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Early Childhood Development Screenings Available May 21 at the Library

Parents of young children are invited to have their child’s development checked by medical professionals at a free event on May 21. Children Specialized Hospital staff will be at the New Brunswick Free Public Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 21 to perform early childhood development screenings on children between the ages of […]

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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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New Brunswick Ciclovia Returns on April 19

New Brunswick Ciclovia invites residents and visitors to come out on April 19 in celebration of open streets and active living. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., more than three miles of roads throughout New Brunswick will be closed to vehicular traffic and fully open for a day of family recreational activities. Road closures include […]

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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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NBFD and Firefighter Fitness Featured in NY Times

New Brunswick’s focus on health and wellness is evident in many organizations here – even the City’s fire department! Lt. Robert Piparo and members of the New Brunswick Fire Department recently showed off their workout habits in a video and interview published on the New York Times website. Piparo, a 12-year member of the NBFD, is […]

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