A decommissioned firehouse on Remsen Avenue has been given new life following a redevelopment project that brought a community center to the neighborhood. The Unity Square Community Center will host a myriad of programs, including crime watch meetings, ESL classes, financial counseling for home buyers and job training. It will also house Corazon Kitchen, a […]
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The New Brunswick Fire Department has a new captain, following the promotion of Darrin Van Demark, a 20-year member of the department, on Tuesday, June 17 at City Hall. Van Demark joined the New Brunswick Fire Department on Feb. 12, 1994. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on June 22, 2010 and assigned […]
This year, the New Brunswick Fire Department will mark 250 years of serving the people of New Brunswick. To celebrate this occasion, the fire department has a week of activities planned, including a banquet, a golf outing and a parade through New Brunswick’s streets, culminating in a community celebration at Memorial Stadium. The parade is […]
On Sunday, Aug. 31, the 10th Annual Jimmy D Memorial 5K will see hundreds of participants race in New Brunswick one last time in remembrance of a local hero. New Brunswick Deputy Fire Chief James D’heron died in the line of duty on Sept. 3, 2004 while responding to a fire in the City. Fifteen […]
The New Brunswick Fire Department has two new Lieutenants with the promotions of firefighters Robert Piparo and Collin Thomas on September 4. Robert Piparo has been with the New Brunswick Fire Department since January 2004. He is an instructor in a variety of different fire and rescue response topics and has received the following awards: […]
Aided by a $250 grant from the Society of Fire Protection Engineers New Jersey Chapter, the New Brunswick Fire Department’s Division of Fire Safety has begun a pilot a program to educate the City’s senior citizen population about ways to reduce and prevent kitchen fires. The grant will assist in the purchase of stove top […]
The New Brunswick Fire Department’s 250th Anniversary Celebration will begin on October 6 with an inspection of department personnel and equipment conducted by City officials.
The inspection will take place in the Buccleuch Park pavilion. The public is invited to attend.
The New Brunswick Fire Department will celebrate 250 years of service to the City of New Brunswick with a weeklong roster of events celebrating the department’s detailed history. The New Brunswick Fire Department dates back to 1764, when the first Bucket Company was formally organized. For 150 years, New Brunswick Fire Department was staffed entirely […]
The New Brunswick Fire Department kicked off its week-long 250th Anniversary celebration on Monday with a Departmental Inspection and Awards Ceremony at Buccleuch Park. Fire Director Robert Rawls, Mayor Jim Cahill, Councilman John Anderson and Administrator Thomas Loughlin were on hand to inspect the members of the department and their equipment. Please click here to view […]