Tag Archives | Mayor Jim Cahill

Hundreds of Thanksgiving Turkeys Handed Out to City Residents

Turkeys flew around town on Monday as multiple City of New Brunswick agencies coordinated turkey giveaways to ensure as many residents as possible have food on their table for the Thanksgiving holiday. Approximately 700 turkeys were given out at City Hall through a giveaway sponsored by the Community Food Bank of NJ, the City of […]

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Law Enforcement Collaborative Program Strengthens Community Relationships

The City of New Brunswick has launched a new community program at New Brunswick High School that is intended to strengthen the relationship between young people in our community and the police officers that serve them. Check out our feature on the Law Enforcement Collaborative, a program that brings police officers into the classroom to […]

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Immigration Policies

In the wake of new federal immigration policies and recent reports of a higher volume of U.S. Immigration and Enforcement (ICE) activities, there has been much discussion about policies and procedures followed here in New Brunswick and around the state and our nation. At a rally held at City Hall on February 7, organized by […]

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New Brunswick Community Celebrates Progress at Paul Robeson School with Beam Signing

Paul Robeson Community Theme School for the Arts is progressing through a renovation project and the New Brunswick community and the state gathered on Wednesday to celebrate that progress with a beam signing ceremony! Paul Robeson students grabbed brightly colored markers and joined Superintendent of Schools Aubrey Johnson, Principal Kelly Mooring, NJ School Development Authority […]

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Two City Sanitation Workers Arrested on Theft Charges

Two New Brunswick Department of Public Works sanitation employees were arrested this morning on theft charges stemming from an incident that occurred Monday at Gaby’s Bakery on Joyce Kilmer Avenue. New Brunswick Police detectives have charged Tyrone Brown (46-year-old male from New Brunswick) and Traquan Newsom (31-year-old male from New Brunswick) with theft-related offenses after […]

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The Hub City and a Collaborative Course: Connecting Students and Citizens

On Wednesday evening, Mayor Jim Cahill visited the Advancing Community Development class on Busch campus to have a discussion with college students studying ways to impact their communities. This Rutgers University course looks to bridge two communities that go hand-in-hand; the University and the City. Although the University calls New Brunswick home, it can be […]

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City Officials Explore Possibility of Client Choice Food Pantries in New Brunswick

New and innovative ways to feed hungry families in New Brunswick was an energized topic of discussion on September 30 as City officials toured two food pantries operated by Crisis Ministry of Mercer County in Trenton and Princeton. New Brunswick Mayor Jim Cahill was joined by Elijah’s Promise Executive Director Jim Zullo and Community Organization […]

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Assistant City Attorney Promoted to City Attorney

Mayor Jim Cahill has appointed T.K. Shamy to serve as City Attorney, the approval of which was granted by the City Council at Wednesday’s council reorganization meeting. Shamy succeeds longtime City Attorney William Hamilton, who has filled the role since 1986. Hamilton, a former U.S. Assistant Attorney, Majority Leader and Speaker for the NJ General […]

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