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New Brunswick Students Commit to a Drug-Free Lifestyle Through D.A.R.E.

More than 700 New Brunswick students have pledged to live lives free of drugs, culminating with their graduation from the D.A.R.E. program at New Brunswick High School on May 21. The national D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program promotes a lifestyle free of substance abuse and violent behavior among elementary and middle school-age children. New […]

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Library Seeks Volunteers to Converse and Chat

The New Brunswick Free Public Library is currently accepting applications for volunteers to serve as conversation facilitators for its successful Conversation Cafe program. Conversation Cafes entail small groups of people meeting to practice English, Spanish or Mandarin conversation skills. Facilitators go through a nine-week professional development series that will meet on the dates contained in […]

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Workers Memorial Day and Honoring the Warriors of the Workplace

April 28th, Workers Memorial Day, commemorates the women and men who are the warriors of the workplace by reminding our leaders and our locals that Safe Jobs Save Lives. Yesterday, a ceremony with the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the City and Rutgers University took place on College Avenue at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary. This […]

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HackRU Allows Students to Create and Connect

You know you’re really dedicated to something when you stay indoors on a beautiful day for over 24 hours with zero sleep. Over a recent 24 plus hours span from April 18-19, more than 1,000 “hackers” attended “HackRU,” the largest Hackathon in New Jersey and a marathon for technological developers. Run by students and for students […]

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Alfa Art Gallery Survives and Thrives for Seven Years

Alfa Art Gallery, located on Church Street, is where passions can be practiced for Bulgarian natives Galina and Vesslin Kourtev. Off of George Street, when you’re walking to grab lunch or visiting the theatres, it’s no surprise that an art gallery nestles among hot spots in the Downtown. Both with other careers, the Kourtevs recently […]

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School Kids Sweep Up New Brunswick

School Kids Sweep-Up Day resulted in more than a ton of litter being removed from New Brunswick’s streets, due to the efforts of eco-conscious elementary school students. Held annually as part of Urban Cleanup Week in New Brunswick, School Kids Sweep-up Day entails student cleanups in neighborhoods near New Brunswick schools. This year, students from A.C. […]

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