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September is Hunger Action Month – Help Feed Those in Need!

September is Hunger Action Month and our partners at MCFOODS are raising awareness of hunger in central New Jersey and asking community members to help feed those in need. In Middlesex County, 79,140 people are food insecure, meaning they do not have consistent access to nutritious and affordable food, according to Feeding America.  M.C.F.O.O.D.S. partners […]

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Fitness Courts Are Open!

Our brand-new fitness courts are open and ready to be used, following a Launch Party this past Saturday at Buccleuch Park. Two National Fitness Campaign Fitness Courts are available for the public to use, one at Buccleuch Park and one at Alice Jennings Archibald Park. These state-of-the-art outdoor exercise stations are outfitted with specialized exercise […]

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Cooling Centers Information for Thursday, September 6

Three New Brunswick cooling centers are available for residents to utilize during today’s heat: The New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Avenue will be open until 9 p.m. The New Brunswick Senior Citizen Resource Center, 81 Huntington Street will be open until 4:30 p.m. . Elijah’s Promise, 18 Neilson Street, will be open until […]

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Cooling Centers Information for Tuesday, September 4

Three New Brunswick cooling centers are available for residents to utilize during today’s heat: The New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Avenue will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The New Brunswick Senior Citizen Resource Center, 81 Huntington Street, will observe regular weekday hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Elijah’s Promise, […]

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Cooling Centers Information for the Week of August 27

Three New Brunswick cooling centers are available for residents to utilize during the high temperatures that are predicted for Monday through Thursday of this week. The New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Avenue will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The New Brunswick Senior Citizen Resource Center, 81 Huntington […]

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Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for August 23

The Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission will spray between the hours of 3 a.m.-7:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 23. Neighborhoods to be sprayed include an area with an eastern border of Route 27, a western border of Remsen Avenue, a northern border of Route 18 and a southern border of Van Dyke Avenue and Livingston Avenue. A […]

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Save The Date: September 8 Launch Party for New Fitness Courts!

The City of New Brunswick has partnered with National Fitness Campaign, inventors of the Fitness Court®, to make world-class fitness free for City residents. The Fitness Court is an outdoor bodyweight circuit training gym, featuring all-level workouts that can be completed in just seven minutes a day. Two of these state-of-the-art Fitness Courts will soon […]

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$30,000 Grant Brings New Programs to Play S.A.F.E.

Our City’s free summer program has been bolstered with a $30,000 grant from the Rutgers Community Health Foundation to help bring more enriching summer activities to local kids. Play S.A.F.E. (Summer Activities for Everyone) started its 27th season on July 2. It is a free City-sponsored comprehensive summer program that provides New Brunswick children ages […]

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