Author Archive | Briana Suffy, Management Specialist

Transforming Trash to Treasure – Spring Cleaning in the City

This past Sunday our Environmental Commission along with the Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership did some ‪#‎springcleaning‬ by tidying up the area around the Raritan River. Clean and green initiatives are really taking off here in New Brunswick and the sustainable snowball is just growing and growing! Another project from COLAB ARTS and the Watershed Sculpture […]

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HackRU’s 10th Anniversary Hosts Fearless and Fun Innovators

HackRU does it again!! Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, thousands of “hackers” spent days and a sleepless night at the Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC) this past weekend to innovate. Just like last year, it was a sunny, spring weekend with technological warriors from all over Central Jersey hunkering down for HackRU’s hackathon of researching, developing and executing a completely […]

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New Brunswick Public Schools’ Third Graders Take the Stage

On Wednesday evening, the American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School presented Dance Power’s Waiting in the Wings Performance celebrating 30 Years of Dance! Ten dances were performed by our students from eight of our Public Schools (Lincoln Elementary School, Livingston Elementary School, Lord Stirling Elementary School, McKinley Community School, Paul Robeson Community School, A.C. […]

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Code Blue in Effect Through Thursday, January 14

A Code Blue is in effect in New Brunswick through the morning of Thursday, January 14.Residents without adequate shelter from the cold may go to the Elijah’s Promise Soup kitchen, located at 18 Neilson Street overnight. A Code Blue is declared when very cold temperatures of 20 degrees or below create a danger for those without […]

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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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