior NJ DOT Engineer Arrested In Alleged Scheme To Steal $700,000 In Rail Project Grant Funds

TRENTON – A senior engineer for the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) and an alleged accomplice were arrested on charges that they solicited a railroad company to fraudulently inflate the cost of a state-funded railroad repair project by approximately $700,000 and pay them $325,000 in bribes, state officials announced today.