Author Archive | Jennifer Bradshaw

Play S.A.F.E. Celebrates Another Successful Summer

Approximately 1,300 New Brunswick children spent the past six summer weeks playing, learning, taking day trips and having fun with their friends through the City of New Brunswick’s annual Play S.A.F.E. program. Play S.A.F.E (Summer Activities for Everyone) is a free, comprehensive summer recreation program offered by the City of New Brunswick’s Youth Services System to all New Brunswick children between the ages of 6-12. 2018 marked the 27th […]

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Update Regarding Water Main Break on Livingston Avenue

UPDATE: Livingston Avenue has been reopened between Comstock Street and Delavan Street with lane reductions in both directions.  Water service has been restored in the area of today’s water main break on Livingston Avenue.  Some water discoloration may occur this afternoon as our Water Utility staff performs hydrant flushing as part of the repair and […]

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New Brunswick Neighborhoods Celebrate National Night Out

New Brunswick’s annual National Night Out celebration for 2018 was another fun night of food, music, games and community building across our City. National Night Out is a community event held annual on the first Tuesday in August, intended to build relationships between neighbors as well as between residents, elected officials and police and fire officials. Picnics […]

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Merge Proposed for City’s Engineering and Public Works Departments

On August 1st, the City Council introduced on first reading an ordinance merging the City’s Department of Public Works and Department of Engineering. Many of the responsibilities of the two departments overlap. The Department of Public Works oversees sanitation in the City of New Brunswick, including trash and recycling collection and street sweeping; Parks and […]

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Cooling Centers Schedule for the Week of Monday, August 6

Two New Brunswick cooling centers are available for residents to utilize during the high temperatures that are predicted for the beginning of the week. The New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Avenue will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday and Wednesday. The New Brunswick Senior Citizen Resource Center, 81 Huntington […]

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Bobadilla Summer Soccer Academy Promotes Leadership and Healthy Living in New Brunswick Kids

This past Tuesday, New Brunswick Tomorrow’s Bobadilla Summer Soccer Academy and its network of supporters held a graduation event for 150 participants who attended this year’s camp, celebrating a job well done for another summer.  Named after its creator, Mike Bobadilla, a Captain with the New Brunswick Police Department, the Bobadilla Summer Soccer Academy  is […]

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NBFD Now Hiring, Firefighters; Info Session Scheduled for August 8

The City of New Brunswick is now hiring entry-level firefighters and anyone who wishes to learn more about the process is invited to attend a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 8 at the Hub Teen Center, 411 Joyce Kilmer Avenue. Applications are submitted through the NJ Civil Service exam for entry-level firefighters. This is […]

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Community Garden Program Comes to Recreation Park

The City of New Brunswick and Rutgers University have forged a new partnership to bring a community garden program to Recreation Park. Rutgers Cooperative Extension and the New Brunswick Community Farmers Market will oversee a community garden program in Recreation Park’s garden plots, located next to the basketball courts on Pine Street. Community members can […]

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