Author Archive | Briana Suffy, Management Specialist

Be Selfless, Be Sustainable – Honoring New Brunswick’s Green and Clean Initiatives

It’s the season of giving and the perfect time to take a look back and reflect on what we’ve done and where we want to go. On November 17th, at the Sustainable Jersey Luncheon at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities, New Brunswick accepted their very first Sustainable Jersey Certification on stage before hundreds of […]

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The Hub City and a Collaborative Course: Connecting Students and Citizens

On Wednesday evening, Mayor Jim Cahill visited the Advancing Community Development class on Busch campus to have a discussion with college students studying ways to impact their communities. This Rutgers University course looks to bridge two communities that go hand-in-hand; the University and the City. Although the University calls New Brunswick home, it can be […]

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This Saturday: Scarlet Knights Serving their City

You may notice more people outdoors this Saturday doing clean-ups, gardening and visiting our local organizations like churches and non-profits. The annual Scarlet Day of Service is Saturday, September 19th and Rutgers students will be volunteering their time to beautify the City and spend extra time in the community. Service opportunities like this are a regular regimen […]

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Friday Just Got Better – It’s Park(ing) Day!

Park(ing) Day is Friday, September 18. What’s Park(ing) Day? No, you don’t need to grab your quarters or cards for the meters. Park(ing) Day is a world-wide event, the third Friday in September, that celebrates community through the transformation of metered parking spots. Citizens, organizations and artists convert parking spots from bare to bold! Check out last […]

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Recycling 101

Recycling can sometimes be confusing. There’s proper disposal to consider for plastics, cans and paper and then you add in those tiny numbers that are supposed to make recycling easier. But the question is, here in New Brunswick, what numbers can you recycle? Well, here’s the answer plus some helpful hints! Always recycle #’s 1 […]

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