Category: East Brunswick

Retro Fitness East Brunswick Appears To Be Out Of Business

June 24, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–A number gyms and health clubs are going out of business in New Jersey due to government restrictions that have kept the facilities closed during the COVID-19 crisis. There is no sun on the horizon for any gyms or fitness centers to re-open so many are closing their doors for good.

As reported earlier by MidJersey.News Tilton Fitness Powered by Hackensack Meridian Health a higher end hospital type fitness center with 7 locations in New Jersey is permanently closing its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Retro Fitness East Brunswick social media accounts are silent about the permanent closure of the East Brunswick, NJ location.

The East Brunswick location appears to be removed from the Retro Fitness website and a member “Dominic” has posted his e-mail about the club closure on Facebook as shown below.

The East Brunswick location’s Yelp page is still active: https://www.yelp.com/biz/retro-fitness-east-brunswick-east-brunswick?utm_campaign=www_business_share_popup&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=(direct)

Update On East Brunswick Drowning, Appears Victims Did Not Know How To Swim

June 24, 2020


Other MidJersey.News stories on this incident:

Victims identified in East Brunswick drowning

Three Have Died After Being Found Unresponsive In Pool


EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief Frank LoSacco of the East Brunswick Police Department announced today that the tragic deaths that occurred on June 22, 2020 in the Township were accidental in nature.

Although the investigation is active, it was determined that electricity did not play a part in the death of these three victims. The above-ground pool was mostly shallow at 3½ feet deep, but there was a portion of the pool that was 7 feet deep. It doesn’t appear that the victims knew how to swim.

Bharat Patel, 62, his 33-year old daughter-in-law Nisha Patel and her 8-year-old daughter, all who reside at the home in East Brunswick were previously identified as the victims who perished.

East Brunswick Police responded to the residence located at 43 Clearview Road at approximately 4:18 pm on June 22, 2020. and found the three victims unresponsive in the pool; they were pronounced dead shortly after being found.

The Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the manner of death as accidental and the cause of death to be drowning for all three victims.

The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Kimberly DiParisi of the East Brunswick  Police Department at (732) 390-6900, or Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3927.

Victims identified in East Brunswick drowning

June 23, 2020


Other MidJersey.News stories on this incident here:

Three Have Died After Being Found Unresponsive In Pool

Update On East Brunswick Drowning, Appears Victims Did Not Know How To Swim


EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief Frank LoSacco of the East Brunswick Police Department announced today that a 62-year-old man, his daughter-in-law, and her daughter have been identified as the victims who perished yesterday in the Township.

Bharat Patel, 62, his 33-year old daughter-in-law Nisha Patel and her 8-year-old daughter, all who reside at the home in East Brunswick, have been identified as the victims.          

East Brunswick Police responded to the residence located at 43 Clearview Road at approximately 4:18 pm on June 22, 2020. and found the three victims unresponsive in the pool; they were pronounced dead shortly after being found.

The Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the manner of death as accidental and the cause of death to be drowning for all three victims.

The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Kimberly DiParisi of the East Brunswick  Police Department at (732) 390-6900, or Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3927.

Three Have Died After Being Found Unresponsive In Pool

June 22, 2020


Other MidJersey.News stories on this incident:

Victims identified in East Brunswick drowning

Update On East Brunswick Drowning, Appears Victims Did Not Know How To Swim


EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief Frank LoSacco of the East Brunswick Police Department announced today that three people were found unresponsive in a pool this evening in the Township.

At approximately 4:18 pm East Brunswick Police responded to the residence located at 43 Clearview Road. Three members of the same family who reside at the residence where found unresponsive in the pool; they were pronounced dead shortly after being found.

 The cause of death is to be determined by the Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Kimberly DiParisi of the East Brunswick  Police Department at (732) 390-6900, or Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3927.

NJ Semifinalists for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

April 17, 2020

The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. In 1979, the program was extended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts. In 2015, the program was again extended to recognize students who demonstrate ability and accomplishment in career and technical education fields. Each year, up to 161 students are named as Presidential Scholars, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students.

Local coverage area semifinalists:

Vineeth Duggirala, East Windsor – Mercer County Technical Schools – Health Science Academy

Jonathan Li Lin, Cranbury – Princeton High School

Lucy Zou, East Brunswick – East Brunswick High School

Laura Futamura, Middletown – High Technology High School


New Jersey Full List:
NJ – Rohan Amin, Denville – Delbarton School
**NJ – Grace Elizabeth Brokenshire, Woodbury Heights – Gateway Regional High School
**NJ – Alicia Caichen, Paramus – Bergen County Technical Hs
NJ – Elizabeth Angelina Caso, High Bridge – North Hunterdon High School
*NJ – Elli Choi, Tenafly – Tenafly High School
NJ – Eunice Y. Chong, Demarest – Northern Valley Regional High School
NJ – Shawnak Deb, New Providence – Union County Magnet High School
NJ – Vineeth Duggirala, East Windsor – Mercer County Technical Schools – Health Science Academy
*NJ – Laura Futamura, Middletown – High Technology High School
*NJ – Felicia He, Saddle River – The Brearley School
NJ – Kevin Huang, Bellmawr – Triton Regional High School
NJ – Jonathan Koa, Mahwah – Mahwah High School
**NJ – Dong Jun Lee, Fort Lee – Bergen County Technical High School
NJ – YoungEun Lee, Demarest – Northern Valley Regional High School
*NJ – Jeffrey Xiang Liao, Livingston – Livingston High School
NJ – Jonathan Li Lin, Cranbury – Princeton High School
NJ – Shreya Nuli, Bridgewater – Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School
NJ – Ojas Parmar, Edison – Rutgers Preparatory School
NJ – Jason Ping, Fort Lee – Academy for the Advancement of Science & Technology
NJ – Katie Volpert, Highland Park – Highland Park High School
**NJ – Alan Yeung, Sparta – Sparta High School
NJ – Ethan Zhang, Short Hills – Millburn High School
NJ – Kathryn Shao Zheng, Tenafly – Tenafly High School
NJ – Lucy Zou, East Brunswick – East Brunswick High School