Author Archive | Jennifer Bradshaw

Code Blue in Effect for the Evening of Thursday, December 14

Due to frigid temperatures, Code Blue will be in effect for the evening of Thursday, December 14.  Accordingly, the Henry Guest House, located at 58 Livingston Avenue (next to the New Brunswick Free Public Library) will be open overnight as a warming center between the hours of 7 p.m. tonight and 7 a.m. Friday.  Code Blue goes into effect when […]

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2018 Registration Now Open for Recreation Baseball and Softball Leagues

Registration is now open for families to sign up children ages 4-16 for New Brunswick Recreation’s spring baseball and softball leagues. Registration forms in English and Spanish can be found here. Signup is open to boys and girls ages 4-16 and encompasses five leagues: Little Sluggers: Ages 4-6 Minor League: Ages 7-9 Major League: Ages […]

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Public Invited to Joyce Kilmer Birthplace Open House on December 6

The Joyce Kilmer birthplace house, located at 17 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, will be open on December 6 for the City’s annual open house observance of this local historical figure’s 131st birthday. Alfred Joyce Kilmer, author of the poem “Trees” and many other poems and essays, was born in New Brunswick on December 6, 1886 in […]

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New Brunswick Fire Department Recommends Safety Tips for Holiday Decorating

To ensure a safe and happy holiday season, the New Brunswick Fire Department would like to remind all residents to keep fire safety in mind when decorating their homes: When arranging lights and electrical decorations, use proper extension cords designated for indoor and outdoor use. Do not overload electrical outlets when plugging them in. When […]

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NBPD Urges Motorists to “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” this Holiday Season

Law enforcement officials from New Brunswick will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Beginning December 8, 2017 and continuing through January 1, 2018, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety […]

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December Mayor’s Wellness Campaign Schedule Now Available

The New Brunswick Mayor’s Wellness Campaign continues through the month of December, with community health programs, open gym basketball and free yoga on Sundays. Basketball players of all skill levels are invited to play indoor Open Gym Basketball from 6-8 p.m. Mondays in December at McKinley Community School, 15 Van Dyke Avenue, hosted by Hub […]

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New Brunswick Continues Sustainable Jersey Bronze Certification

Did you know that the City of New Brunswick is one of only 208 New Jersey towns that are Sustainable Jersey certified? New Brunswick has again achieved Sustainable Jersey certification at the bronze level for program year 2017. Sustainable Jersey is a voluntary program that allows municipalities to formally document and develop their “green” initiatives. New Brunswick […]

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