Author Archive | Jennifer Bradshaw

September is National Preparedness Month – Make a Plan for Your Family to Be Prepared!

Do you have a plan for your family to help keep everyone safe in the event of a major storm, fire or flood? The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants all families to have a plan for such situations, so each year, the month of September is recognized as National Preparedness Month across the U.S. […]

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Help the NBFD Tackle Blood Shortages on September 18!

The City of New Brunswick Fire Department invites the community to join them for a blood drive on September 18 at New Jersey Blood Services! Donations will be accepted between noon and 7 p.m. on September 18, both by appointment and by walk-ins. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds and meet other requirements. Donors […]

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City ID Program Now Accepting Appointments for ID Cards

The New Brunswick City ID Program is now accepting appointments for residents to obtain City of New Brunswick-issued ID cards. Adopted by New Brunswick City Council on June 7, 2017, this program is available to all New Brunswick residents age 14 and older. The program is intended to provide residents with a resource to access […]

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Over 500 Backpacks Given to Area Children by NBPD for Back to School

552 local children got new, free backpacks for back to school on August 26, courtesy of a giveaway from the New Brunswick Police Department. Families lined up in the Walgreens parking lot on Jersey Avenue on a sunny Saturday to pick up the pink and black trimmed bags, handed out by officers with the New […]

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Important Information Regarding Labor Day Week Trash and Recycling Collection

There will be no trash or recycling collected on Labor Day, Monday, September 4. Recycling will instead be collected on Saturday, September 9, for residents in the Monday Zone only. Monday Zone residents should place recycling on the curb Friday, September 8 after 5 p.m for collection on the morning of Saturday, September 9.

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Returns to New Brunswick

Police agencies from around New Jersey, including the City of New Brunswick, are gearing up for the state’s largest annual drunk driving crackdown. The 2017 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Statewide Labor Day Crackdown begins August 18 and concludes on September 4. During the campaign, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety […]

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Free School Supplies Available on Sept. 2 at the HUB Teen Center!

New Brunswick Recreation invites New Brunswick families to come to the HUB Teen Center on September 2 to pick up free school supplies and backpacks to start off a fresh school year! The backpacks and supplies are free and open to all, furnished using donations from a number of community groups and agencies. The giveaway […]

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National Night Out 2017 Was a Success!

  Eight neighborhoods in New Brunswick lit up their grills, set out picnic tables and enjoyed a warm summer night outdoors during the City of New Brunswick’s annual National Night Out celebration. National Night Out is a community-building event intended to strengthen relationships between neighbors as well as between residents and the local police department. Picnics and barbecues […]

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