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New Brunswick Kids Play S.A.F.E. for Another Summer

New Brunswick’s 25th season of Play S.A.F.E. came to a successful end this week after approximately 1,700 New Brunswick kids spent the summer having fun. Play S.A.F.E (Summer Activities for Everyone) is a free, comprehensive summer recreation program offered by the City of New Brunswick’s Youth Services System to all children between the ages of 6-12. […]

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Raritan Gardens Hydrant Flushing Rescheduled to August 7

Hydrant flushing originally scheduled for July 31 at Raritan Gardens has been rescheduled to Friday, Aug. 7. Tap water remains safe to drink during the flushing, but residents may wish to run faucets to alleviate any temporary discoloration that may occur. Residents may direct questions about the flushing to the New Brunswick Water Utility at […]

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Movies at the Market in New Brunswick!

The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market and the New Brunswick Community Arts Council invite families to join them at the farmers market pavilion on Jones Avenue for a series of four free, family-friendly films. Attendees are encourages to bring blankets and chairs for seating while enjoying the following movies: 8 p.m. Friday, August 7 – […]

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Community Collaboration During National Night Out

Neighborhoods around New Brunswick held cookouts and picnics on the evening of August 4 to celebrate National Night Out, an annual celebration that brings together police, fire, residents and City officials to take a united stance against crime. Members of the New Brunswick Police Department, the New Brunswick Fire Department, Mayor Jim Cahill, New Brunswick […]

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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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