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NBPD Annual Visits Bring Holiday Cheer to Pediatric Patients

Officers with the New Brunswick Police Department again loaded up their patrol cars with toys to bring holiday smiles to the faces of children in two New Brunswick hospitals. Each year, the department visits the pediatric wards of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Saint Peter’s University Hospital, bringing dozens of toys to […]

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Fire Department Leads Community Support Around Displaced Throop Avenue Families

The community of New Brunswick has rallied around the families of 84 Throop Avenue whose homes were destroyed in a fire, making sure the residents are still able to enjoy the holiday season. On Wednesday night, the New Brunswick Fire Department and New Brunswick Recreation hosted the families at the HUB Teen Center on Joyce […]

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Recycling Collection to Take Place, Trash Collection Suspended for Monday, December 26

Recycling will be picked up on Monday, December 26, 2016 for residents in the Monday zone only, but trash collection will not take place. Monday zone residents should place recycling at the curb on Sunday night after 5 p.m. for Monday morning pickup. No trash will be collected on Monday, December 26th or Monday, January 2nd, as the landfill […]

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Lieutenant Mark Pappas Graduates from FBI Academy

On Friday, December 16, 2016, New Brunswick Police Lieutenant Mark Pappas graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy, 266th Session. Lieutenant Pappas was one of 222 law enforcement graduates representing 48 states, the District of Columbia, 20 international countries and three military organizations. The National Academy is internationally known for its academic excellence, […]

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Keep Recycling in Mind This Holiday Season – Utilize the MyWaste App!

Gift a gift to the environment this season and be mindful of what can be recycled throughout holiday celebrations. The City of New Brunswick’s free MyWaste app contains a list of all holiday season items that can be recycled during the holiday season, including non-metallic wrapping paper, greeting cards and Christmas trees. MyWaste is also useful […]

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Code Blue in Effect at Henry Guest House for Evening of Thursday, December 15

Due to frigid temperatures today, Thursday, December 15, Code Blue will be in effect. Accordingly, the Henry Guest House, 60 Livingston Avenue (located next to the New Brunswick Free Public Library) will be open overnight as a warming center between the hours of 7 p.m. tonight and 7 a.m. Friday. The warming center is open to all. […]

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Five New Firefighters Join the Ranks of the NBFD

Five new firefighters joined the ranks of the New Brunswick Fire Department on December 13 following a swearing-in ceremony at City Hall. David Toole, Elter Waymer, III, Edgardo Rivera, Derek Merrill and Eddie Lee, III were sworn in by Mayor Cahill and Fire Director Robert Rawls. This group of firefighters is particularly special, as they […]

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Volunteers Sought to Assist Homeless Residents During Code Blue

The City of New Brunswick seeks volunteers ages 18 and older to assist with its Code Blue program this winter. Code Blue takes place when temperatures drop below 20 degrees Fahrenheit or a minimum of six inches of snow accumulates. When this happens, overnight shelters are opened at City sites to provide homeless residents with a […]

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Appointments Now Available for February Tax Filing Assistance at the Library

Appointments are available now residents to receive free assistance with filing their 2016 income tax returns at the New Brunswick Free Public Library. Volunteers from Beta Alpha Psi, the Accounting and Finance Honors Society at Rutgers, will help taxpayers file online, by appointment only, on Fridays and Saturdays from February 3 to April 8, 2017. […]

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