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Salvation Army Announces July 2 Start of Registration for Free Back-to-School Supplies

Registration opens on July 2 for New Brunswick families with children entering grades K-8 to receive free back-to-school supplies from the Salvation Army New Brunswick Corps. Registration is open at the Salvation Army New Brunswick Corps office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday during the period of July 2 through July 27. The office is located at […]

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Knights of Columbus Recognize Community Contributors

A group of special community members who make a daily difference in the City of New Brunswick were treated to a special recognition ceremony during the annual Knights of Columbus Community Awards Night on May 23 at Saint Peter’s University Hospital. Each year, Knights of Columbus, Council No. 257 recognizes people and institutions from the New Brunswick community whose work and […]

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Free Prom Dresses Available to Students on May 24

New Brunswick students that are getting ready for prom are invited to take advantage of a free prom dress giveaway on May 24 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. At 5 p.m., dresses will be given away to local area high schoolers at the hospital’s East Tower entrance, located at 200 Little Albany Street. Information […]

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Career Day Exposes NBHS Students to the World of Public Safety

Building on the success of relationships built between New Brunswick High School students and officers with the New Brunswick Police Department, our students were given a further taste of what it is to be in the field of public safety and law enforcement through a Law Enforcement Career Day event on May 3. Officers, first […]

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Annual Arbor Day Celebration Brings Two New Trees to McKinley Community School

The City of New Brunswick, a designated Tree City USA for 34 years, continued its Arbor Day tradition on April 25th with the planting of two young trees on the grounds of McKinley Community School. Mayor Cahill, City Councilman John Anderson and New Brunswick Public Schools Superintendent Aubrey Johnson joined the McKinley community for a […]

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Free Online Workforce Development Courses Available Via Middlesex County SkillUp Program

The County of Middlesex has launched SkillUp, a new program through the Office of Workforce Development that offers more than 4,500 free online workforce development courses to Middlesex County residents. Through these courses, participants may pursue workplace training, receive guidance on job interview skills, prepare for certifications, improve their computer skills, participate in professional development […]

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New Brunswick Kids Sweep Up for Urban Cleanup Week

Fifth grade students from four New Brunswick schools did their part to help keep New Brunswick clean and green during a successful School Kids Sweep Up Day event on April 17. School Kids Sweep Up Day is held annually as part of the City’s Urban Cleanup Week. Assisted by New Brunswick DPW staff and New Brunswick teachers, fifth grade students […]

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New Brunswick Free Public Library Honored with State Library Multicultural Award

The New Brunswick Free Public Library has been chosen as a recipient of the New Jersey State Library’s Fifth Annual Multicultural Program Award. The program submitted for consideration of this award was the library’s annual Holi Festival, an exuberant Indian festival of colors usually celebrated in March that is intended to bring people together. The purpose […]

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Colorful Holi Festival Returns to the NBFPL on April 7

Bright colors, festive music and fun will abound at the New Brunswick Free Public Library’s 9th annual Indian Holi Festival on Saturday, April 7th. Festivities will take place from 1-3 p.m. in the library’s Carl T. Valenti Community Room. Holi is an exuberant festival of colors usually celebrated in the month of March. Originally called […]

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