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Fire Department Goes Door-to-Door for Red Cross Home Safety Campaign

The City of New Brunswick Fire Department and volunteers with the American Red Cross North Jersey Region installed 169 new smoke detectors in homes throughout the neighborhoods between Seaman Street and Comstock Street on April 23. The fire department partnered with the American Red Cross for its Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. Through this volunteer effort, […]

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Community Cleanups Highlight Urban Cleanup Week 2016

Nearly four tons of litter and refuse were removed from our City’s streets, waterways and open spaces this month as another successful Urban Cleanup Week came to an end. Throughout the month of April, eight volunteer cleanups were conducted by the following groups: the Rutgers Office of Off-Campus Living and Community Partnerships; Delta Upsilon; the […]

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City Police Department Promotes Two Veteran Officers

The New Brunswick Police Department recognized two of its longtime officers with promotions to the ranks of Lieutenant during a Tuesday ceremony at City Hall. Lt. Frederick “Fred” DeLong and Lt. Mark Pappas are detectives, serving in the police department’s Criminal Investigations Division. “Lt. DeLong and Lt. Pappas have a high level of skill in […]

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School Kids Sweep Up New Brunswick!

School Kids Sweep Up Day was successful for another year as 5th graders from Roosevelt, McKinley, Woodrow Wilson and Paul Robeson schools removed approximately 1.29 tons of litter from streets in their neighborhoods. School Kids Sweep Up Day is held annually as part of the City’s Urban Cleanup Week. Students from elementary schools in town […]

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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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