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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The New Brunswick Water Utility will flush hydrants in the Raritan Gardens neighborhood between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday, July 31. Tap water remains safe to drink during the flushing, but residents may wish to run faucets to alleviate any temporary discoloration that may occur.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through 8 p.m. Monday, and cooling stations are available in New Brunswick as the City faces another day of heat. Anyone without adequate refuge from the heat may go to the New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Ave. or the New Brunswick Senior Center, 81 […]
The New Brunswick Water Utility has scheduled hydrant flushing for the Rutgers Village and Edgebrook neighborhoods over a two-week period, beginning July 20. Any discoloration in the water will be temporary. Water is safe to consume during this time, but residents may wish to run the faucet before use, especially while doing laundry.
Volunteers from the New Brunswick Fire Department and the American Red Cross canvassed neighborhoods in New Brunswick near Remsen Avenue on July 11 for the purpose of installing and replacing smoke detectors in the homes of any residents who wanted them. Four teams of volunteers, armed with brand-new smoke detectors, fresh batteries and fire preparedness […]
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 […]
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 […]