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Young African Leaders Spend Six Weeks in New Brunswick for Mandela Leadership Program

School may be mostly out for the summer at Rutgers University, but special international visitors have been hard at work there for the past six weeks as part of a leadership program that aims to cultivate the next generation of African leaders and creators of change. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is part […]

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Annual National Night Out Celebration to Promote Community Stance Against Crime

On August 4, crime watch groups around New Brunswick will take to the streets and host barbecues, block parties and picnics in a showing of solidarity against crime and violence in their city. Hosted by the New Brunswick Police Department, National Night Out is a nationwide event that fosters community relations between residents and police […]

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NBFD Firefighters Attend White House First Responders Summit

New Brunswick Fire Department Capt. Jorge L. Arriaga and firefighter Nestor Valdez recently traveled to Washington, D.C. at the invitation of the National Association Of Hispanic Firefighters to attend the First Responders Diversity Research and Best Practices on Successful Models for Recruitment, Training and Retention on July 15. Hosted by U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom […]

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Save The Dates for Hub City Sounds!

Mark your calendars for another showcase of music, dance and performing arts with the return of the Hub City Sounds summer concert series. The 4th Annual installment of Hub City Sounds will take place throughout August and into September at various locations around New Brunswick, including the newly-added location of Alice Jennings Archibald Park. The […]

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Restaurant Week Returns to New Brunswick!

New Brunswick is especially tasty at this time of year – it is Restaurant Week! New Brunswick Restaurant Week 2015 boasts a selection of special promotions from nearly three dozen New Brunswick restaurants, spanning breakfast, lunch and dinner. Now through July 25, diners can choose from prix fixe menus, discounts, and more, offering a chance […]

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Working Together to Protect Prostate Health in New Brunswick

Clergy and community leaders joined representatives from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the City of New Brunswick at City Hall on July 8 for a kickoff event in advance of an annual prostate cancer screening and education event in September. “Working Together to Promote Prostate Health” rallied community […]

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