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Celebrate Black History Month with the New Brunswick Community Food Alliance

A free film screening will mark the New Brunswick Community Food Alliance’s fourth annual celebration of Black History Month in the City of New Brunswick. At 6 p.m. Thursday, February 25, the Alliance will screen “The Changing Face of Harlem” at Crossroads Theatre Company, 7 Livingston Avenue, followed by a community discussion about the film. […]

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Code Blue in Effect Through Thursday, January 14

A Code Blue is in effect in New Brunswick through the morning of Thursday, January 14.Residents without adequate shelter from the cold may go to the Elijah’s Promise Soup kitchen, located at 18 Neilson Street overnight. A Code Blue is declared when very cold temperatures of 20 degrees or below create a danger for those without […]

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Volunteers Needed to Assist With Annual Homeless Survey and Outreach

Volunteers are sought to assist with the annual Point-in-Time Count and Project Homeless Connect to survey the state of homelessness in Middlesex County. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 27,  volunteers will be needed to assist with a number of tasks, including surveys, data entry, collection of donations and distribution of food, coats and […]

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Council Introduces Sick Leave Ordinance – What Does it Mean?

The New Brunswick City Council has introduced an ordinance that if approved, would mandate New Brunswick employers to provide paid sick time for their employees. The introduction of this proposed ordinance does not mean it has gone into effect. The Council will hold a public hearing regarding the ordinance at its December 16 meeting, scheduled to begin […]

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NBPD Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway Brings Meals to 350 Families

More than 350 families in New Brunswick received Thanksgiving turkeys this week due to an ongoing partnership between the New Brunswick Police Department and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Officers with the NBPD’s Operations Division loaded up four police pickup trucks with turkeys to be distributed to families at Suydam Street Reformed Church, First Baptist […]

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