Author Archive | Jennifer Bradshaw

Music Education in New Brunswick Recognized by NAMM Foundation

New Brunswick Public Schools were among 388 school districts nationwide that were recently recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as the “Best Communities for Music Education.” Each year, NAMM examines the efforts of school districts to see how music education is incorporated into each district’s core curriculum, including the number of teachers teaching […]

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Alternate Side Parking to Begin on April 1

Alternate side parking is scheduled to begin on April 1, 2015 to accommodate street sweeping throughout the City. Signs are posted on each street advising when alternate side parking is required so that street sweeping crews can clear the streets of debris. Alternate side parking will be in effect through October 1, 2015. For daily […]

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Meals on Wheels in Greater New Brunswick Feeding Those in Need for Over 40 Years

Meals on Wheels in Greater New Brunswick has been in place for more than 40 years, currently delivering 30,000 meals annually to the elderly and home bound in New Brunswick and Highland Park. Beneficiaries of the program receive two nutritious meals every weekday, delivered by more than 80 volunteers from around the community. This nonprofit […]

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NBHS Students Raise Over $3,000 For Alzheimer’s Association

Play It Smart students at New Brunswick High School were recently recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for the more than $3,000 they raised to benefit families living with Alzheimer’s Disease. In 2013, the students rallied 170 walkers to participate in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, raising $1,388. The team then returned to the […]

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New Brunswick Community Food Alliance Talks Food Policy at Urban Agriculture Conference

Over 175 people came together from state, county, and local government, nonprofits, and institutions at the Garden Cities: Urban Ag in the Garden State conference on March 13, hosted by Ag in the City.  Discussions centered around New Jersey’s food systems and the economic and societal impacts of greening our urban centers. Participation by urban […]

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Annual Celebrity Basketball Game to Match NFL Players Against New Brunswick’s Own All-Stars

Seventeen former Rutgers University football players, all now affiliated with the NFL, will play against New Brunswick community members at the annual Celebrity Basketball Game, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at New Brunswick High School. Local players will include members of the New Brunswick Fire Department, New Brunswick teachers, and a team from […]

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“Spirit of a Hero” Scholarship Announced for Graduating HS Seniors

New Jersey Heroes, a non-profit foundation started by First Lady Mary Pat Christie, is offering a $5,000 scholarship for NJ seniors in high school to use towards their post-secondary education. The Spirit of a Hero Scholarship is for students who demonstrate a commitment to volunteerism and community contribution, in the spirit of New Jersey Heroes. […]

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